Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Sephora Accelerate
Sephora Calls on Brands to Apply for Its 2024 Accelerate Program

Beginning September 6th through September 25th, Sephora will be accepting applications for its 2024 Accelerate…

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Meet the 2023 Sephora Squad as Sephora Continues to Champion and Invest in Diverse Creators for a More Inclusive Beauty Community 

Today, Sephora introduces the 2023 Sephora Squad – a diverse mix of 68 inspiring voices who reflect the diversity and authenticity of Sephora’s broader beauty community.

Registration is now open for Sephora’s 2023 Accelerate Brand Incubator Program

Sephora announces new program features available to participating brands

Sephora Accelerate, Meet The Class of 2022
Meet the Sephora Accelerate Class of 2022

This year’s graduating class of BIPOC beauty entrepreneurs is the seventh cohort to participate in Sephora’s longstanding brand incubator program, with founders’ brands spanning makeup, skincare, haircare, and for the first time ever – fragrance.

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28 Major U.S. Retailer Brands Form Charter to Improve Retail Environment by Mitigating Racially Biased Experiences

EPHORA, Gap Inc., CarMax, Ben & Jerry’s amongst industry leaders taking first-of-its-kind national pledge to implement strategies aimed at addressing racially-biased and unfair treatment in retail 

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Sephora Announces Participants for 2022 Accelerate Brand Incubator Program, with Continued Focus on Bipoc Brand Founders

Reflecting Sephora’s ongoing commitment to making the beauty industry more inclusive, the 2022 cohort is comprised of brands from all beauty categories that meet a diverse range of beauty needs

Sephora announces first-ever Black-owned brands campaign to support and celebrate Black beauty

Today, Sephora unveiled its first-ever Black-owned brands campaign to further recognize and celebrate the contributions that Black culture and Black innovators have made to the beauty industry.