Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Sephora Impact Summit
Sephora Celebrates BIPOC Beauty Entrepreneurs at Its First-Ever Impact Summit

This week, Sephora North America hosted its inaugural Sephora Impact Summit, a groundbreaking event focused on building, supporting, and championing BIPOC brands within the retailer’s network.

Sephora Accelerate
Sephora Announces New Class Of Brand Founders For 2024 Accelerate Incubator Program

Today, Sephora North America announced the names of eight BIPOC brand founders who will join its 2024 Accelerate program, a longstanding brand incubator that supports emerging beauty businesses.

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…

Sephora Squad Logo
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.

Open to All Logo, Mitigate Racial Bias in Retail Charter
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