• These BIPOC Beauty Founders Reveal What It's Like to Be Part of the Sephora Accelerate Program

    13 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Sephora has eight selected brands for its 2021 Accelerate incubator program , which features a cohort comprised exclusively of women founders of color. If you're looking for fresh faces and brands that are going to be huge this year, this is the place to look. From Hyper Skin to Kulfi Beauty , the founders are just as impressive as the brands.
    The group will participate in months of Sephora-led curriculum and intensive support, as well as receive coveted mentorship from industry veterans like Tatcha's Vicky Tsai and Briogeo's Nancy Twine, feedback and exposure to leading investment firms...
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  • UOMA Beauty Founder Sharon Chuter on Creating a Beautiful Tribe

    UOMA Beauty Founder Sharon Chuter on Creating a Beautiful Tribe

    13 days ago - By Beautylish

    As the brains behind a brand as groundbreaking as UOMA Beauty , it's no wonder founder and CEO Sharon Chuter has a pretty fascinating backstory. The former LVMH exec admits that she fell into the beauty industry after asking Revlon if she could be their distributor in Nigeria, her home country. Fast-forward a few years, and Chuter is making waves in the beauty industry with her inclusive cosmetics brand and PullUpForChange , a grassroots campaign which challenges beauty brands to disclose the number of Black employees on their payroll. Ahead, we chat with Chuter to learn more about the...
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