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8 Sephora Accelerate Inductees Revealed

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The program provides "consistent, cohesive, and ongoing support backed by digital and in-person resources."

The program provides "consistent, cohesive, and ongoing support backed by digital and in-person resources."

Sephora Accelerate is focusing this year on working with beauty brand founders who are people of color, as part of their 15% pledge to "ensure there are brands representative of the colors, races, and ethnicities that make up America." 

Previously: Sephora Announces Racial Bias Action Plan

According to Sephora, founders will be part of a six-month journey inclusive of an intensive boot camp where they will learn how to create a successful business and eventually launch at Sephora.

The program is said to provide "consistent, cohesive, and ongoing support backed by digital and in-person resources."

Brands include:

  • 54 Thrones (founder Christina Funke Tegbe)
  • Kulfi Beauty (founder Priyanka Ganjoo)
  • ries (founder Megan Graham)
  • Topicals (co-founder Olamide Olowe)
  • EADEM (co-founders Marie Kouadio Amouzame and Alice Lin Glover)
  • Hyper Skin (founder Desiree Verdejo)
  • Glory (founder Alisia Michelle Ford)
  • Imania Beauty (Nia Wellman)