A leader in prestige omni-retail, our purpose at Sephora is to create an inviting beauty shopping experience and inspire fearlessness in our community. Through our continued expertise, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit, Sephora encourages clients to explore the universe of beauty and wellness with an unbiased approach to experiential retail.
Since 1998, Sephora has been an industry-leading champion of diversity, inclusivity, and empowerment in the U.S., guided by our longstanding company values. In 2019, Sephora announced a new tagline and manifesto, “We Belong to Something Beautiful,” to reinforce its dedication to fostering belonging amongst all clients and employees and to publicly strive for a more inclusive vision for retail in the Americas. Sephora continues to give back to our communities and advance inclusion in our industry through our Sephora Stands social impact programs.
Owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's leading luxury goods group, Sephora was founded in France by Dominique Mandonnaud in 1970 and is defined by its unique, open-sell environment with an ever-increasing assortment of products from carefully curated brands, featuring indie darlings, emerging favorites, trusted classics, and Sephora’s own, SEPHORA COLLECTION. Today, Sephora is a powerful beauty presence in countries around the world thanks to its unparalleled assortment of prestige products in every category, unbiased service from beauty experts, interactive shopping environment, and innovation.
Additionally, Sephora has been twice recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in 2018 and 2019. Most recently, Sephora scored 100% on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Quality Index 2019, the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees.