Join Unilever EVP and COO NA Beauty & Personal Care, Esi Eggleston Bracey, California Senator Holly Mitchell, and Dove Self-Esteem Educator Dre Brown in a conversation tackling how to end hair discrimination and celebrating the 1-year anniversary of the CROWN Act which protects Black people who choose to wear their hair in natural and protective styles.
Moderator Mikki Taylor sits down for a fireside chat with MC Lyte and June Ambrose. It’s a well-known fact that Black don’t crack. These ageless Hollywood stars are proof. Maintaining their relevance and authority as Black women with grace and style, we sit down with seasoned actresses to dish on their beauty regimens, how they’ve been maintaining self-care during this pandemic, and why it’s important now more than ever for Blacks in Hollywood to continue making cinematic strides for the culture
Moderated by Essence's Jennifer Ford with Nandi Madida and Shalom Blac. Beauty is worldwide and it has the power to connect women from all walks of life. Digital influencers in the beauty space have the power to shift entire industries and empower communities of women with just a few words and a camera wink. We catch up with a few of the world’s most popular Black beauty influencers to discuss confidence, the importance of representation, why Black voices in beauty matter, and how to use your platform as an influencer to inspire change.
Whether on the screen or through activism, Dominique Jackson and Dashaun Wesley are no strangers to slaying. As we celebrate Pride Month, the two sit down for an intimate discussion on inclusion and equality within the beauty industry, the community’s mirrored struggle with social biases, and how to own your truth and live unapologetically.
Young, Black & Gifted: Parenting A Gen Z Beauty Boss with Lia-Symone Yahya, Ferdinand Yahya and Yvonne McNair. An enlightening conversation around the realities of supporting children who are currently, or aspire to, launch their own beauty brands. Topics to include: What support looks like as a parent; Navigating protectiveness & constructive criticism; Managing their interaction with consumers on social media as a young entrepreneur, etc.
Ready, Set, Glow with Estee Lauder with Sloane Stephens, Ellarie, and Cynthia Bailey.
SheaMoisture CEO Cara Sabin, and Global Head of Community Commerce Simone Jordan will join Unilever’s EVP & COO NA Beauty & Personal Care, Esi Eggleston Bracey to discuss their commitment to maintaining the legacy and scaling the impact of the once black-owned, and now acquired beauty brand. Moderated by Essence Editor Jennifer Ford.
The fight against systemic racism is not just a political discussion, now beauty brands are joining the push for inclusivity and representation. Sophia and Rechelle Dennis of Girls United chat with Lori Harvey, Sharon Chuter, and Rae Ann Silva on transparency and accountability within beauty companies.
Trying new looks whether for playful enjoyment or a powerful presentation gives us a lift to shine brighter. In light of everything you’re juggling, it’s understandable if Beauty hasn’t been a top priority. Nonetheless, taking care of yourself should be. Join us from the comfort of home to receive advice and tutorials from top beauty experts. Hear curated conversations about personal care, aging and self-image with your favorite celebrities and influencers.