Just In: Sephora's Launching a Beauty Class for the Transgender Community

Sephora announced the latest addition to its Classes for Confidence series, which is a beauty program to empower those going through transitional stages in life. The very first of its kind, this one is dedicated to Bold Beauty for the Transgender Community. It's curated specifically for nonbinary and transgender individuals who want a more customized beauty routine. The class is all about equipping you with confidence to live your best life. In an effort to promote beauty as a powerful tool of confidence, in June 2018 Sephora is offering 90-minute interactive workshops led by Sephora instructors who come from the same communities.

The classes are curated to help each participant feel comfortable in a personalized beauty and skincare routine to fit their needs. The workshops will involve things like makeup application tips to create the smoothest textures, how to find shades for your skin tone, and specialized skincare. 

"Sephora Stands is dedicated to supporting diversity and inclusion in all of its social impact programming," Corrie Conrad, head of social impact and sustainability for Sephora, said in a press release. "We stand with all members of the LGBTQA community and are committed to providing these individuals with the tools they want to feel confident and beautiful every single day. At Sephora, we believe beauty is yours to define, and ours to celebrate. We are honored to be a beacon of support and a part of each beauty journey through our new class offering.”

Not able to make a class? Don't worry you can catch them on YouTube. Sephora's transgender advisors will be vlogging all of their tips and tricks for LGBTQA community members.Tune in to a class so an expert can guide you on how to find your customized Sephora beauty regimen. Ahead are some of our holy-grail Sephora favorites you can always find in our cart. These are genderless products with glowing reviews.

Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II 1.7 oz/ 50 mL
Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II $98.00

This effective nighttime serum is packed with powerful ingredients to smooth wrinkles and fine lines so that you'll wake up with a youthful glow. 

Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Natural 1.7 oz
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum $45.00

Meet the ideal hybrid of makeup and skincare in this lightweight tinted moisturizer that provides loads of vitamins and SPF, along with a light-to-medium coverage. 

Roller Lash Curling & Lifting Mascara Brown 0.30 oz / 8.5 g
Benefit Cosmetics Roller Lash Curling & Lifting Mascara $24.00

This mascara is a cult favorite for a reason—it curls and lifts your lashes like crazy with no clumps included.

Radiant Creamy Concealer Cafe Con Leche 0.22 oz/ 6 mL
Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer $30.00

Loved by celebrity makeup artists and beauty editors alike, this creamy concealer melts right onto your skin, hides blemishes, and is completely creaseless. Plus, it has an impressive shade range. 

Lala Retro Whipped Cream 1.69 oz/ 50 mL
Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream $60.00

This lightweight moisturizer saves dry skin with its hardworking blend of six African oils and other clean antioxidants that'll leave your pores feeling plumped and hydrated for hours on end.

Pro Filt'r Instant Retouch Primer 1.08 oz/ 32 mL
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Pro Filt'r Instant Retouch Primer $32.00

This primer controls oils and stops shine to create the perfect canvas before applying your foundation. 

Naked2 Palette Naked2 12 x 0.05 oz/ 1.41 g
Urban Decay Naked2 Palette $54.00

You can't talk about the perfect nude eye shadow without Urban Decay. These shimmery neutrals and matte browns are ideal for all skin tones. 

100% Pure Argan Oil
Josie Maran 100% Pure Argan Oil $48.00

This 100% organic oil is essentially a glow-up in a bottle to prevent any signs of dullness or stress. 

Banana Bright Eye Creme 0.5 oz/ 15 mL
Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Creme $38.00

Loved by Byrdie senior editor Hallie, this eye cream is rich in vitamin C and almost instantly brightens underneath your eyes. Darkness, begone!

Keep your eyes locked on Sephora for more details on the first Bold Beauty class for the trans community.

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