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JCPenney & Rare Beauty Launch Accelerator for Diverse Beauty Brands

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Attention all emerging beauty entrepreneurs! JCPenney and Rare Beauty Brands are thrilled to announce the Lift Beauty Accelerator, an exciting new initiative designed to champion underrepresented voices in the beauty industry.

This unique program offers an unparalleled opportunity for five Black or Brown female-identifying founders to accelerate their beauty brands. Selected winners will receive a comprehensive package of support, including:

  • A $10,000 grant to invest in their business
  • Coveted retail distribution through JCPenney, offering nationwide exposure
  • Invaluable mentorship from seasoned industry executives
  • A one-year membership to the Black Beauty Collective, fostering community and networking opportunities
  • Premium placement in the Black Beauty Collective’s Chicago and Los Angeles storefronts

Additionally, winners will benefit from personalized guidance from Rare Beauty Brand’s team of experts, covering a wide range of topics from operational support to navigating the retail landscape.

“We are passionate about empowering the next generation of beauty innovators,” says Chris Hobson, CEO of Rare Beauty Brands. “We are excited to witness the creativity and vision of this year’s applicants.”

Applications are open now through July 18th, 2024. If you are a Black or Brown female-identifying founder with a promising beauty brand, we encourage you to seize this extraordinary opportunity to elevate your business. Visit the Rare Beauty Brands website to apply today.

While you’re busy building your beauty empire, don’t forget to snag some amazing deals with a JCPenney coupon on stylish outfits and home decor essentials. After all, every boss babe deserves to treat herself!

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