Sir John, Global Makeup Artist to Beyonce, Returns for 2019 DIVERSITY IN BEAUTY® Summit

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  LOS ANGELES, CA - 09/26/2019 (

The Summit kicks off Thursday October 24, 2019 in the historic Fashion District of Downtown Los Angeles


For the second year in a row, global makeup artist Sir John will discuss his experiences with representation & inclusion, and the beauty industry’s current state of diversity at the DIVERSITY IN BEAUTY® Summit, October 24-25, 2019 in Downtown L.A.

“He has always been an early supporter of the movement and we’re super excited to have him back,” DIVERSITY IN BEAUTY®  Founder, Tia Tappan, said of Sir John, who headlined its first Summit in May 2018.

Other VIP guests confirmed for the DIVERSITY IN BEAUTY®  Summit include Thembi So of The Shade Room, Global Beauty Director at ESSENCE Magazine Julee Wilson and 2019 Miss America Nia Franklin. More speakers will be announced in the following weeks.

The event format for the Summit is two parts: panel discussions + shopping. The shopping element, called the Inclusive Beauty Lounge, is  DIVERSITY IN BEAUTY‘s signature experience featuring beauty and self-care brands all owned by people of color and members of the LGBTQ community.

This year the Inclusive Beauty Lounge has expanded its exhibitor space to feature 40 brands. Companies interested in exhibiting should contact [email protected]

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Tickets are on sale now at, but hurry! Tickets are limited and this event is expected to sell out!




DIVERSITY IN BEAUTY® - created in September 2017 by diversity and inclusion thought leader Tia Tappan - is an advocacy  platform for representation and inclusion in the beauty industry. The Summit is an extension of the digital platform, and is the first-ever event of its kind.

The purpose of the Summit is to bring together brands, influencers, professional beauty creatives and consumers to have an open dialogue about their experiences and the beauty industry’s current state of diversity.  Through these conversations, our mission is to empower the beauty community with information and inspiration to change the face of beauty until everyone is represented and included.

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