Sephora raises skin care, sun protection awareness with limited-edition kits

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Sephora raises skin care, sun protection awareness with limited-edition kits

By Gisselle Gaitan - 05/01/2019
Sephora is raising awareness on skin care and sun protection via a new initiative with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

The retailer unveiled a new limited-edition Sun Safety Kit, which will be sold throughout the spring. In addition, the retailer will donate $25 from each kit sold to help supper the cancer center’s continued research and educational programs.

“At Sephora, we are committed to continued education around smart skin care, wellness and self-care, and we are thrilled to partner with such a storied institution for our sun safety initiative,” Artemis Patrick, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer at Sephora, said. “This yearly programming is deeply personal to our clients and employees, and we’re excited to be able to contribute to the important work that Memorial Sloan Kettering is doing for education, research and treatment.”

Each kit, which contains 12 products with SPF, features:

  • Coola Full Spectrum 360 Sun Silk Drops SPF 30;

  • Coola SPF 30 Makeup Setting Spray;

  • Drunk Elephant Umbra Tinted Physical Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30;

  • Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Dark Spot Sun Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50;

  • Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30;

  • Fresh Sugar Petal Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15;

  • Lancôme UV Expert Aquagel Defense Primer and Moisturizer SPF 50;

  • Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 PA;

  • Origins A Perfect World SPF 40 Age-Defense Moisturizer with White Tea;

  • Peter Thomas Roth Max Sheer All Day Moisture Defense Lotion SPF 30 Sunscreen Lotion;

  • Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion WetForce Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 50+; and

  • Supergoop! Supersunscreen Daily Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 40.


“We’re honored to be working with Sephora, not only to help push forward our innovative research and commitment to patient care, but to also have a partner that supports awareness and prevention of this dangerous disease. With this support, we are continuing to keep our foot on the accelerator to save and improve more lives,” said Jedd Wolchok, chief of melanoma and immunotherapeutics service at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Each Sephora Sun Safety Kit retails for $39 and can be found in stores, online and on the Sephora app.

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