Sephora opens in Downtown Alhambra with beauty, wellness for all

By Jewelyn Co

Sephora is located at 2 S. Garfield Ave., Suite 120. Contact the store at 626-283-6220

Sephora celebrated its unveiling in Alhambra with a grand opening in Alhambra Place in Downtown Alhambra on Sept. 3. The beauty and personal care products retailer was founded in 1970 in Limoges, France, and as of 1997 has been owned by the associates of LVMH ( Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton). 

Sephora has over 2,700 stores worldwide with over 500 expanded stores nationwide and online. They are now tapping into smaller communities to create a different type of environment for Sephora and to welcome beauty and wellness shopping experiences for everyone. Embracing Sephora’s slogan of “We Belong to Something Beautiful,”Diana Muniz, Sephora store manager said, “Here at Sephora, we have something for everyone. Our staff is here to assist our customers and help them with what will cater to their needs from dry, oily, normal skin, and even acne problems. Our beauty advisers are well rounded experts in skin care, hair care, fragrances, and makeup. They are unbiased in brands and will assist based on customer needs." 

Sephora has a great assortment of prestige products from in-house brands to luxury brands of cosmetics, skin care, bath and body, fragrances, hair care, and nail and beauty tools. Their collection of luxury brands include Chanel, Dior, Hourglass, Lancome, Tom Ford, Versace, and many more. Sephora launched Black-owned brand campaigns with product lines by Pat McGrath Labs and LYS Beauty. 

“I have been with Sephora for 6 years, and working for this company is wonderful,” said Selina Diego, sales and services lead of Sephora. “We have many product brands, but our in-house Sephora collection products are great quality for an affordable price.” 

Sephora’s licensed cosmetologists and licensed aestheticians are available to assist customers with any beauty advice and recommendations. Beauty services for facial and full makeovers are offered by appointments only. Makeup for bridal parties can be accommodated with some limitations based on available staff and appointments. Sephora practices COVID-19 CDC safety policies and protocols, such as face mask requirements, social distancing, and sanitation procedures. 

With the holidays coming, start with amazing ideas of gift giving with selections of valued gift sets and under-$20 beauty products Sephora offers. “Our gift sets are great for the holidays and any occasion,” said Logan McNair, assistant store manager. “We have many types of gift sets, and the variety in the gift sets are great to gift as a single item. It can fit in any budget with prices under $25, $50, and $100.” 

Sephora’s twice-a-year holiday savings events is exciting with discounted sales and offers in-store and online. The Sephora Beauty Insider rewards program offers exclusive access to benefits such as special birthday gifts, discounts, upcoming events, and product rewards. Registration and sign- up are available in Sephora stores and online. Customers can make their purchases online or via the Sephora app with the option for curbside pickup.

“We are very happy and grateful for the community’s warm welcome, said Ms. Muniz. “We are pleased to serve the community and are looking forward to a long-term residency in Alhambra.” 

Sephora is located at 2 S. Garfield Ave., Suite 120. Contact the store at 626-283-6220, or e-mail sephora.alhambraplace@sephora.comfor customer service and assistance. For store and curbside hours and all other information, visit their website at www.sephora.com, or download the app on the app store. Follow their social media at @sephoraalhambra for updates, upcoming news and events, products, and beauty ideas. 


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