The beauty industry, like so many others, has undergone a seismic shift over the past six months. The way people think about their skin, the way they shop, and the growing awareness (finally!) of racial injustice in beauty have all changed the trajectory of the market forever. In this discussion, our panel of beauty insiders will discuss all of this and how individuals’ habits and routines have been impacted—for the better!
For this W+G TALK, every dollar raised will be donated to Look Good Feel Better, a free nationwide charitable program dedicated to helping women with cancer cope with the appearance side effects of treatment.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET
Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD | Board Certified Dermatologist + Creator, Specific Beauty
Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She has been an expert on anti-aging strategies in skin care for over 20 years and has been featured in various publications including O Magazine, Refinery29, Prevention, CNN, and The Wall Street Journal. Dr. Woolery-Lloyd’s quest for cutting edge research on aging led her to the field of lifestyle medicine, a medical specialty that emphasizes evidence-based lifestyle interventions to improve overall health and wellness. As a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Woolery-Lloyd continues to expand her research on how lifestyle changes can treat and prevent many chronic diseases. Dr. Woolery-Lloyd believes in beauty and wellness from the inside out.
Listed by WWD as one of the 50 most forward-thinking executives shaping the future of the beauty industry, Nigerian-born Sharon Chuter, is a rebel with a cause and on a mission to go off the well-beaten path to redefine the rules of inclusivity and diversity. During her career, which has spanned multiple continents, she’s worked with major multinational beauty and consumer brands including Revlon, L’Oréal, PepsiCo, GSK and, most recently, Benefit Cosmetics. As the creative director of UOMA Beauty, Chuter has taken a hands-on approach to create a makeup range that is forward thinking, radical, and uncompromising. She draws inspiration from her Afro heritage and infuses it with fierce modernity to create a truly fresh aesthetic. In June 2020, Chuter launched a social media campaign called Pull Up for Change, which asks beauty brands to publicize statistics on the diversity of their workforce.
Bee Shapiro is the longtime beauty columnist for The New York Times. She founded the clean and sustainable fragrance line Ellis Brooklyn out of her experiences testing perfumes for the Times and also when looking for a safer option for luxury scents while she was pregnant with her daughter Ellis and living in Brooklyn. Originally from Taipei and Seattle, she is also the author of Skin Deep: Women on Skin Care, Makeup, and Looking Their Best, a compilation of her best columns on beauty.
Ali Finney | Beauty + Fitness Director, Well+Good
Ali is the beauty and fitness director at Well+Good, where she covers sweat, sunscreen, and a little of everything in between. Prior to Well+Good, her work appeared in ELLE, Women’s Health, and Texas Monthly.