20 of the industry’s top artists behind the hair and faces of Beyoncé, Michelle Obama, Tyra...

20 of the industry’s top artists behind the hair and faces of Beyoncé, Michelle Obama, Tyra Banks, Taraji P. Henson and others will be offering live education on how to work with deep skin tones and textured hair.

Support Creatives, a 501c3 beauty nonprofit, has returned with their second event in the educational series Beauty Together. The latest event, BIPOC Beauty School Marathon, will support artists and inclusivity in the beauty industry with back-to-back, industry-led educational courses focused on working with deep skin tones and textured hair. The global livestream event will take place August 10th-14th and will feature industry leaders like Danessa Myricks, Rokael, Larry Sims, Carl Ray, Sherelle Holder, Angela C. Stevens, Naeemah LaFond, Michael Dueñas, and more. Support Creative’s Co-Founder and Celebrity Hairstylist, Michael Dueñas will also moderate the event. Event sponsors include VaultBeauty, Glossier, Danessa Myricks Beauty, The Makeup Show, DevaCurl, Byrdie, and MODERN SALON.


BIPOC Beauty School Marathon is a unique educational opportunity for industry professionals and beauty lovers across the globe, that supports artists and beauty programs in need. Focused on inclusivity in the beauty industry, the event will be led by 20 renown industry artists who will teach an exciting lineup of classes with topics ranging from Mastering an Everyday Natural Glow to Curly Hair Everything. The full list of artists and their scheduled events is included below. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to support artists while learning about important topics that are often underrepresented in the industry. 




Andrea C. Samuels

On-­‐Set Hair & Makeup Techniques with Andrea C. Samuels

Angela C. Stevens

Textured Hair

Brandy Allen

Nude Makeup for Women of Color

Carl Ray, Presented by Glossier

Glowy, Dewy Makeup for Brides

Danessa Myricks

Dimensional Skin for Deeper Skin Tones

Jaleesa Jaikaran

Mastering an Everyday Natural Glow

Jonet W.

Hyper Real Skin + Color

Kahh Spence

Coming Soon!

Kendall Dorsey

Curly Hair Everything

Kiyah Wright

Lace Front Wig Application

Larry Sims

Creative Shapes With Kinky Hair Freehand Hair Sculpting Class.

Michael Dueñas, Support Creatives Co-­‐Founder

Creating and Styling the Perfect Shape, Curl by Curl

Michela Wariebi

Bronzed Summer Beauty for Brown Skin

Naeemah LaFond

Texture On Set

Renée Loiz

Flawless Makeup with Natural Color Correcting and Contouring


Shaping the Eyes

Sherelle Holder

How-­‐to Style Locks

Suzette Boozer

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

T. Cooper

Radical Makeup

Tym Wallace

Editorial Style for Textured Hair


The global livestream event will be open to the public and starts at a $20 donation per class. Want to join all the fun?! All Access Passes are also available for those that want full event access. The passes start at $200 for all hair classes and $220 for all makeup classes. Even better! Be one of the first 25 to purchase an All Access Hair Pass and receive a FREE DevaCurl Melt Into Moisture Matcha Butter Conditioning Mask ($36 value) or one of the first 25 for makeup and receive a FREE Danessa Myricks Beauty Light Work Palette ($42 value). Can’t watch live? All classes will also be available On Demand. 

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Founded by industry professionals Melody O’Flaherty and her husband Michael Dueñas, Support Creatives is a nonprofit unlike any other. Offering access to financial aid, mentorship programs, and opportunities for educational advancement, Support Creatives assists artists in the beauty industry along the path towards lifelong success. While its inception comes in response to the COVID--‐19 crisis, Support Creatives is not just a quick fix. Rather, it is uniquely designed to support artists during the entirety of their careers, whether that be during moments of crisis or personal growth. Support Creatives aims to provide assistance and stability for artists, no matter the situation.

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Originally posted on Modern Salon