Progress, Not Perfection in Beauty & Media

The year is 2021—should beauty companies still be airbrushing and retouching? (We think you know the answer). Join millennial-loved beauty brand ZitSticka as they foster a dialogue between longtime beauty editors, trans activists, and more. They’ll unpack the industry’s responsibility to be inclusive and also real, the challenges for POC, gay and trans people navigating beauty, how Facetune, filters and “Instagram Face” have affected our collective perspective and more.


  • What does the philosophy of Progress, Not Perfection mean?
  • It’s important that your customers “see themselves” in your brand—Here’s how to make that happen.
  • What responsibility do the beauty and media industries have to reshape a system that has traditionally pursued perfection?
  • May 25, 2021 at 12:00pm – 1pm
    915 Broadway
    New York, NY 10010
    United States
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  • Angela Chen