Katini Skin x Sephora — San Francisco

Sephora Accelerate Program

Katini Skin had an exhilarating experience at the Sephora Headquarters in San Francisco, joining the Sephora Accelerate Program and attending the Impact Summit. Meeting fellow brand founders and engaging with the Sephora Team was incredibly inspiring. The summit featured notable speakers such as Aurora James, Guillaume Motte, and Nancy Twine, emphasizing the importance of supporting minority founders. Katini Skin is excited to partner with a company that shares its values, and the Accelerate program has exceeded expectations, leaving Katini energized and looking forward to the future.

Katini Skin x Neiman Marcus — Topanga

'Meet the Expert' Event

The chic ambiance of Neiman Marcus Topanga was illuminated by a unique gathering as part of the exclusive 'Meet the Expert' series. The VIP customers of Neiman Marcus were treated to a rare opportunity to connect personally with Katini Yamaoka, the founder of Katini Skin. During the event, Katini shared the inspirations and stories behind her luxurious facial oils, giving attendees a unique insight into the brand's journey. Thank you to everyone who joined us – your presence and enthusiasm made the event truly remarkable.

Katini Skin x Stephanie Flockhart — New York

Gua Sha Masterclass

We want to thank everyone who joined us for our Gua Sha Masterclass. It was an evening of technique, intention, and beauty. Our founder, Katini Yamaoka, shared wisdom about the profound significance of facial oil and its connection to beauty and truth. Natural Beauty Expert Stephanie Flockhart conducted an immersive masterclass on the art of Gua Sha, empowering participants to sculpt and define their healthiest skin. We hope this event helped you cultivate a deeper connection with yourself and your skincare journey.

Katini Skin x Estee Lauder — New York

The Makeup Of Your Career Event

We were honored to participate in The Makeup Of Your Career panel, a partnership between Estée Lauder and Sisters In Media, held in New York City. The panel featured executives from Estée Lauder, the founder of Ami Cole, and our own Founder, Katini Yamaoka, who shared their inspiring career journeys and what motivates them as founders. This event was a unique intersection of culture, beauty, and entrepreneurship, providing valuable insights on how to make your dreams a reality.

Katini Skin x Neiman Marcus — Los Angeles

Women's History Month Panel

Women's History Month was extra special this year at Neiman Marcus Los Angeles, where our Founder, Katini Yamaoka, shared the inspiring story behind our brand and its ethos on a panel alongside incredible female founders in the health and beauty space. We are proud to announce that our products are now available at select Neiman Marcus stores nationwide, and we look forward to connecting with our customers at this prestigious retailer.

Neuehouse — New York

Katini Skin Launch Event

Launch Event Highlights

Celebrate the Beauty of Black History Month

with Katini Skin at Neuehouse

Thank you to everyone who came and uplifted the collective energy during a time we honored the greatness of our ancestors, while also standing in solidarity with the current conflicts happening around the world today. Thank you New York for being a place for all of us to come together.

With love,

Animated image of Katini's signature

Event photos

Guest Speakers

hugh evans

Hugh Evans is an Australian humanitarian. Evans is the co-founder of both The Oaktree Foundation and Global Citizen, formerly called Global Poverty Project, and Executive Producer of One World:Together at Home and Global Citizen Live.

Kweku Mandela

Kweku Mandela is the grandson of the former South African President and anti-apartheid revolutionary, Nelson Mandela. He is the Founder of Based On A True Story, a leading TV and film production company, and a partner in Mandela Media.

Feh Tarty

Feh is a creative director originally from Monrovia, Liberia. His awarded advertising campaigns in both the US and UK include an Emmy, D&AD Black Pencil, and Gold Cannes Lions.