Sephora Sephora is a 1chain of beauty product stores founded in France in 1969 and purchased by Paris-based conglomerate LVMH in 1997. The Sephora string includes more than 750 stores in 21 countries. It holds over 250 brands of items that include makeup, skin care, fragrance, bath, scalp products, mane tools, and beauty accessories, including Sephora's own private label. Overview Sephora is a member of Paris-based Mot Hennessy. Louis Vuitton Group (LVMH). Sephora..