I was just sitting around my office looking at my recent Sephora purchases, and a question popped into my mind – what does the word Sephora mean? It’s a word that I use several times everyday – but why did they decide to name the best store on earth Sephora? My boyfriend consulted Wikipedia for me – here’s our answer:
“The name Sephora comes from the Hebrew name Zipporah, a Jewish convert that became the wife of Moses. Zipporah can mean either female, little bird, or beauty as well.
“Sephora is a name that is synonymous with beauty. Zipporah is a biblical name; she was the wife of Moses and the daughter of a nomadic chief. She was renowned for her exceptional beauty. Sephosis the Greek term attributed to beauty and vanity and the combination of the two words became Sephora.”"
Sephora – a word coming from our own heritage!! The Beauty Bug’s name in hebrew means princess!