Lupita Nyong'o

Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o is the new face of Lancôme cosmetics.

This is a pretty big deal seeing as though she is the first black woman to ever be appointed as the brand’s ambassadress. 

From Huffington Post:

The French cosmetic and skincare company announced the exciting news Friday morning that the 31-year-old will be its new brand ambassador and star in ads launching this September. It was only a matter of time before a major beauty brand snapped up the stunning Academy Award winning-actress — her makeup moments are just as stunning asher red carpet style. She is already one of the stars of Miu Miu’s spring/summer 2014 campaign and we’re sure there are more fabulous partnerships to come.

Read more at Huffington Post

Lupita is the fourth Academy Award winning actress to land a deal with the French company. Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet and Penelope Cruz have all preceding Nyong’o as the ambassadors for the brand.

This is only the beginning.

Congratulations Lupita!

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