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Beauty Buzz: Lupita Nyong'o Inks Deal with Lancome

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The current beauty buzz is Mexican born, Kenyan beauty Lupita Nyong'o and her recent deal with cosmetics titan Lancome.

In what will be the first for both-- Nyongo's first beauty contract and Lancome's first black beauty ambassador, the deal was reported by numerous sources as early as Friday.

Nyong'o follows in the foot steps of current Lancome beauty ambassadors; Penelope Cruz, Julia Roberts, Lilly Collins and Kate Winslet.

The ads, which are set to debut in the Summer, will feature Nyong'o in candid beauty shots donning Lancome products.

Nyong'o has been on a winning streak ever since her breakout role in "12 Years as A Slave" for which she won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

Lancome is among a string of fashion and beauty brands to feature the 31 year old stunner. Nyong'o was recently featured in an ad for Miu Miu and has appeared on the covers of New York Magazine, W Magazine, DuJour, Dazed, The Hollywood Reporter and Vanity Fair.



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