Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has been named the new face of French cosmetics giant Lancôme.
Nyong’o has joined fellow actresses Julia Roberts, Penelope Cruz and Kate Winslet who are also part of the brand.
She said in a statement about joining Lancôme:"I am truly honored to join the Maison Lancôme, a brand with such a prestigious history and that I have always loved”, she also added: "I am particularly proud to represent its unique vision for women and the idea that beauty should not be dictated, but should instead be an expression of a woman's freedom to be herself”.
It was truly a matter of time before the actress was awarded a beauty contract, her flawless skin and incredible style has cemented her as one of the most stylish actresses this year. She was the darling of the red carpet throughout the awards season and designers are dying to dress her in the latest fashions.
Lupita is also making history with this deal; she is Lancôme’s first ever black brand ambassador.