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Lupita Nyong'o Is The New Face of Lancôme! 5 Reasons We're Excited For Her New Gig

Cliche Wynter
by Cliche Wynter Published on April 4, 2014
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If you thought Lupita Nyong'o's rise to fame would come to a screeching halt after her Academy Award win, you'd be dead wrong! This morning Lancôme announced the incredibly gorgeous actress as the new face of their beauty brand. It's a move we are more than happy to co-sign! Here's why we're so excited for Lupita's new gig:

In case you're unaware, we're completely and totally in love with Lupita Nyong'o! Ever since she splashed onto the scene, we haven't been able to take our eyes off of her. Apparently we're not alone.

Major beauty brand Lancôme has just appointed the star as their newest ambassador. Yup! She'll be in good company with Penélope Cruz, Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, and Kate Winslet; all famous faces who are also working with the brand.

“I am truly honored to join the Maison Lancôme, a brand with such a prestigious history and that I have always loved," said Lupita in a statement."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.”

She also shared the video below following the announcement.

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Isn't she just the best? Here's why we're so excited for her new gig.

She's stunning

Duh! Just look at her! Look at her go!

She isn't afraid to try bold beauty looks

Feathers and bright lips! We looove it!

Her skin is yummy perfection

We want to bottle it!

She'll be making history

Not only is this her first beauty gig, she'll be the first black woman to snag the spot for Lancôme. That's a big deal!

She understands the importance of embracing your beauty

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Just when we thought we couldn't be bigger fans, she gives this epic speech. Amazing.

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