Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o Named Newest Ambassador For Lancôme

Source: Beth Stebner / New York Daily News

Fresh off her Academy Award win, “12 Years a Slave” actress Lupita Nyong’o has been named the newest ambassador of luxury beauty brand Lancôme.

The Mexican-born Kenyan actress —  already a darling in fashion circles for her flawless yet daring sartorial choices — said in a statement Friday that she is “truly honored” to join the French fashion brand, adding she was “particularly proud to represent its unique vision for women and the idea that beauty should not be dictated.”

Nyong’o said that beauty “should instead be an expression of a woman’s freedom to be herself.”

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