Lupita Nyong’o is the gorgeous new face behind Lancome Paris, and the stunning Oscar winner has leaked the first photo of her first photo shoot with the iconic beauty company. Just over a year ago, no one knew the gorgeous 31-year-old actresses name. She’d recently graduated from Yale University with an MFA and had only just landed a role in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, a historical drama about the lives of slaves.
Today, however, Lupita Nyong’o is everywhere. Her stunning performance in 12 Years landed her in the center of the Hollywood spotlight during awards season as she cleaned up at the various award shows at the beginning of the year, and her fame shot even higher after accepting a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her 12 Years role. The only thing her fans love more than her astounding acting talent is her stunning beauty and easy-going personality. The actress never fails to come across as humble, intelligent and very appreciative of the opportunity’s with which she’s been presented.
Of course, her popularity didn’t end at the Oscars. Nyong’o was then named PEOPLE’s Most beautiful woman in the world. With her flawless complexion and perfect features, it came as no shock to anyone. She’s now using her beauty behind the scenes as the face of Lancome, and it’s refreshing to see that the upscale brand didn’t try to detract from Nyong’o’s natural beauty.
In the (breathtaking) new photo Nyong’o posted to Instagram, the actress poses casually in a gold bracelet, black dress and what looks like nothing but a little lip gloss. The ad promotes Lancome’s Teint Idole foundation and Nyong’o couldn’t be a more perfect face for the foundation. Her natural glow shines right through, and if Lancome’s foundation sales don’t go through the roof following the release of this photo, I’d be shocked.
Photo Source: Lupita Nyong’o Instagram