Lupita Nyong’o, a 12 Years a Slave star, has become the new ambassadress of luxury French brand Lancôme and will appear in their next campaign in September.
The Oscar-winning ’12 Years a Slave’ actress has just signed up to become the new ambassadress of the luxury French brand, and will appear in their September 2014 campaign shot by star photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. The 30-year-old Kenyan-Mexican star, who claims she doesn’t wear make-up apart from on the red carpet, is the fourth Academy Award winner to front Lancôme ads, following on from Penelope Cruz, Kate Winslet and Julia Roberts.
Lupita said: “I am truly honoured to join the Maison Lancôme, a brand with such a prestigious history and that I have always loved.
The General Manager of Lancôme International, Françoise Lehmann said that “Lupita is by essence the Lancôme woman – a strikingly beautiful and intelligent”.