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Lancóme announced that Lupita Nyong'o, actress, Oscar winner and cultural mainstay, is its newest "ambassadress." Lupita is the first black celebrity to rep the global beauty brand, which isn't lost on them. Françoise Lehmann, general manager of Lancôme International, said the Mexican-born, Kenyan 31-year-old is "both talented and committed, true to her African beauty, and showing a great curiosity and open-mindedness in her career choices, [...] Lupita has this special kind of aura both enlightening and deep."