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L'Oreal has named model Soo Joo Park the brand's first ever Asian-American global spokesperson. Park joins the ranks of Jennifer Lopez, Doutzen Kroes, and Lara Stone, and, as she told Style.com, she's not taking her responsibilities lightly. "I really couldn't ask for a better present," Park tells Style.com. (The brand announced the partnership on her birthday.) "I like that they really take pride in their spokespeople. They have a personal relationship with all the people that they choose to represent the brand."
As for going down in history as the brand's first Asian-American global spokesperson, Park is appreciative but doesn't want to let it define her. "It's such an honor, but I also think the world is getting smaller and the globalization of commerce is influencing industries like beauty and fashion," Park says. "So to be the first to represent a global brand is a huge honor. But I don't want to be just that one thing; I want to be the global ambassador."