Girl Talk: Lupita Nyong'o Talks Hair & Makeup with Glamour Magazine

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Industry newbie, Lupita Nyongo'o, dished to Glamour Magazine her hair and makeup secrets. We find out why she keeps her hair low and her skin radiant and clear. Come inside to get all the deets!

Her Thoughts on Makeup:
I went to an all-boys high school, and they accepted girls in only the two A.P. classes. They had these archaic rules: For example, girls couldn’t wear makeup. I found it so outrageous that an all-boys school could tell girls to not wear makeup! So I went on a campaign. I got a petition signed andeverything. If a girl wants to wear makeup to boost confidence, why not? [But] I’ve worked hard to feel beautiful in my natural skin. Personally, I don’t ever want to depend on makeup to feel beautiful.

Red Carpet Makeup:
I love color. I’m enjoying trying all different shades. Makeup isn’t something I’ve worn a lot of in my life. So it’s good to work with someone like [makeup artist] Nick Barose, who is inspired by my complexion and knows how to work

Her Skin Care Secrets:
I love using natural oils. I use avocado oil and Hawaiian kukui oil on my face. I like to keep things natural, simple, and straightforward.

Her Signature Cropped Hair:
The first time I cut all my hair off was when I was 19. I just got fed up going to the salon every week. I’d had enough! On a whim, it was off. It’s low-maintenance.

Story Credit:Necole Bitchie


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