Lupita Nyong’o & Aja Naomi King Featured On ELLE’s 2016 Women In Hollywood Covers

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In ELLE’s 23rd annual celebration of women who light up the screen, Lupita Nyong’o and Aja Naomi King are among the eight supertalents that grace their own covers.

Lupita dazzles in a black, jeweled jumpsuit by Dolce & Gabbana and opens up about her success, despite an agent telling her that her skin was “too dark for African television” – while Naomi glows in a silver and white polka dot Calvin Klein dress as she talks looking to the inspiring people she works with to get started on her future as an artist.

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Lupita Nyong’o Covers VOGUE’s October Issue, Talks ‘Queen Of Katwe’ & Wanting To ‘Create Opportunities For People Of Color’

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Lupita Nyong’o poses for the October issue of VOGUE magazine. The 33-year-old beauty travels to her native East Africa, and welcomes the publication into her family’s village in Kenya for the shoot.

Lupita is starring in the upcoming Mira Nair-directed film, Queen of Katwe, and inside the issue, she talked her character, as well as her admiration for the script.

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Lupita Nyong’o Covers ESSENCE Magazine’s January 2016 Issue, Dishes On Fame & More

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Lupita Nyong’o nabs the first ESSENCE magazine cover of 2016. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens actress is stunning as she takes over the cover of the January issue.

She is currently performing in The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira‘s Eclipsed – currently off-Broaday and heading to the Great White Way in February. The play is set during the Liberian civil war and follows the lives of five women severely impacted by the ordeal. Lupita takes on the role as one of the captives subjected to regular trauma that is “physically and emotionally exhausting” – but it was one she felt she had to experience.

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Lupita Nyong’o Rocks A New ‘Do For RHAPSODY Magazine

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Lupita Nyong’o is picture perfect on the cover of RHAPSODY magazine’s December 2015 issue. The Oscar-winning actress switches things up, rokin’ a center parted bob for the shoot. “A force to be reckoned with,” reads the accompanying caption.

“My first airline cover!” she wrote as she shared a peek at the cover. “Thank you @rhapsodymagazine and @united for joining me on this voyage to a galaxy far, far away! #TheForceAwakens #StarWars @starwars.”

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Lupita Nyong’o Looks Flawless For “Paris Match” Magazine

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Lupita Nyong’o shows off her flawless skin and killer legs in stunning photos for Paris Match magazine. The 32-year-old actress and Lancôme ambassadress opted for an all red look, as she received the glam treatment from the beauty brand. She was photographed by fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski.

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Lupita Nyong’o Covers “Lucky” Magazine; Dishes On Beauty & Being Banned From Makeup As A Teen

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The gorgeous Lupita Nyong’o takes over the cover of Lucky magazine’s March issue. There was a point in life when the 31-year-old Oscar-winning actress and Lancôme ambassadress was not allowed to wear makeup, due her mothering not allowing it. Inside the issue, she opens up about the makeup ban, and how she now appreciates it:

My mother has never ever worn a drop of makeup in her life — not even at her wedding. Honestly, my mother’s outlook was hard for me to take when I was a teenager and wanted to experiment. But in the end I appreciated it, because today I can look in a mirror with no makeup on and love myself.

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Lupita Nyong’o Rocks First Lancôme Campaign

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Weeks after news surfaced of Lupita Nyong’o signing on as Brand Ambassadress of Lancôme, you can now get a look at the first ad for the new campaign. Rockin’ a sleeveless top, the Oscar winner glows in the stunning photo for the Teint Idole foundation.

In addition to the new ad, the French beauty giant rounded up some of Lupita’s faves from their brand for display on their site. Included on the list was a lip gloss, which she says is not sticky on her lips, and blush that helps her cheeks look healthy without looking too flush.

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Lupita Nyong’o’s Gorgeous VOGUE Cover Unveiled

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Lupita Nyong’o brings her beauty to cover of VOGUE magazine. The 31-year-old star poses for the fashion and lifestyle magazine’s July issue.

Shot by Mikael Jansson, in the city of Marrakech, Lupita poses for stunning photos in a number of designer duds — including pieces from Prada, Givenchy, and Vera Wang.

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