Style secrets from Lupita Nyong’o, who tops People’s ‘most beauitful’ list
By Brittany Anas
Throughout the awards show season, actress Lupita Nyong’o was a regular on the “best dressed lists.” We can still picture that stunning bright red Ralph Lauren cape dress. She also wowed us with her touching acceptance speech at the Oscar’s, where she won for her role in 12 Years a Slave.
Now, the Mexican-born, Kenyan actress gracing the cover of People as the magazine announced that Nyong’o, 31, has been selected as The Most Beautiful person in 2014.
She told the magazine: “It was exciting and just a major, major compliment. I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen.”
She’s among good company. Other women who are in People’s Top 50 include: Keri Russell, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Mindy Kaling, Amber Heard, Gabrielle Union, Molly Sims, Stacy Keibler, and Kerry Washington.
In a sneak peek of the issue, some of People’s Most Beautiful dished their beauty secrets: Jenna Dewan-Tatum credits Josie Maran’s Argan Oil for her glowing skin. For Keibler, organic fruits and veggies, along with lots of water and meditation keep her looking (and feeling) great.
Here are a few of our fave beauty secrets from the Most Beautiful women.
- Lancome make-up. Earlier this month Lupita Nyong’o became the “face” of Lancome. (Stars who proceeded her include Penelope Cruz and Julia Roberts). Françoise Lehmann, general manager of Lancôme International said in a press release: “A strikingly beautiful and intelligent woman, serenely but strongly living her life her own way, Lupita has this special kind of aura both enlightening and deep.” We’d love to know her secrets for flawless skin. ‘Till then, we’re on board with Lancome’s Absolute Premium Skin Care Set that comes with products to rejuvenate and firm the skin. (Earn free shipping when you spend $50 or more at Macy’s — plus with the purchase of the skin care set, you’ll get a free gift from Lancome. Save even more by earning 7 percent Cash Back when you shop at Macy’s with ShopAtHome.com).
- Glam headbands! The actress made a simple, but glamorous style statement on the red carpet by wearing elegant headbands. Add a touch of glamour to your look with one of these ‘Crest of Stones’ Head Wraps from Nordstorm.
- Beauty rest. Actress-comedian-author Mindy Kaling’s idea of “pampering” is getting a good night’s rest. The Mindy Project creator quips she has the sleeping habits of a 12-year-old boy and could snooze to 2 p.m
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