actress Lupita Nyong’o has risen to fame for her talent on screen – but her unique
style and love of colourful beauty has not gone unnoticed too. The actress is
fierce and bold with her makeup choices whenever she hits the red carpet, and
loves to experiment with striking eyeshadow and lip shades. As well as her playfulness
with makeup, Lupita always has an enviable glowing complexion. Here are her 5
best beauty and makeup secrets that make her stand out and look gorgeous too.
1. Her Favourite Oil
reveals that she uses Avocado oil for everything and it works wonders:
"Avocado oil is a big thing for me. I discovered it last year, and at
first I was using it just on my body, but then I realized it works on my face,
and my hair too, for that matter! It's a one-stop shop. Especially in the
wintertime, when my skin is drier, it really seeps in and leaves it nice and
2. She Loves Bright Nails
bright nails but also gives her nails time without polish too: "A nail is
a great place to have a bright color and add dynamism to your look. Right now
I'm wearing Lancôme's blue Marine Chic. A soft pink nude polish is good too.
It's also very important for me to give my nails a break from polish every
couple of days. I have very strong nails, but they need the sun."
3. Her Lip Liner Secret
up a great lip liner trick from a makeup artist: "I had always been
confused about how and why to use lip liner. [Makeup artist] Nick Barose taught
me to match my lip liner not to my lipstick but to my skin tone. It frames the
lip, and lipstick seems to stay on longer."
4. Her Casual Makeup
casual makeup look is elegant and simple: "I'll do defined brows and
natural eyeshadow, then I put on a plum blush, which gives my cheeks a healthy
look. On dark skin, it's easy for blush to be too obvious. And I love lip balm
because you can just grab it and go."
5. Her Groomed Brows
to take care of her brows: "I love having my eyebrows feel done. You just
look more well-dressed. I carry Lancôme’s Kissed by Gold eye-shadow palette
with me all the time. I brush the darkest shade on my brows to give them