What a time to be alive, people !
If you like to keep yourself updated on the fashion and beauty industry then you must have heard the amazing news by now. Issa Rae, the mind behind the popular web series Awkward Black Girl, is the newest face of CoverGirl.
For those that aren’t familiar with the webseries, maybe the hit show Insecure rings a bell? The series explores relatable social and racial issues through a funny and witty scope. Issa Rae was nominated for a 2017 Golden Globe award for her starring role as Issa Dee.
I remember being an awkward black girl in high school, reading the pages of my favorite magazines, casually flipping through @COVERGIRL ads, singing their slogan in my head. Never EVER in my life did I imagine I'd be one. I am SO honored and SO excited for what’s to come. Visit @COVERGIRL to learn more #COVERGIRLMADE
After finalizing her partnership with CoverGirl, Rae quickly announced the exciting news on her Instagram account. Rae captioned on of her photos expressing her experience reading CoverGirl as a young girl: