Issa Rae’s announcement as the newest face of CoverGirl made us look back on all the talented, gorgeous women who came before her.
CoverGirls: All The Beautiful Black Women Who Made The Brand Iconic was originally published on hellobeautiful.com
1. Lana Ogilvie
Ogilvie was the first black woman to pose as the face of CoverGirl. Her ad campaign launched in 1992.
2. Tyra Banks
Banks followed Ogilvie, appearing in ads in the mid to late 90’s.
3. Queen Latifah
The rapper, actress and producer formulated her own line of cosmetics with CoverGirl, called The Queen Collection.
4. Janelle Monae
Janelle Monae became the face of the brand in 2012.
The “ANTI” signer graced ads in 2009.
6. Issa Rae
Rae announced her newest venture with CoverGirl on September 12, confirming that she is the makeup conglomerate’s latest spokesperson.
Brandy appeared in ads beginning in 1999.
8. Paula Patton
The actress posed for the brand in 2011.
9. Eva Marcille
After winning “America’s Next Top Model,” Marcille snagged a contract with CoverGirl.