The Oasis Reporters
November 30, 2017
Aja Naomi King is the newest spokeswoman for L’Oreal Paris!
“Makeup became my armor growing up,” the How to Get Away with Murder star shared in the brand’s official announcement.
“It provided me with a sense of protection and gave me the power and confidence to face the world in the way I wanted. To now represent L’Oréal Paris is incredibly overwhelming.”
To commence her beauty partnership, Aja will promote L’Oreal Paris True Match Lumi Glow, a collection of products for radiant skin (even in the winter). It includes the G lotion Natural Glow Enhancer, a shea butter-infused moisturizer that can be worn alone or under foundation; the Glow Nude Highlighter Palette, available in warm and cool tones; Shimmerista Highlighting Powder, a loose powder for a naturally-radiant complexion; Glow Amour , Glow Boosting Drops that can be added to any liquid foundation; and, Bronze It Bronzer
for a light contour.
All of which retail for$14.99.
This is the actress’ first time as an ambassador to a major beauty brand, but her love for makeup goes back to her childhood in Walnut, California.
“Growing up, I watched my mom apply her makeup in the morning and wanted so badly to be part of that daily ritual with her,” she recalled. “Seeing how much she enjoyed putting makeup on, including her go-to L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Lipcolour, inspired me to love makeup as much as she did.”
Now, she’s joining Camila Cabell, Elle Fanning, Julianne Moore and Eva Longoria—talk about squad goals—as a representative, and has plans to promote self-value and empowerment with events and social media. “I am so excited to help others find and believe in the beauty of who they are because everyone deserves to know their own worth,” she stated.
This news comes shortly after the announcement of the actress’ starring role in the upcoming biopic, A Girl From Mogadishu, as Somali activist Ifrah Ahmed.
The film shares Ahmed’s journey from a refugee camp to Ireland, where she becomes devoted to eradicating female genital mutilation—a powerful role for the actress . The film will end production in February 2018. The upcoming year looks bright for this star.
Aja Naomi King was born on January 11 1985, in the United States of America.
She’s an African American from Los Angeles, California, an actress with a net worth of $3 million. She’s got hazel eyes with black hair.
Her education was at the University of California, Santa Barbara and received her BFA in acting.
Later, she went on to attend Yale University’s School of Drama and she received her MFA in 2010. While Aja was at Yale University, she performed in a number of productions, including A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Little Shop of Horrors and Angels in America.
Aja appeared in a number of smaller film projects at the beginning of her career. She first appeared in the short film, Gloria Mundi as a Dancer in 2008. Later, she played the role of Positive Polly in 2011’s Damsels in Distress.
In 2013, she received the role of Abigayle in the movie, Four. The very next year, Aja was seen as Rose in The Rewrite.
As for TV, Aja made her debut in the TV arena with the role of Samaritan in 2010 on Blue Bloods. Later, she went on to be seen on various shows including Person of Interest, Emily Owens, M.D., and The Blacklist.
Aja’s breakout role came with ABC’s legal drama series, How To get Away With Murder as the character Michaela Pratt.
She can be seen next in the highly anticipated film, The Birth of a Nation.
You can follow Aja Naomi King online at Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.
Sources : E! Online