Black Entertainment : Lupita Nyong’o Reveals This Shocking Thing a Makeup Artist Once Told Her About Her Dark Skin

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If you follow the activities of Lupita Nyong’o, then you know she isn't shy at all when it comes to discussing her experiences as a dark-skinned black woman growing up and as a Hollywood star. During a recent sit-down with Oprah Winfrey, the actress disclosed a remark a makeup artist recently told her about her complexion.

“There’s definitely still a misunderstanding of dark skin,” Nyong’o told Winfrey on a soon-to-air episode of “OWN Spotlight: Oprah At Home with Lupita Nyong’o and Cynthia Erivo.” “I recently had a makeup artist say to me, ‘Oh, well, you know, your skin can take anything it’s so tough.’ I have very sensitive skin. It’s just misunderstood. And so that definitely then plays itself in so many different ways.”

Nyong’o also also pressed for the representation of dark-skinned women — including behind the scenes.

“The more dark-skinned women that are present and working, the better,” she explains. “And I think it’s about there being a change in the demographic behind the camera as well. And that’s how, then, things will truly change.”

This follows the release of her first book, a picture-based story geared toward children titled “Sulwe,” which was released on Oct. 15. Months earlier in April,

the Oscar-winning actress explained on Twitter why it was important for her to release such a book, the title of which is a Luo term for “star.”

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