In the last week Covergirl has annouced not one, but two Black Covergirls: Issa Rae and now Ayesha Curry. And while we couldn’t be happier for these two lovely ladies, we thought it was only right to pay homage to the black Covergirls of yesteryear. Remember when winning America’s Next Top Model came with a Covergirl contract?
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In 1992, the model became the first woman of color to garner a Covergirl contract.
Before handing out Covergirl contracts on America’s Next Top Model, the former supermodel was a Covergirl herself in the mid ’90s.
In 1999, the singer began appearing in a wide array of campaigns for the cosmetics company.
In 2003, the America’s Next Top Model winner went on to front several campaigns for Covergirl.
In 2006, the actress took her Covergirl duties to new heights when she created a product line that caters to brown skin.
After winning America’s Next Top Model in 2006, the model became a Covergirl spokesmodel.
Before launching Fenty Beauty in 2017, the singer became a part of the Covergirl family in 2009.
In 2011, the actress became the face of Queen Latifah’s Covergirl Queen collection.
In 2009, the America’s Next Top Model winner also became the newest face of Covergirl.
In 2014, White won the fourteenth cycle of America’s Next Top Model and a Covergirl contract.
Since 2012, the actress and singer has played an integral role in several Covergirl campaigns.
In 2016, Gabourey Sidibe, Serayah, Grace Byers, and Kaitlin Doubleday participated in a Covergirl campaign that also doubled as a press campaign for Empire.
In 2016, the singer and actress capped off a winning year by joining the Covergirl family.