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Thursday, 9 March 2017

Maria Borges Is The New International Spokesperson For L’Oréal Paris

By Amanda Hawker



In 2015, she stunned the world and became an icon for women with natural hair everywhere when she became the first Victoria’s Secret Angel to strut the catwalk in her natural ‘fro. Now, Angolan Maria Borges has gone one better by becoming the new spokesperson for beauty giant L’Oréal Paris!


A leader in the beauty industry, L’Oréal has already partnered with beauties like Borges joins Blake Lively, Susan Sarandon, Jennifer Lopez, Eva Longoria and Liya Kebede as it starts moving towards a more diverse demographic. So far, Maria has already starred in campaigns for the Hydra Genius and Infallible Lip Paint launches and there’s more to come!

She has been modeling since 2010, when she won the Elite Model Angola search. On top of starring in the new campaigns for L'Oréal, Maria has also modeled for Chanel, Balmain, and Givenchy. Part of her new role is the opportunity to introduce new talent to the industry. This new face was Olamide Ogundele from Nigeria, who made her runway debut at Paris Fashion Week.


  


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Amanda is a Cape Town based writer. She loves history, music, writing, travelling and HBO TV series. Her favourite writers are Ken Saro Wiwa, Stephen King and Toni Morrison. In her spare time she writes short stories and explores the lesser-known tourist spots of Cape Town.  ................................................................................................................................................................

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