• Bigger Than Beauty: Janelle Monae Is The New Face Of Covergirl!

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    janelle mone for covergirlJanelle Monae has just been announced as the new face of makeup giant, Covergirl! This highly coveted position was given to the tuxedo-wearing songstress has always had a soft spot in her heart for makeup and all the beauty perks of being a girl, despite her affinity for menswear-inspired fashion.

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    “Growing up and trying to find myself as a woman and experimenting with makeup, I’d go buy magazines,” Monae explains the beginning of her love affair with makeup. “I’d see Tyra Banks [in the CoverGirl ads] and I’d think, Wow, she’s beautiful. It never looked like she had on too much makeup. There was just something clean and classic about her face.”

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    There isn’t a more fitting word for the “Many Moons” chanteuse than “classic.” You can define her style, poise on stage and overall demeanor as such. “I take a minimalist approach to my wardrobe and I do the same with my makeup. I don’t look at [it] as a mask. I don’t overdo it,” Monae explains of her look. As the new face of Covergirl, you’d never guess that the bouffant-rocking R&B songbird does her own makeup. It’s a good thing Covergirl makes it easy for the average woman to be her own makeup artist. “”I keep my eyes pretty simple but I like to make [my lashes] a little darker and thicker.”

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    “I believe in the idea of every woman finding their own beauty superpowers,” Monae explains of the bigger picture with her involvement with Covergirl. She’s after more than just a made up face. As the creator of the Wondaland Arts Society, Monae keeps philanthropy at the top of her todo list. “I want to help redefine what it means to be a strong woman in the music and fashion worlds.” All signs point to someone like Janelle Monae–such a positive force in music and for young women, in general–to help change the self-esteem of young ladies looking for a role model.

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