Never afraid to speak out about diversity in the industry, Lupita is a mouthpiece for inclusive beauty.
Last year, she made headlines when she called out Grazia after it removed parts of her hair for the front cover of its November edition.
And now, the actress has spoken candidly about combatting prejudices surrounding black women’s natural hair.
In an interview with magazine, she said: "My hair is something that, historically, has been shunned.
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"I mean, how often do you hear, You can’t get a job with hair like that?' I ask if that’s still true. 'Oh, yes. Natural, African, kinky hair — it’s often been painted as uncivilised or wild."
Sharing images of her new cover look on Instagram, she wrote: "Being featured on the cover of a magazine fulfils me as it is an opportunity to show other dark, kinky-haired people, and particularly our children, that they are beautiful just the way they are."
It's so refreshing to see a star like Lupita speaking out about beauty issues close to her heart. We can't wait to see what more's to come from this kickass Hollywood star.