By now Lupita Nyong'o is a household name after she took home the Oscar for best supporting actress, thanks to her role in 12 Years a Slave, and became the spokeswoman for Lancôme. Now she can add People's most beautiful to her list of accolades. All this year she's been completely blowing up the beauty world, and for good reason. Lupita leads the pack at pairing bright, bold colors with her makeup on the red carpet. But when you're brave enough to rock a short Afro, bright hues are just a stroll in the park. Ahead, we have over 40 red-carpet reasons why Lupita should be on your inspiration board.
40 Reasons Lupita Nyong'o Deserves the Title "Most Beautiful"