Beauty and brains!!
Lupita Nyong’o was not only the picture of gorgeousness at Essence’s Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon — she also delivered an EXTREMELY eloquent speech!
Her topic of the night was one of our favorites: beauty.
But specifically, she honed in on the concept of "Black beauty" in the fashion and entertainment industries!!
As she accepted her Best Breakthrough Performance Award in a white-hot Giambattista Valli outfit (styled with Sophia Webster pumps, Neil Lane jewelry, and an Elie Saab clutch), the actress recalled her struggle with self-image as a youth.
Find out why one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood once found it hard to accept her own skin …AFTER THE JUMP!!!