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Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!

Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!
Issa Rae & Ayesha Curry 

Black women spend a lot on beauty products- $7.5 billion annually– to be exact. Yet, we are grossly misrepresented in beauty advertising. In fact, a survey from 2015 found that of all the fashion advertising done for Spring and Summer, 85% of the models were white, and just 5% black. Hold the mascara! However, we can’t ignore when certain cosmetic giants get it right. Enter CoverGirl, who has been consistently using black models for years. When news broke of Issa Rae and now Ayesha Curry being added to the prestigious CoverGirl list, we decided to highlight some other CG beauties, past and present, who have represented us well!


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Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!
Actress Zendaya
Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!
Singer/Actress Janelle Monae

Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!
Actress/Singer/Rapper Queen Latifah

Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!
Singer Rihanna

Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!
Model-preneure Tyra Banks
Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!
Singer/Actress Brandy

Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!
Model/Actress Eva Marcille 

Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!
America’s Next Top Model Krista White

Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!
Model Sheila Johnson

Who is your favorite CoverGirl?
Newest CoverGirls Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry & 9 Other Times CG Got It Right!
Erickka Sy Savané is managing editor of CurlyNikki.com, a wife, mom, and freelance writer based in Jersey, City, NJ. Her work has appeared in Essence.comEbony.com, Madamenoire.com, xoNecole.com, and more. When she’s not writing…wait, she’s always writing! Follow her on Twitter, Instagram or  

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