Lancôme taps Wednesday actress Joy Sunday as latest ambassador

By Austyn King | Published: 10-Jan-2024

The Dear White People star joins Zendaya, Aya Nakamura, Hoyeon Jung and Emma Chamberlain as the L’Oréal-owned brand’s latest face

Lancôme has appointed Wednesday actress Joy Sunday as its latest global ambassador.

The 27-year-old will star in future marketing efforts for the L’Oréal-owned beauty brand, with details of her first campaign yet to be revealed.

"Lancôme has always been a brand that I have admired for its commitment to empowering women and inspiring us to be the best versions of ourselves,” said Sunday.

“I believe these values are crucial in today's world, and I am proud to represent and collaborate with a brand that shares my beliefs."

Lancôme described Sunday as an “ideal fit” for the brand’s line-up of ambassadors, where she will join singer Aya Nakamura, Squid Game actress Hoyeon Jung and YouTuber Emma Chamberlain.

“Her exceptional talent, unwavering passion, and fresh and young energy are truly inspiring,'' said Francoise Lehmann, Lancôme’s Global Brand President.

Who is Joy Sunday?

Sunday made her TV debut with a role in action remake MacGyver in 2018, going on to star in films including Bad Hair, Shithouse and Dog in 2022.

She appeared in an episode of Netflix’s comedy drama Dear White People in 2021 before landing her breakout role in the streaming service’s Wednesday as siren Bianca Barclay.

In addition to her acting career, Sunday has also produced several short films as a filmmaker with New York-based arts organisation Tribeca Film Institute.

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