Adeola Ariyo Named First African Brand Ambassador for Elizabeth Arden

Edna Owusu-Ansah June 10, 2014

Adeola Ariyo Elizabeth Arden

Nigerian model Adeola Ariyo (pictured) has just landed her biggest fashion feat till date. The beauty has become cosmetics giant Elizabeth Arden‘s first African Brand Ambassador.

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Speaking on her landmark accomplishment, Ariyo, who began modeling at the age of 13 in London, said, “Being chosen as an Elizabeth Arden Brand Ambassador in Africa is an incredible honor. Elizabeth Arden herself was an entrepreneur, a women’s advocate, and champion for holistic beauty, inspiring women all over the world. I’m proud to be associated with a brand that embodies such important values.

“I’m proud to be associated with a brand that embodies such important values.”

Elizabeth Arden Africa Managing Director Corne Nel added:

With this appointment, beauty powerhouse Elizabeth Arden is growing its footprint in Africa. ‘Expanding into Africa is an exciting venture for our brand. It’s an opportunity to really celebrate African beauty.”

Adeola Ariyo Sports illustratedAriyo has previously appeared in Sports Illustrated (pictured) and Elle Magazine, with the publication’s Editor Jackie Burgers saying about her new appointment:

“What stands out for me about Adeola is that she truly represents the Elizabeth Arden brand. She is the best choice for the beauty house, because she embodies incredible beauty and substance. Adeola is well-traveled and truly committed to young women on the African continent. She is sincere and authentic, and what shines through is that she is here to represent African women and educate us about beauty and what beauty means today.”

Congratulations, Adeola!


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