U.S. gymnasts picked as newest CoverGirls


HUNT VALLEY, Md. Gymnastic stars Shawn Johnson, Nastia Liukin and Alicia Sacramone have been selected by Procter & Gamble to be the newest CoverGirls—marking the first time that female athletes have been name as the face of the beauty brand.

The athletes, who are from the USA Gymnastics team, join a roster of famous spokesmodels such as Drew Barrymore, Rihanna and Queen Latifa.

In addition to their new roles, Molly Stern, CoverGirl’s celebrity makeup artist, created customized looks for Johnson, Liukin and Sacramone during the world’s premiere competitions.

“Shawn, Nastia and Alicia are wonderful additions to the CoverGirl family, representing CoverGirl ideals of both inner and outer beauty,” stated Esi Eggleston Bracey, vice president and general manager of CoverGirl Cosmetics in North America. “We want to honor their confidence and help them shine in the spotlight. We are thrilled they are lending their beautiful faces to CoverGirl.”

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