Natures Gentle Touch, owned by Recare Cosmetics International has announced the appointment of international African model and Miss Universe 2011, Leila Lopes as her brand ambassador. This is building on the brand’s global vision and strategic expansion into Africa.
Ms Lopes, who is from Angola, will also represent Hairsavvy, the International South African hair care brand acquired by Recare in 2004. “Our appointment of Leila Lopes is part of a continuing broad effort by Recare to grow our footprint in Africa. Her ambassadorship reflects our company’s commitment to bringing our world class hair and scalp care solutions closer to women in Africa” said Chika Ikenga, the founder and Managing Director of Recare Cosmetics International. “She is truly the definition of todays “Natures Gentle Touch woman’- her magnetic personality is confident, soulful and gutsy” he added. Natures Gentle Touch has a long history of working with African style icons. Leila Lopes joins a growing list of influential women who have represented the brand including Agbani Darego former Miss World and Oluchi Onweagba, winner of the first M-Net Face of Africa.
The ex-beauty queen is married to Nigerian-American footballer Osi Umenyiora.