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Cute Overload: Lupita Nyong’o Schools Elmo On Skin

This might just be the cutest thing you'll see all day (or ever): Budding beauty icon and Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o paid her good friend Elmo a visit on a recent episode of Sesame Street.
In the video below, Lupita schools Elmo on skin — a topic she must know a lot about, considering she has one of the most luminous complexions in Hollywood and a coveted contract with Lancôme. After Elmo has the shocking revelation that he, too, is covered with skin, he makes a very astute observation: "Elmo can see Miss Lupita's skin is a beautiful brown color."
"That's the thing I love most about skin," the actress replies. "It comes in lots of beautiful shades and colors."
The two agree that they love the skin they're in, concluding the segment with a positive message for children (and adults) everywhere. At one point, our favorite muppet brilliantly exclaims, "Good job, skin!" which we're now adding to our list of daily affirmations. (Unless that pesky pimple comes back.)
This will undoubtedly serve as a career milestone for Lupita, who can now say she's worked with one of television's biggest stars. Check it out below:

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