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The Newest Face Of CoverGirl Is A Boy

Makeup artist James Charles is the first male face of CoverGirl in its almost 60-year history.

By Lauren Stephenson | October 11, 2016

Move over Sofia, Ellen and Katy — there's a new CoverGirl in town. Actually, make that CoverBoy.

Makeup artist James Charles is the first male face of CoverGirl in the company's nearly 60-year history.

There are plenty of obvious reasons CoverGirl named Charles as its newest face.

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For starters, he's insanely good at makeup. 

And clearly, people enjoy looking at his work. He has over 70,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel

But he doesn't just have a following on YouTube. He has over 435,000 Instagram followers. And he just created his account a little over a year ago.

Charles seems pretty excited about the new gig.

"So I've been telling you lately, I was working on something huge. And trust me when I say, I did not lie," Charles told his Instagram followers in a video, clapping and smiling.

Talk about a great start to senior year of high school.

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