Maybelline New York has announced Lisalla Montenegro, 21, has been signed to the brand. Lisalla joins the brand’s spokesmodels, including Christy Turlington, Julia Stegner, Erin Wasson, Kemp Muhl and Emily DiDonato.
Born and raised in Goias, Brazil, 5 ft 9 in Lisalla was encouraged to pursue modelling, despite having dreams to enter medicine. After participating in a competition for Miss Goias, she met with modelling scouts who took her to the US.
She has been on the catwalks of Hermès, Michael Kors, Armani Exchange, Tracy Reese, Vena Cava, and Pinko. She has worked with the industry’s most renowned international photographers including Mario Sorrenti, Kenneth Willardt, Alexi Lubomirski, Peter Beard and Miles Aldridge, says the company.
Advertising featuring Montenegro is expected to break in June.