Nikita Kering has been unveiled Kenyan brand ambassador for Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty. The cosmetics brand debuted in Nairobi, Kenya, on Thursday, May 26, 2022, with a grand reveal and launch at The Social House, Lavington.

The dazzling evening invite-only event was attended by a slew of Nairobi’s influencers, media, and celebrities, all dressed to the nines. The room was buzzing with excitement as Kenya joined the exclusive club of the brand’s other eight African countries where it now officially retails, Capital Fm reported.

The 20-year-old singer announced the news on Wednesday, expressing her excitement about the opportunity to work with one of the biggest brands in the beauty and cosmetics industry, which will first be launched in select African countries.

The products are expected to launch in Nigeria, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Ghana, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the coming days before they start retailing in other African countries, with Rihanna herself stating her wish to see her products, first launched in September 2017, being embraced across the continent.