Colorado Model With Hijab Is New Face Of CoverGirl

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Nura Afia CoverGirl and Beauty Blogger
Nura Afia, 24, started doing make-up tutorials on YouTube when she was home caring for her young daughter.

Nura Afia, 24, has velvety skin, smokey eyes and thousands of YouTube followers who want her beauty tips. She's also the first woman to appear in a CoverGirl ad campaign wearing a hijab.

Afia is one of a diverse group of models tapped by CoverGirl to take part in its new So Lashy! BlastPro mascara ads. James Charles, another well-known beauty blogger, is also featured in the campaign and is the company's first male spokesmodel.

She spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner.