The gold theme continued with abstract smudges of gleaming powder on Aina's fingers, and hints of gold shimmer on her eyes. "Feeling so incredibly blessed and Honored to be a part of this epic shoot for @essence celebrating the queen of all things beauty and one of the most incredibly inspiring human beings I’ve had the please of working with , the beauty boss of all bosses @jackieaina," Myrick wrote when she shared the cover on Instagram, and her fellow beauty teammates echoed the sentiment. "Listen!!
But as honored as the glam squad was to work with Aina, it's Aina herself who most gratefully expressed just how meaningful the experience has been for her, writing on Instagram, "trying to maintain composure but also internally screaming from keeping this a secret for so long!!!! thank you @essence for this game changer career moment ❤️ the June digital cover!! to any girl who’s ever dreamed of the impossible, it’s possible! Im living proof of it.
The gold lips are EVERYTHING. https://t.co/kMr8sNhMjz— Allure (@Allure_magazine) June 6, 2019