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Queen Latifah is Pantene's newest brand ambassador

September 5th, 2013 8:40pm EDT

Queen Latifah Singer/actress Queen Latifah has been named a spokesperson for hair-care company Pantene.

The Chicago star will join Zooey Deschanel and Eva Mendes as a brand ambassador for the company.

She says to People.com, "I've wanted to work with them for a long time. When they first approached me, I thought, 'Finally!'"

Latifah, who is also one of the famous faces representing makeup company CoverGirl, will help promote Pantene's Truly Relaxed and Truly Natural Collections.

She explains, "Having black hair is unique in that black women change up styles a lot. You can walk down one street block in New York City and see 10 different hairstyles that black women are wearing: straight curls, short cuts, braids - we really run the gamut.

"That means we have to have the products that really work for all of our various looks, and Pantene is so versatile."

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