As/Is·Posted on Dec 1, 2015"Arm Glow" Is Your New Life Goal, Thanks To Lupita Nyong'o*Prays to come back in next life as Lupita*by Essence GantBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Remember Lupita Nyong'o? The insanely talented actress who made Oscar history? Jason Merritt / Getty Images And who's also so ridiculously stunning it literally hurts? Adrian Sanchez-gonzalez / AFP / Getty Images [insert chuckle here] Why of course you remember! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF giphy.com Well, the slay goddess made her Essence mag cover debut on the January '16 issue, and she is a radiant miracle! Facebook: essence The cover follows a role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which hits theaters this month; a lead in Disney's The Jungle Book (2016); and the Broadway announcement for her performance in Eclipse, the story of five women whose lives are impacted by the Liberian civil war.Nyong'o tells Essence, "I didn't grow up seeing African women onstage very often, much less African women in African stories." Like, can we talk about how she literally looks like she rolled around in liquid gold and then drank a green juice? Facebook: essence And the fact that even her arms are glowing? WE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW ARM GLOW WAS A THING! Facebook: essence *buys bronzer, searches flight deals to Kenya, models entire life after Lupita's* And don't even get us started on THIS! View this post on Facebook Facebook: essence The face, the dress, the HAIR! All we can do is say "YAAAASSSS, NYONG'O, YAAAASSSSS!" and humbly bow down. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF says.com Same, Steve. Same. Do ya thang, girl! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com Pick up the Essence January issue December 4th!