Lupita Nyong'o is quickly becoming a fashion star (and rightly so!).

From her 2013 Toronto Film Festival red carpet debut to her ravishing 2014 Golden Globes cape and her recent Dazed & Confused cover, the Kenyan-raised beauty is quickly rising through the ranks.

So it's no surprise that the "12 Years A Slave" star (and recent Oscar nominee) caught the eye of the editors at Vanity Fair.

The magazine chose to feature the 29-year-old in their Vanities section for their February 2014 issue and posted the photo on Twitter.

While the actress looked beautiful, it was pretty obvious that photo editors lightened her skin and and a lot of people on Twitter shared their outrage towards the magazine.

Here's what a few of them had to say:

This isn't the first time a black star has been given the lightening treatment: Beyoncé's 2008 L'Oreal ad ignited controversy when it appeared as if the company "white-washed" her skin and Elle magazine was accused of lightening actress Gabourey Sidibe's skin for their cover.

What do you think? Did Vanity Fair deliberately lighten Lupita's skin or did they just brighten it? Let us know in the comments below!

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    WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 08: (L-R) Actors Kate Mara, Lupita Nyong'o and Elle Fanning attend Marie Claire Celebrates May Cover Stars on April 8, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Marie Claire)

  • Marie Claire Celebrates May Cover Stars

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 08: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends Marie Claire Celebrates May Cover Stars on April 8, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Marie Claire)

  • Marie Claire Celebrates May Cover Stars

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 08: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends Marie Claire Celebrates May Cover Stars on April 8, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Marie Claire)

  • Miu Miu : Front Row - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015

    PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: Singer Rihanna and actress Lupita Nyong'o attend the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 on March 5, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

  • Miu Miu : Arrivals - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015

    PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: Actresses Lea Seydoux, Margot Robbie, Lupita Nyong'o, Elizabeth Olsen, Bella Heathcote and Elle Fanning attend the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 on March 5, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

  • Miu Miu : Arrivals - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015

    PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: Actresses Margot Robbie and Lupita Nyong'o attend the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 on March 5, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

  • US-OSCARS-PRESS ROOM

    Actress Lupita Nyong'o celebrates winning Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role award for '12 Years a Slave' in the press room during the 86th Academy Awards on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / Joe KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

  • US-OSCARS-PRESS ROOM

    Actress Lupita Nyong'o celebrates winning Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role award for '12 Years a Slave' in the press room during the 86th Academy Awards on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / Joe KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 86th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the Oscars held at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • 86th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the Oscars held at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • 86th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the Oscars held at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • 7th Annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA-FEBRUARY- 27: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends 7th Annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon February 27, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

  • 7th Annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA-FEBRUARY- 27: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends 7th Annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon February 27, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

  • Sally Morrison & LoveGold Celebrate Academy Award Nominee Lupita Nyong'o

    LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Lupita Nyong'o is honored by Sally Morrison & LoveGold at Chateau Marmont on February 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)

  • The Lourdes Foundation "Leadership in the 21st Century" Event with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

    LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends The Lourdes Foundation 'Leadership in the 21st Century' Event with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at the California Science Center on February 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images for The Lourdes Foundation)

  • Premiere Of Universal Pictures And Studiocanal's "Non-Stop" - Red Carpet

    WESTWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the premiere of Universal Pictures and Studiocanal's 'Non-Stop' at Regency Village Theatre on February 24, 2014 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Universal Pictures And Studiocanal's "Non-Stop" - Arrivals

    WESTWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the premiere of Universal Pictures and Studiocanal's 'Non-Stop' at Regency Village Theatre on February 24, 2014 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • 45th NAACP Image Awards Presented By TV One - Red Carpet

    PASADENA, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

  • DuJour Magazine's Jason Binn Celebrates Lupita Nyong'o Cover With Scott Sartiano And Richie Akiva - Arrivals

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the Dujour Magazine Winter 2013-2014 Cover Star Lupita Nyong'o celebration hosted by Jason Binn at Butter Restaurant on February 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

  • EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 - Red Carpet Arrivals

    LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at The Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

  • Calvin Klein Collection - Front Row - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Anna Wintour, actresses Lupita Nyong'o and Naomi Watts attend the Calvin Klein Collection fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 at Spring Studios on February 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

  • Calvin Klein Collection - Front Row - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Actresses Lupita Nyong'o and Naomi Watts attend the Calvin Klein Collection fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 at Spring Studios on February 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

  • The Entertainment Weekly Celebration Honoring This Year's SAG Awards Nominees Sponsored By TNT & TBS And essie - Arrivals

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 17: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the Entertainment Weekly celebration honoring this year's SAG Awards nominees sponsored by TNT & TBS and essie at Chateau Marmont on January 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

  • 25th Annual Producers Guild Of America Awards - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 19: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the 25th annual Producers Guild of America Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 19, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

  • Lupita Nyong’o

    Lupita Nyong’o arrives at the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

  • 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Red Carpet

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Actresses Jennifer Lawrence (L) and Lupita Nyong'o attend the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

  • 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

  • Lupita Nyong'o Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"

    NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 22: Lupita Nyong'o visits 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on January 22, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

  • 86th Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the 86th Academy Awards nominee luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • The Hollywood Reporter's Annual Nominees Night Party

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends The Hollywood Reporter's Annual Nominees Night Party at Spago on February 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

  • Lupita Nyong'o

    Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the 19th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Barker Hangar on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Lupita Nyong'o

    DISTRIBUTED ON BEHALF OF PORSCHE - Lupita Nyong'o attends the 19th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards presented by Porsche at The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for Porsche/AP Images)

  • Lupita Nyong'o

    DISTRIBUTED ON BEHALF OF PORSCHE - Lupita Nyong'o poses with the award for best supporting actress for "12 Years a Slave" in the press room at the 19th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards presented by Porsche at The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for Porsche/AP Images)

  • HBO's Post 2014 Golden Globe Awards Party - Red Carpet

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 12: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends HBO's Post 2014 Golden Globe Awards Party held at Circa 55 Restaurant on January 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)

  • 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 12: Actors Lupita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejiofor poses in the press room during the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • HBO's Post 2014 Golden Globe Awards Party - Inside

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 12: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends HBO's Post 2014 Golden Globe Awards Party at Circa 55 Restaurant on January 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)

  • HBO's Post 2014 Golden Globe Awards Party - Inside

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 12: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends HBO's Post 2014 Golden Globe Awards Party at Circa 55 Restaurant on January 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)

  • Hans Zimmer, Lupita Nyong'o

    IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR FOX - Hans Zimmer, left, and Lupita Nyong'o attend the FOX after party for the 71st Annual Golden Globes award show on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for FOX Broadcasting Company/AP Images)

  • Lupita Nyong'o, Reese Witherspoon

    Lupita Nyong'o, left, and Reese Witherspoon speak in the audience at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

  • Lupita Nyong'o

    Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • 39th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards - Red Carpet

    CENTURY CITY, CA - JANUARY 11: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the 39th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards at InterContinental Hotel on January 11, 2014 in Century City, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

  • James Franco, Lupita Nyong'o, Jared Leto

    From left, James Franco, Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto attend the 39th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards at the InterContinental Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Century City, Calif. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP)

  • DuJour magazine celebrates their Great Performances issue with cover model Lupita Nyong'o at the Mondrian, LA

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Lupita Nyong'o and Theo Kingma attend DuJour Magazine's Jason Binn Celebrates Lupita Nyong'o Cover Along With Other Nominees For Great Performances at Mondrian Los Angeles on January 11, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark Sullivan/Getty Images for DuJour Magazine)

  • The Museum Of Modern Art Film Benefit: A Tribute To Tilda Swinton - Reception

    NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Magazine Anna Wintour and actress Lupita Nyong'o attend The Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit: A Tribute to Tilda Swinton reception at Museum of Modern Art on November 5, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

  • 2013 BAFTA LA Jaguar Britannia Awards Presented by BBC America - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the 2013 BAFTA LA Jaguar Britannia Awards presented by BBC America at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • W Magazine Celebrates The "Best Performances" Portfolio And The Golden Globes With Cadillac And Dom Perignon

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the W Magazine celebration of The 'Best Performances' Portfolio and The Golden Globes with Cadillac and Dom Perignon at Chateau Marmont on January 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for W Magazine)

  • GQ Men Of The Year Party - Carpet

    LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the GQ Men Of The Year Party at The Ebell Club of Los Angeles on November 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for GQ)

  • US-ENTERTAINMENT-GOVERNORS AWARDS-ARRIVALS

    Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives for the 2013 Governors Awards, presented by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), at the Grand Ballroom of the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood, California, November 16, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • IFP's 23nd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards - Red Carpet

    NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 02: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends IFP's 23nd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on December 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for IFP)

  • Lupita Nyong'o

    Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Lupita Nyong'o

    Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)