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The desire to look good has been the in thing for most women these days as they make sure they look good before going out each day. That is why many of them have make up artistes who work on them to make them look on point each time they need to go for parties & events. This desire to look good has been widely accepted by most celebrity babes so much so that hardly will you attend any party and you won’t see their make up on fleek.
Make up is meant to enhance beauty and has completely over enhanced many faces, making them look glamorous and dazzling. Give it to our make up artistes; they are the master minds behind the many beautiful looks of most women. When asking women why they choose to wear makeup, the responses were all very different. Many women say, wearing makeup is for the fun of it while some say women must look good at all times. Wearing makeup isn’t all for fun and games; there is a meaning behind every stroke of mascara on the eyelashes. Every shade of eye shadow applied on the eyelids reminds women of the beauty that they possess. It makes them feel presentable, confident, and yes, pretty.
In 2017, many top make up artistes cleaned out massively and they worked back to back from the beginning of the year all through to the end. They smiled to the bank almost every week and have made so much money in the last year. One of the top make up artistes. Banke Meshida of BMpro was at her best in 2017. Her celebrity clients are numerous. Infact the list is too plenty, but she moves in the highest circles. Politicians, music artistes, actresses, its hard to find who has not had her face made up one time or the other by Banke.
She is the queen of the pack as she leads with over one hundred thousand followers on Instagram. Her page is fun and impressive, it is filled with day to day pictures of her clients makeup looks, and of course tutorials. She is unarguably the Queen of Make Up Artists, MUAs in Nigeria. Her work remains breathtaking and timeless. She utilizes her versatility and instinctive ability to create from cutting edge contemporary to classically chic looks for her clients. She combines her flair and passion for stunning make-up with a professional approach and the attention to detail to create a magical transformation. Now who wouldn’t want that! Oshewa beauty is the next big thing.
Oshewa Funmilayo is known for the timeless yet distinguished looks that she creates. For her clients she doesn’t just make the face look beautiful but she recreates a stunning make over and leaves us all in awe of her art. What about the gele that she ties, it’s jaw dropping. She has mastered a very unique style in Makeup that has made her indispensable in the beauty industry. She has gained a huge reputation, which still continues to grow in Lagos and all over Nigeria. Oshewabeauty, we think you are phenomenon.
Eeswat makeover run by Iswat Alatise is another artist who does not joke about how her clients look. She pays attention to details and worked on a lot of celebrities last year. Hardly was there any weekend that she was not busy. All hail Demi Williams, she launched into the scene in less than a year after having a stint at BMpro as one of their top make up artists and she has fast gained a lot of popularity. She has been the brain behind the hot looks of many brides and party women. Most major photo shoots for parties were done by her. She was also very busy in the last year. One of her biggest jobs in 2017 was Emir of Kano’s daughter’s wedding. The face behind this top make up outfit, nuance de beaute is Seyi Adekoya. She is also amongst the list of do wells in 2017. She did very well in 2017 and had some high clientele to her profile.
In Ibadan, one make-up artist that is most sought after by many brides is Itunu Farinto of beautybytumi. She is also at the peak of her profession as she’s being patronized by many brides in Ibadan or women who have a desire to look good at parties. Mamza Beauty, full name is Mamza Fatima, a makeup artist based in Abuja, also self- trained but has undergone some refresher courses. Mamza has been practicing as a makeup artist since 2008.Mamza is raving right now in Abuja where she is based. She keeps churning out pictures that go viral in the beauty world. You can’t easily forget her makeovers even after just one look. She is the biggest make up brand in the north having done make up for most of the high profile personalities children in Abuja and in the entire north in particular. Competing with Mamza in the north will be very hard because majorities of the silver spoon kids now make Mamza their stop over point for weddings, birthdays, photoshoots and the likes. We need not bore you about how much she made it in 2017 but she was a hit back to back. Makeupbyashabee also made the list. She is based in Lagos and does beautiful make up. Her gele is also one of her strong points.
Faces by Labisi also did amazing jobs in 2017. She made herself beautiful at her wedding earlier in the year and that was what she did for all her brides as well. She is the pretty daughter of late Wahab Folawiyo and got married to late Ooni of ife’s son, Aderemi Sijuwade. All aspects of her skills come together in a perfect harmony to give the client an amazing look. Face by Labisi concentrates her artistry on perfection, with a reputation for creating a truly natural look, which works with client features to make them look the best “they” can be.
Tito Ibeleme née madu of Talamode’s recent high rating came about when she made up for the most talked about bride of the year, Adesua Etomi who got married to Banky W. The wedding make up she did for Adesua skyrocketed her brand and made her known by many women. Though she has been in the scene for quite some years but she did exceedingly well in 2017. She is well grounded and trained in make-up artistry. She is extremely passionate about her profession. She specializes in glamorous looks from bridal, engagement, editorial, gele tying.
Ijeoma Aderemi is the brain behind Iposh looks. She is one of Nigeria’s finest, young, and creative makeup artist. A mechanical engineering graduate from the University of Ado Ekiti, Nigeria, she is a force to reckon with when it comes to makeup. For a polished, yet natural look for your wedding or events, iPoshlooks is your lady! She is known for creating elegant, traditional yet feminine looks. A look through her work exudes her simplicity and choice of subtle yet popping look. Flawless faces by Jane located in Lekki is run by Anita Brows Adetoye.
Anita Brow’ sole mission is to make every woman look and feel beautiful, and when better than at your event? Anita understands the importance of achieving a balance between looking fabulous and keeping it natural. As a celebrity make-up artist she has made up a huge number of Nigerian celebrities. Anita certainly has plenty of experience under her belt!
Beauty by Queen is also in Lekki. She also rated high in 2017. Beautifixx is situated in Magodo and it had a great year especially for being the make up artist for talented star actress, Mercy Aigbe. She has been the brain behind all her stunning look. She is the official make up artist for motherhood style magazine as well. We must also not forget Raider by eve. She did excellently well in 2017. Hardly will you count any showbiz stars, mostly actresses that has not been transformed by Radiez. She gave her all in 2017 and also smiled to the bank in return. She is well known for her Bridal, events, editorial, film and TV artistry.
What of Makeupbybeejay? This 22 year old CEO is causing some serious storm in Kano where she is based. Her full name is Bahijjah Shehu Bawab. A Malaysian trained makeup artist who is also a graduate in Business Information Systems. she is the delight of many brides in Kano. Leading make up brand in Nigeria, Zaron cosmetics has come to stay in just few years. They have made many celebrity faces beautiful with their high end range of cosmetics. 2 top make up artists for Zaron,. Mary Jane Ohobu and Oluchi Onuigbo are topping their games seriously.
Mary Jane, GM at Zaron Cosmetics had an amazing year. The makeup artist added a long list of clients including corporate bodies and top celebrities both local and international to her list this year. The rather silent but hardworking makeup artist constantly travels to cater to her impressive list of clients that have been sported on magazine covers, editorials, on and off the red carpet and on top TV shows and presenters. The hardworking MUA had an amazing year.
Also is her counter path Oluchi Onuigbo , a make up artist cum model, she is widely known for the beautiful make over on star actress, Rita Dominic faces. On this list is also
Oteniara Makeovers based in Ibadan, Omoge Adumaradan Makeovers, in Omole, Ojodu. The boss of Omoge Adumaradan is the pretty wife of popular comedian Segun Dangote. Zainab Azeez of Z A Makeovers did very well too. She cleaned out in 2017 and was busy all through the year. Bebe Omagbemi of Bibyonce came all out last year.
The MUA became a favourite amongst those who love bold makeup look with a dramatic cat eye signature the MUA uses her style is very unique and clean with a dash of glamour and glitz all rolled into one. Her looks are tailored to individual clients; from pop pink, natural nude and ravishing red lips to perfect contours and emphasis on the eyes. Bola Taiwo of beauty wise is not left out. She has been rocking the scene for many years and she is best at what she is doing. She added a lot of clientele to her growing list. Okoh akhetuamen of Beautycookstudio also took the scene by storm.
She handled major brides in the course of the year. We could say Bimpe Onakoya is one of the veteran make up artists in Nigeria because she has been rocking the scene for several years. Highly respected within the sector and professional at what she does, Bimpe not only handles top celebrity jobs but travels internationally at will to train, work and also showcase her job. She is the Director of L’Oreal for West Africa, she also doubles as the Beauty Editor for Mania Magazine.
The stunning Theodora Mago of Doran New Beauty has a make-up studio located at Ikeja, it is safe to say she is Toke Makinwa’s make-up artist as she is the one that works on her face most of the time. She has studio in Ikeja and Lekki. We label this make up artist the queen of highlights and bronze. She focuses on the skin to create an amazing glow that gives her clients an impeccable finish. Doranne beauty is another favorite of celebrities. She believes that more, really is more-think bright lips, major lashes, and strong brows and a perfectly finished highlighted face.