•Across LAGOS, OGUN, OYO, OSUN, EKITI & ONDO States
In Ibadan, everybody simply calls her Oteniara. Her name is on the lips of many ladies in Ibadan. Virtually, every lady wants her Make-Up done by Oteniara Adelegan, the Creative Director of Oteniara Makeovers.
How did she start her business? “I started this Makeover business 9 years ago,” she explains. “Oteniara Makeovers is currently located in Ibadan, but we are available to travel everywhere. I am passionate about making people look their very best, hence, why I ventured into the business and to the glory of God, we have been able to beautify so many faces with my art”. Why did she call her brand Oteniara? “Oteniara is my first name and it a really unique and significant name. Thats why I decided to make it my brand name”.
What does Oteniara mean? “Oteniara means mat of wonders. Its in Ijesha dialect.
So good is she that she has made up for all the top dignitaries including Chief Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, the wife of the former governor of Oyo State and the wives of the Alaafin of Oyo. She won the 1st and 2nd editions of the Ibadan wedding awars as The Best Bridal Make-Up Artist.” I also won the City People award for the best Make-Up artist in Ibadan”. She is located at 1st floor, Taiwo House, behind Corporate Affairs Comission Building, Total Garden, Ibadan. She does the best Make Up & Gele.
There is also Beauty By Bobola (BYBB). She does Make-Up/Gele. She does make up for Shai & Wumi Toriola, both actresses. She makes up for Posh Gbemmy and the boss of K1’s wife, who is the CEO of Alfatia Exclusive fabrics. There is also Mo’Dees Make-Up Studio. She is a professional Make-Up Artist 7 Trainer. There is also Catttys Glam Make-Up Artistry. She is an International Celebrity Make-Up Artist located at 62 Awolowo Way Ikeja, Lagos. She makes up for Mercy Eke and Mercy Aigbe. She has a Make Up Academy. It is owned by Blessing Audu. She is her 20s.
There are others like Touch of Glam at Ojuwalape Plaza on Aromire in Ikeja, Lagos. Tinurella is another hot make up artist, so also Beeexpressiva, DStrandz, Signature by Mizpee, Dainty Lush and Kellas makeover. Lets also tell you about Kazeem Abiodun Oluwatosin. She is the CEO @ Essense signatures. She is a graduate of Tai Solarin University. She is an entrepreneur, model, photographer. She has won some awards in Makeover & Hair styling. She is based in Ijebu-Ode. There is also Mrs. Omolola Olanrewaju, a graduate of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic. She is a professional Make-Up artist based in Osogbo, Osun State. She started her Make-up business officially in 2014. She is a certified Zaron Cosmetics distributor, Certified MILANI cosmetics distributor, Certified Tara Cosmetics Distributor, certified La girl Cosmetics distributor. “I sell different brands of Cosmetics Products and human hair”, she says.
There is also Nancy signature. Her real name is Omolayo Olaleye. She is based in Ilesa, Osun State. She is a Make-Up artist and Semi permanent artistry. There is also TYs Impression. Her real name is Toyin Ojekunle from Abeokuta in Ogun State. She is a Make-Up artist & semi permanent artistry. I handle the likes of Olori Akamo’s, Olori Toyin Showemimo, Topmum Asabi Saranda, Biodun New U Make-Up. She is a graduate from Mapoly. She studied accounting.
Mojisola Agbaje is the Head Make-Up Artist at Hadassah Make-Up professional and Hadassah Make-up studio at 94 Wharf Road, Oba Sekunmade, Ipakodo Road, Ebute, Ikorodu, Lagos.
Equally popular is Deborah Amuleya, the Creative Director at Signature by Mizpeee, a make up studio and Academy. “We do Make-up and gele for all occasions and we also have a section. Where we teach students the A-Z of Make-up Artistry.
Equally good is Salako Hafsat Oluwadamilola. She runs Deluxe Makeover. Oluyode Oluwakemi Abisadura is also good. She runs Hair Affair-n-beauty palour. Moyo Odusote is another hot Make-up artiste. She runs Morewa Beauty World. Idowu Tehillah runs Phenerosys, just like Abimbola Oduwole who runs Omt makeovers. Titilayo Modupe Fapetu is also good. She runs Beauty by Titees. Adenike Obaoye is another Make-up Artist. She runs Dazzlinfaces Beautie. Ayodele Fadirepo Elegba also runs a nice makeover brand. She is the CEO of Hannah Facials Makeover. Damilola Ogunyemi is also good. She runs De Dios Place in Lagos. How about Abosede Abiodun Adeosun? She runs Tallas Makeovers, just like Bolade Ayomide who runs Pretty by Mide. Folakemi Sanyaolu runs Luvflakes Make-up. Sandra Uhohi Ejomugu runs Beauty By Sandeez and Angela Aigbomian runs Angelbeautiful Makeover. One of the hottest Make-up specialists is Chidinma Ukonu. She runs Divine Looks Makeovers. She has been in business for decades.
Oyeteju Tobun Anthony of Makeover By Teju is equally good. Another good Make Up Artist is Adeshola Peters who runs Chollyzsignature. Funmilayo Onabanjo is equally good. She runs Ewafunmi Makeovers. Let’s also tell you about Oluwaseyi Adekoya. She runs nuances de beaute. Another great Make-Up artist is Omowunmi Odusanya of Beyond Beauty Touch located at 103 Aina Street, Off Ojodu Grammar School, Berger, Lagos.
Equally popular is Seddy Beauty and Pamela Morgan makeover. Both of them are skincare experts who do professional Make-up too. Thereis Nuellaz Makeover and Bakky Makeover. There is also Lollyray beauty Concept, Hotty Pearl House of Make Up, Bolarfaj, Glamsbyanny, Fizzfaces, Sheries Makiyajj, Beauty peak makeover, Xtelle Beauty, Tushsuzzy Make-up, Glitz by Mina, Classic Makeover, Funmismakeup Calabar, Olamide Lagos and Bashland Makeover.
There is Dairo Busayo Rosemary. She has an HND from MassComm Ogun Poly. She runs Buzzy Concepts at Christ Church Porogun, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
There is also Beautifixx. She calls herself the Make-up guru. She does Make Up & Gele for Myde Martins & Mercy Aigbe & Oge Okoye. The Creative Director of Beautifixx Beauty firm is Ayomide Olonitoye.
There is also Tiwa Jacob, the Creative Director at Isleovtea Make-up Artistry. She does Make-up for Jummhy Exclusive fabrics CEO, Jumoke Oyeneyin. There is also Adeola Classic Makeover. She offers make up, gele and hair styling training. There is also Tin Glamour. She is a Professional Make-Up Artist & Trainer. There is also T.dolls makeovas in Apparels. She is a professional Make-up Artist. The Creative Director is Temitope Oladipupo. Dupsyglam is another Make-Up brand owned by Peletin Adedoja. She is a qualified Make-up artiste. She is London based. There is also Skyebeauty1 owned by Kafayat Salami Awosanya. She is a professional Make-up artist, Gele specialist and Skincare Consultant. She is located at 13 Osho Street, Off Opebi Link bridge. She makes up for Omoburty, the actress. There are others like Adewumi Fatai Shifau, the CEO of GTM. She is an award winning make-up artist. She is into Bridal & other Events Make-up. Beautywise Makeovers is another brand run by Adebola Taiwo. It is located on Tiwalade Street, off Bamishile by Best Western Hotel, Ikeja. There is Omidan makeover owned by Yetunde Bakare Adedayo. She is an Airbrush Make-up Artist Tintsmakeuppro is another one. She calls herself the make-up teacher. She runs a Make-up school at 64 Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos. Moodblends is another make-up brand run by Oyin Bankole. She is a professional Make Up Artist. Zizeenattimua is another popular brand. Zizee is a professional Make-Up artist. She is a Make-up Trainer.
There is Iwa Signatures owned by Adenike Iwalewa who is into bridal make-up & gele artistry. There is Miszposhmua, “Nigerian wedding Make-up artist at Lekki. There is Efizy makeovers and M/C Signatures run by Kehinde Mogaji, one of the very best in the industry. There is also Semilore Lawal, the CEO of stunninglooksbysemi, and Oyindolapo Kayode, who started her make over career about 4 years ago. Her Instagram handle is @dolasoge. She is into events and weddings. There is also Titilola Ajayi, the Chief Make Up Artist at Titioge Glam. She started the brand in 2014 as a 3rd year undergrad. She says I was self taught before I started taking a number of upgradeclasses 3 years after. Another hot make up artist is Balogun Yetunde Omodunni with IG handle @yetqueen. She runs Hairessentials salon at 250 Iju Ishaga bus/stop, opposite Taxi Park.
City People can authoritatively reveals that many of the makeover babes have star actresses they do make-up for. For instance, Dillion beauty clinic does make-up for Iyabo Ojo, Toyin Lawani, Peggy Ovire, Sophie Alakija and others. Beautifixx does make up for Mercy Aigbe, Oge Okoye, Mide Martins & Co. Radiant by Reena does make up for Ini Edo, Tools Oniru & Co. Radiebyeve does make up for Rita Dominic, Kate Henshaw & Co.
Bizlee Tara (Abiodun Anifowose does Make-up for Omotola Jalade, Uche Jumbo, Omoni Oboli, Uforma and Co. There is also Chellycharmz inside Cherub Mall, opposite Alpha Beach junction, beside Chevyview estate Main Gate in Lekki, Lagos. There is also Prisca Adesuwa around Ojodu, Berger on Olaleke Taiwo street. There is CassyGlam Makeover and Cassyglamz run by Cassandra’s World an MUA.
There is Mosunmola Bamikarere Akinpelu. She is the CEO of Beholderplus. There is also Ayaba Beauty in Akure. She is a Make-up Artist and Gele stylist. There is also Omoge Adumaradan make-over and Make-up bymogizzie, owned by Modupe Onanuga. There is also Mo Beauty Glams Makeover, a professional make-up artist & gele specialist. She is a Beauty influencer.
Another good Make-up arist is Elaine Shobanjo. She runs a Salon & Make Up studio at Plot 39c, Shakiru Anjorin, off Admiralty Road, Lekki Phase 1 in Lagos. She runs Shomya Lag. She trained as a make-up artist in 2008, while working in a prestigious financial institution in Canary Whaf, London. She had studied Economics in the University and later did an Msc in International Business and Finance “Make-up was my passion, but it wasn’t going to remain just a hobby. I stayed in the finance industry for an extra year before driving into make-up full time. She calls it from PASSION to PAYCHECK. She owns Shomya Cosmetics. She has an Eye Range at ShoMya. She is a Make-up guru.
There is Teniola Kashaam, CEO @ Tennycoco and Zainab Azeez Beauty Mogul. She is into Make-up & Beauty artist in Lekki Phase 1.