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Sacred Artistry Creative Competition – A Celebration of Brides (Voting Now Closed)

Hello all my Gorgeous Artistes out there

Welcome to the sixth instalment of our Monthly Make-up Artistry Competition.


As usual, the rules are very simple. Each month we’ll set a different theme. All you have to do is interpret the theme however you like. It’s a creative competition so have fun with it! You can use adornments and costumes (if you’re brave).. heheh.. and of course.. Lashes!

This month is a very special month, today is 11/11/11!!!

(Ooh if you didn’t know we’re having a crazy sale this month to celebrate.. more info on our facebook page!)

I know usually the theme’s are “creative” and out of the norm, but this month, we’re celebrating a variety of things. Firstly both our Artistic Director Lola Maja-Okojevoh has been nominated as Makeup Artist of the Year for another award (FAB Magazine Makeup Artist of the Year). Add that to the others previously announced and that makes 4 this year! Woo Hoo We’re also celebrating with the Makeup Maestro Banke Meshida Lawal on her nominations (FAB Makeup Artist of the Year & Sideview Style Awards) as well as the launch of her new boutiques (Ikeja GRA & Abuja).   We’re very proud of our amazing sister in Art,  So to tie in with this, the theme this month is:

“Bridal Beauty”

Thousands of people worldwide have been reserving this date to celebrate their BIG day.  Numerically it’s a beautiful date for any couple to walk down the isle together.  It’s a well known fact that our Banke Meshida Lawal is one of the undisputed goddesses in the wedding industry.  She has worked tirelessly over the last few years to established her brand BM Pro as a force to be reckoned with.

And in her eagerly anticipated expansion, she is launching her new boutique this weekend in Ikeja GRA with the Abuja site soon to follow.

So, this month we’d encourage you to dust off your brushes and create the most beautiful, glamorous, gorgeous glowing brides you can.  But as you know by now, this isn’t just your usual run of the mill competitions, this is the Sacred Creative Competition.  And you know what that means.. Asian, Oriental, African or Western concepts of beauty, anything goes!   Many are now turning away from the conventional concept of beauty and embracing a more individual expression of their own and turning their special days into a truly personalised experience.


The makeup can either be done on yourself or on a model. We don’t mind. But they should be photographs you’ve taken yourself. We don’t allow any professionally photoshopped or airbrushed images.

The competition is open to makeup artists based within the US, UK, Europe and Nigeria!!

Photographs were initially submitted either through email to us or posted onto our group wall

The competition was open for 2 weeks with all images being submitted by midnight Friday 25th November .  Public voting is open for 24 hours closing at midnight Saturday 26th September 2011. The winner will be announced on Monday 28th November.

This month is the last chance for all you budding artists to win a monthly competition before our December Christmas Grand Finale.  Only the monthly winners are invited to enter into a head to head battle for the end of year crown .. and of course prizes.. Don’t miss out!!


You can either vote using the poll below or through our facebook page above by clicking the “like” button on the photograph.

Please note.. the poll will close after Midnight on Saturday 26th November 2011.


This month up for grabs is an assortment of goodies courtesy of BM Pro And don’t forget a gorgeous sets of lashes from our very own Sacred Lashes range.  As well as the title of “Sacred Artistry Makup Artist of the Month”

And don’t forget to keep an eye out for the launch of  Banke’s new studio this Sunday. It’s an evening of fun with music, shopping and makeup advice. Denrele Edun will be on the Red carpet Korede Photonimi will be doing beauty shots capturing everyone looking their best. A hats and fascinator showcase by ITAM by Kings Signature. Comedy and entertainment by Papa Dog. Gbemi Olateru is the mc and of course, bmpro makeup will be on sale.



(In Alphabetical Order)

Ifeoluwa Olubunmi

Kemi Daramola

Monisola Adejo

Oluwadolapo Lucas-Odujole

Renique Bolujoko Mua

Special Note

Both Lola and Banke have been nominated for the same award.  We would appreciate you voting for either of us by clicking the following link to the Sideview Awards Site and by texting “FAB – Makeup Artist of the Year ( and either include the name Lola Maja or Banke Meshida Lawal)” to 35055 with your vote (Nigeria only).

To vote on the Sideview Style Awards please click the image below

Good Luck to all our Goddesses!!


  1. You are such a darling lola. You have a good heart. I haven’t met you, but i can tell already. God bless.


  2. @rushofblo_od says

    Correct me if am wrong, but are those gele picture bridal? *thinking out loud*


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