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Sacred Artistry Creative Competition – Ice Queen – Winter Wonderland (End of Year Edition)

Hello all my Gorgeous Artistes out there

It’s finally here!! The seventh and final instalment of our Monthly Make-up Artistry Competition for 2011!!!

The theme as you can see is “Ice Queen – Winter Wonderland” – Now you may be scratching your head and thinking.. you’re all based in Nigeria, but makeup isn’t about boundaries, it’s not restricted to your location. Even if you’re sweltering in the heat, we want you to convince us that you’re in a magical “cold” fairytale!!

Feel free to use accessories and props and of course.. lashes!! 😀

All photos must be raw unedited images and as always you can perform the makeup either on yourself or on a model.

Entries must be submitted by 27th December (we’re giving you a few days extra because of xmas). Results will be announced on Friday 30th December 2012 (what a way to end the year!!).


New Rules

This month we’re doing things a little different.  As this is our GRAND FINALE i’m sure you won’t mind.

There are 6 entrants in our finals, each of the winners of our monthly competition are now going head to head against each other to rise to the top and be crowned as the Sacred Creative Artist of the Year!

There won’t be any public voting this month (sorry guys). The entries will be judged by a panel of experts who will be marking the work based on

1. Creative Concept


2. Quality of Makeup Technique

Our panel of experts will grade each of the entries from 1st down to 5th place. Who ever scores the highest number of Judges votes will win!

We are immensley honoured to have a fantastic panel of independant Judges who are all highly respected in the beauty industry and who have supported our competition throughout. We’re pleased to be able to offer our entrants the chance to be critiqued by the very best of hands and minds:

Banke Meshida Lawal (BM Pro)

Eni Lise Balogun (Lise Beauty)

Funke Tonye-Preghafi (Gifys Daughter)

Bola Fadina (Blush Cosmetics)

Egor Effik (E4 PR)

In the event of a tie breaker then our Creative Director Lola Maja-Okojevoh will make the final decision.



Ok.. so here comes the big one.. this month the winner gets it all.. literally.  There aren’t any second or third prizes.. just the big one.. so I don’t want to see any dulling.. Time to pull out all the stops and dig deeper than you ever have before, push your creativity to the limits because the winner of our GRAND FINALE walks away with:


1. A beautiful 26 Brush Roll Set courtesy of Gifty’s Beauty worth N15k


2. A selection of professional makeup goodies worth £60 courtesy of  Mink Academy in London (


3. One NYX Professional “Makeup Artist Kit” worth £40 courtesey of The Sacred Academy”


4. Lead Makeup Artist job on a photoshoot for the front cover of TW Magazine (in Lagos) with full credits given.


5. Interview in the newest hottest Beauty Magazine to be launched in Lagos “Beauty Overdose”!!!

(Check out the press release on the next page and get excited my beautiful goddesses! you’ll be featured in the second edition (feb 2012).. hmm I wonder if you’re still breathing at this point.. lol)


6. A private mentoring class worth N50k with Lola Maja-Okojevoh.

The class is an intense one on one identifying strengths and weaknesses and focusing on areas which are most important to you as an artist. Training and focus will explore creative, beauty, fashion & editorial makeup and will also include the opportunity to “shadow” Lola on set to put your newley refined skills to the test.

and as if all of that wasn’t enough..

7. A Limited Edition Set of Sacred Lashes will be named after the Winner!!!!

So what are you waiting for.. you’d better start primping and preening and getting ready to paint yourself up a Winder Wonderland!!


B.O.M: The New Fashion and Beauty Magazine for the Young and Contemporary Woman

B.O.M is the brainchild of Award winning and New York certified makeup artist Eni Balogun. It is a publication which consists mainly on issues of beauty, health, hair, lifestyle, fashion, travel and entertainment. It’s a publication covering the most important things in the International scene and mostly the African beauty industry. B.O.M is every woman’s luxury beauty guide and happens to be the only Health & Beauty magazine in the Nigerian market today.

B.O.M speaks to the new Nigerian woman — urban, always cosmopolitan; as downtown as she is uptown; cultured and multi-cultural and always on the edge of fashion, culture and entertainment. The magazine represents a new, original voice on the news stand, a voice that speaks to a generation of women, old and young, from diverse cultures, upbringings and interests. It is an international & domestic home resource for all beauty professionals, beauty brands & companies, restaurant’s, hospitals and also to the general public. Serving establishments working in practically every industry cutting through from motion pictures to printing and publications, fashion, bridals, casuals, landscape beautification, stylists, advertising, entertainment, corporate, beauty parlours, health sectors, spas and more.

With featured articles on health & beauty of the industry’s upcoming beauty professional’s i.e. Hair stylists, makeup artists, health practitioners, cosmetic companies and manufacturers, B.O.M updates its readers on the most innovative beauty equipment’s. It’s the most reliable source which delivers invaluable information and news on current product.

Beauty Overdoze offers a diverse range of articles that combine artistic and business skills, personal and financial growth, health, beauty and creative thinking, entertainment and events
and the latest beauty information and products. B.O.M also offers great opportunities designed for makeup & beauty professionals, beauty brands and consumers who share the passion for the love of everything glamorous and beautiful. From high fashion makeup, health topics and hair to high fashion clothing & accessories.

Subscriptions are available at only N2880 for 1 year and the first 100 subscribers receive a free gift!

B.O.M Editorial Team:

* Editor: Eni I. Balogun
* Admin:
* Creative director: Lai Makanjuola
* Publicist: L.360 Ltd –
* Publisher: Infinite plus Arts Publication – 08056116841
* Event Co-ordinator: Chantrelle Concepts –

Good Luck to all our Goddesses!!


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  1. esther says

    is this a closed competition? is it limited to those 6 finalists or can anyone enter for it?


  2. Sacred Beauty says

    Thanks for your comments girls. Unfortunately yes this month’s competition is only open to the 6 finalists who have won their respective months. It’s the end of year grand finale. A head to head of the Sacred winners.

    We’ll start all over again in January so I d hope you make sure to dust your brushes off and join in the fun. Make sure to also support the girls this month as they go up against each other and the judging panel. Let us know what you think of thier entries.



    • Ibrahim doyinsola s says

      Please notify me in the next upcoming competition talent show in


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