Month: May 2014

Event : Cacao-ing at the Maybelline New York ‘Find Your Shade’ Launch

Hello!!! It’s a new week again. Time is just flying so fast! It’s already the 3rd week in May! Just being aware of that makes me a bit nervous, you know what I mean? Thoughts randomly going through my brain, wondering if I have achieved a lot already this year. Whew! Ok! Will go back to my drawing board and access after this post. Back to the post! Maybelline New York officially launched in Lagos last week! One of the biggest makeup companies in the world! They put together an event- “Find Your Shade” which was hosted by Ebony Life TV’s “The Spot” cohost, Zainab Balogun. At the event, the guests were introduced to a new method of contouring makeup called cacao-ing by Bimpe Onakoya, the Creative Director, Maybelline Central West Africa, with a new product called the Maybelline Clear Smooth Powder. The guests also had-one-on-one with experts who guided them in finding their perfect shade of makeup. It was a superb event with guests coming out looking AMAZING! This was one red carpet that was truly top-notch!  After all, …

News: Join The Team: Internship Programme & Job Openings

So who wants to join us? We’re really excited to announce the launch of our Internship Programme.   After the Makeup In Nigeria Conference we’ve been inundated with requests to join our team. For help and mentoring. It’s something that has been a long time coming, we’ve always planned on it but it seems now is the time.  We’re also expanding our team and we have several job openings which need hard working, dedicated passionate people to fill. So here’s how it works.

Beauty Police: The Looks we LOVED from the Met Gala 2014!

Hey Guys!!! Met Gala 2014 has come and gone! What’s the Met Ball anyways?  Well, it’s fashion’s most glamorous night  hosted by Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. This years ball took place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Met Gala is the single most important fashion event of the year and it’s all about making statements through high fashion. Everyone who is everyone makes an appearance and this year the theme of the night is a tribute to Charles James, America’s First Couturier. Ermm, though we are everyone, we didn’t attend the ball! But we kinda had our eyes on it and some of the red carpet appearances caught our eyes! Enjoy the pictures! Flapper-inspired Silhouettes Made a Dramatic Statement on the Met Gala Red Carpet

Event- My Makeup in Nigeria Conference Adventure

The morning of MINC began for me as an adventure. This was the first ever unique Pro-Makeup artist Conference in Nigeria -250 Years of Combined Experience & Expertise! 11 International Renowned Makeup Experts! 500 Fast Rising makeup artists! 1 Event! I couldn’t wait to experience it! Makeup artistry is certainly a field that has blossomed in Nigeria over the years, and on the 30th of April 2014, over 700 makeup entrepreneurs and beauty influencers were present under one roof at the Oriental Hotel to be part of the Makeup in Nigeria Conference. I got to the venue a little over 9am and I walked into a hall bubbling with activity. It was going to be a good day, and I could feel it already. I snagged myself a ticket and hurried through the attractive exhibition stands and into the hall which was already filled to capacity, wow. Apparently, some people woke up that morning feeling the need to be present at the event and came to make late registrations. (Well done! Lol!) Thankfully, the hall was large enough to accommodate squatters (lol), and what you couldn’t see …