Month: July 2015

Video: How to Get That Perfect Pout by Lola Maja on We Love Style

These Instagram Makeup Artist are really starting to get on my nerves.. everywhere I look all i see are perfectly pouting lips. Whenever I see those beautiful pics, I head to the nearest makeup store and get that same colour but unfortunately.. it doesn’t quite turn out like theirs!!  Sigh.. i’m pretty upset now with all my Lip colours considering my application knowledge is zero. Instead of getting all frustrated about it, our Creative Director Lola Maja decided to help us out on the “We Love Style” network with a really simple to follow tutorial.  Check it out!! Products used are: NSFW (Not Safe For Work) OCC Liptar M.U.A Red Lip Liner EOS Lip Balm Sacred Pro Concealers All products are available at The Sacred Beauty Store located at No 2 Abiola Close, Shonibare Estate, Maryland or call 014539193 or 08076767676

Video: Nail Art in Black and White Monochrome Nails

Hey Guys, So it’s our manicure mondays and yass!!! I found this amazing Monochrome nail art tutorial that I soooo want to share, so lets have fun watching and trying out this funtastic designs in different contrast colours. To watch this tutorial click here Stay tuned for more DIYs………………………………………xox     Suggested product : Allura Nail Art Brushes (available in store, call 014539196 or whatsapp 08076767676).     

Video: “Cheekbones of Life” – Easy Steps to Sculpting your Face with Lola Maja on We Love Style!

The art of Highlighting and Contouring has been a major buzz for a while, its not totally new in Nigeria but most people are still just getting on board. Some say it takes a lot of time, some say it doesn’t…I say I need a TUTOR!!! And if you’re like me needing an expert to really explain what this craze is about and how you can make your cheeks tell stories, don’t worry!!  You’re not alone.  And another fantastic thing is that this art instantly slims down your face in less than 2 minutes! Yippee!!! Our Creative Director; Lola Maja has done another informative video on the ”We Love Style” Network on Youtube for Jumia Fashion, check out the previous videos here For this week’s video on Highlighting and Contouring click here  and let us know what you think!  Tag us on Instagram @mysacredbeauty in your pics so we can see your new cheeks! Don’t forget you can always pick up all the essential items you need to create your perfect looks from our beauty store To browse the …

Natural Hair Care & Maintenance: 7 Reason why your Natural Hair has Stopped Growing by Kiianah M. Johnson

Have you ever felt like your hair wasn’t growing? I have… For a whole year I didn’t think my hair was growing. Thankfully, I found 10 Ways To Retain Length. Sometimes it only seems like your natural hair has completely stopped growing. But the truth is kinky, coily and Afro-textured hair is the most fragile hair type of all, which also makes it the most easily susceptible to damage and breakage. Although individual hair strands are constantly continually in a growth cycle, there are some reasons why it may appear that your hair growth has been stunted or has completely ceased from growing, period. Poor Hair Habits When your hair is damaged, your hair becomes weak and fragile. There are several poor hair care habits that can lead to breakage of the hair such as excessive heat styling, over-manipulation from styling, chemical hair coloring, and bleaching. These types of practices can add a lot of stress to hair that is already fragile, weaken your hair’s elasticity and can lead to breakage, thinning of the hair and …

Fashion Police: Best Dressed from the ESPYS, Where Sport meets the Red Carpet!!!

I love award ceremonies  because it is just another opportunity for me to see fabulous dresses, great shoes and so on, last night the stars and athletes came out on the red carpet of  the ESPYS and I was wowed again and decided to share with the world best looks…just a little 411 on what the ESPY Awards are all  about’ “An ESPY Award is an accolade presented by the American cable television network ESPN to recognize individual and team athletic achievement and other sports-related performance during the calendar year preceding a given annual ceremony” Wikipedia. Top on my list is Ciara in Elie Saab Kylie Jenner in Shady Zeineldine Rachel McAdams in Christiano Burani Danica Patricks Britney Spears in Davidson Zanine Amy Purdy Halle Berry Hannah Davis in MikaelD Sidney Leroux Destinee Hooker Hope Solo Julia Mancuso Janet Mock So this are my best dressed from the ESPYS but if you feel I missed out someone, kindly let me know……waiting for the next red carpet. xoxo!!    

Video: “Liner on Point” – Tips & Tricks for the Perfect Cat Eye Flick with Lola Maja on We Love Style!

Hey Guys So we recently partnered with Jumia Fashion’s “We Love Style’” to bring you weekly tips and tips for their Beauty Haven segment!!  Woo Hooooooo.. The weekly videos will be available to watch either on their blog site or on their youtube channel.  (Click the links to take you directly there). We’d love to get some feedback, so please do join in on the conversation, let us know what you think and if you have any suggestions or requests  for certain makeup / beauty tutorials or reviews just drop Lola a comment either on the video or by email lola@mysacredbeauty.com You can of course shop all the products or those very similar to the ones featured either directly on Jumia or by popping into our store 2 Abiola Close, Shonibare Estate, Maryland or by calling +234 (0) 1 453 9193 But to celebrate we’re giving away Five Sacred Jet Black Pen Liquid Liners as featured in our video.  (You know we like a good giveaway lol).   To be entered into the draw all you have to …

Celebrity Runway Spotlight: Kendall Jenner in Chanel Haute Couture Fall 2015

Each fashion season, Karl Lagerfeld hand-picks a ‘bride’ to close his couture show; someone he deems to be the star of his runway. Calling on the 19-year-old to open and close his spectacular, Kendall wore a modern reinterpretation of the classic Chanel suit complete with a train to close proceedings. HAIR & MAKEUP Kendall Jenner channeled a porcelain doll at the Chanel Fashion Show in Paris, France on July She wore bright pink cheeks, a bold red lip and a black, blunt bob on the runway representing the strong and independent  look modern woman. Kendall’s brows were defined with a nearly black brow filler without an arch, which took away some of the softness of her face. Her eyes were free of mascara and eyeliner aside from a white pencil used on her bottom lid to create a wide-eye appearance. To add even more intensity to her look, Kendall’s hair was styled bone straight in a middle part, leaving all of the focus on her beautiful skin. More Pictures of the beautiful look from Paris Haute …

Beauty in my Skin!!! World Vitiligo Day

Just a few weeks ago, the world celebrated a set of wonderful people. The vitiligo community celebrated their skin with the world and one of my best representative is the stunning Chantelle ‘Winnie Harlow’ Brown-Young. World Vitiligo Day is an annual event specially dedicated to people with Vitiligo on June 25th. The global event is to create awareness about the skin condition.Vitiligo is a continual skin problem that produces white depigmentation patches that develop and enlarge only in certain sections of the skin.The white patches appear because the person has little or no skin cells. Though, it is impossible to predict how much of the skin can be affected by Vitiligo and it is not life threatening. In Nigeria, OLORI SUPERGAL created an online campaign  to create  awareness on Vitiligo and also to educate people about the skin  condition using Social media.  The model for the campaign – TEMILOLA OMOOBAJESU shared her message to  encourage other people with Vitiligo to come out. In her words, she said  ”Don’t let anybody’s opinion of beauty be your idea of …

Video: 4 Tips for Perfect Lips by Heather Deyoo

Hey Guys! We’re super excited to welcome the youngest member of our team to Sacred.  She’s funny, smart and ever so gorgeous. We can’t wait for her to start posting regular videos and reviews for us. So, if you have any questions or suggestions about products/looks you’d love to see, please drop her a line on heather@mysacredbeauty.com In the meantime.. we thought we’d post up one of our favourite tutorials for you to enjoy! Mwwah

New Product Alert!!! M.A.C Wash & Dry Collection

M.A.C WASH & DRY We’re always excited when MAC Releases a new collection. And this time (just like all their other collections) they haven’t let us down!  With the whole internet going crazy for “strobing” this range is a definite must for anyone who wants to add some glamour and highlight into their life. The official press release for the collection states that: “The M·A·C Wash & Dry Laundromat is open for business! The suds are rising with this breezy bronzing collection inspired by bright, fresh hues perfect for a full spin or just a quick tumble. All in super-sleek packaging to set your cycle to chic! Wash & Dry is inspired by bright, fresh hues perfect for a full spin or just a quick tumble.” But what do the products look like? The Collection comprises of Lipsticks, Lipglass, TechnaKohl Liner, False Lashes (Waterproof), Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadown Trio, Powder Blush, Highlight Powder, Nail Lacquer and more! The new “Wash and Dry” collection hits all stores in and around Nigeria this week just in time for summer. …

Beauty Services: Your One-Stop Hair & Beauty Boutique right at your Doorstep!!!

Hello Guys!!! Its been a bit of a whirlwind around here. so many amazing things going on er can’t wait to share them all with you. But just a quick update to let all our Sacred Goddesses know that yes, we’re no longer at L’espace on Olosa Street in VI.. they’ve closed for relocation. But never fear, The Sacred Beauty Boutique in Maryland is now fully open for all your Hair and Beauty adventures.  We do offer home service for Makeup and selected beauty treatments for our clients in Ikoyi, VI and Lekki so no need to panic, we’ll be back on the Island very soon. Come let us pamper you. We offer beauty services throughout the week from Monday to Saturday and Sundays by Appointment! You can pop in or book online for the following fabulous services MAKEUP SERVICES Bridal Makeup Personal Makeup for events Fashion/ Creative Makeup Movie/Media and Editorial Makeup BEAUTY SERVICES Lash Extensions (Semi Permanent & Flare) Threading Waxing (Face or Specialist Body) Lash and Brow Tinting Facials (Full Range Available) …