Celebrity makeup artists have become renowned and created a niche for themselves in the makeup/beauty industry. Make up artist (MUA) is an artist who uses the human face or body as a medium to apply makeup for beauty enhancements or for other reasons.
For people with upcoming events they want to look their best for the special day and for celebrities, they also will want to have all the glam look prior to featuring in television programmes, magazines and shows.
Make up artist are the one behind the scenes of putting this glams on thier clients faces. In Nigeria we have a lot of makeup artists who are making waves in thier capacities. This article will feature the top 4 celebrity makeup artists in Nigeria.
1 Banke Meshida Lawal
Banke Meshida Lawal is one of the top celebrity makeup artists in Nigeria with over 1 million followers on Instagram. A graduate of English from the university of lagos but developed a hobby from her love for cosmetics while in school.
She is a award-winning makeup brand known as BMPro, a brand has become a household name in the cosmetics world and also owns a makeup academy where she trains upcoming make up artist
Her quality works makes her unique and stands out amongst other make up artists.
She has high profile Celebrity clients in her customer base which includes politicians, artistes, actresses and more.
2 Bimpe Onakoya
Bimpe is the Artistic Director of MAYBELLINE New York Nigeria. She is a dynamic and creative Makeup Artist with over sixteen years industry experience spanning television, prints, editorial shoots, advertising campaigns, bridal beauties and fashion shows.
Bimpe has worked with international fashion and beauty magazines such as Elle, and Vanity Fair and She has also worked with prominent models like Alek Wek, Jourdan Dun, Oluchi, Jasmine Sanders.
Her creativity and flair is what has made her one of the most successful makeup artists today.
Also a graduate of university of Lagos whose make up journey started in her undergraduate days and she is currently the Key Artist for two of the biggest fashion Weeks in Nigeria.
3 Bebe Omagbemi
Bebe omagbemi also known as Bibiyonce is a celebrity make up artist in Lagos.
She runs her own make up school and studio in lekki Lagos Nigeria and her brand is notable for its unique professional service and has graced the faces of many celebrities and elites.
Her eye for colour and creative makeup skills coupled with her signature look makes her stand unique especially the way she makes your eyes looks like a baby doll with nice lashes.
Some of the celebrities she has worked with includes rita dominic,Nancy isime ,chidinma, ini edo and chioma to name a few.
4 Fati mamza
Fatima Mamza is the founder of Mamza Beauty, an innovative Make-up and Beauty firm based in Abuja Nigeria and she has been practicing makeup since 2008.
Mamza Beauty, in addition to Makeup Artistry offers beauty tips, consultation services, and a variety of basic skin care, general health and well-being guides.
She is notable of glaminig the faces of the Hausa elites and currently the official make up artist of the first lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari.