Top Makeup Artists In Nigeria – Meet Our Top Lists
These Are The Makeup Artists Behind Every Flawless Face Beat In Nigeria
Trust me, one thing is to have a wonderful event scheduled for a date, and another is to look snatching and lit for the event. And if you haven’t mastered the art of self-painting your favorite colors for a more enhanced look, these top makeup artists in Nigeria should help you get your scorecard together.
We will be giving great insight on who these top makeup artists in Nigeria are, and our selection would be based on how far they have come, social presence and industry market…with a bit of other accepted reasons why we think they have made it on the top of our list.
So, let’s get down to the faces who have a flair for liners and shadows, shall we?
1. Anita Brows (Our First Pick On Top Makeup Artists In Nigeria)
Ladies, do you think we will ever start this list without mentioning this A‘list self-taught makeup artist who is one of the leading, top makeup artist in Nigeria? No we won’t…
Anita Brows grew up in Ireland and studied journalism at Ballyfermont College in Dublin and media production at Lewisham College, London. Then, marketing in Dublin Business School. In her academics and school times, she never underwent a training for Makeup, but she is giving edge to your favorite makeup artist.
She have face beat a lot of celebrities. Her catalogue and her “worked with” list would include highbrow personalities in different sector of the entertainment industries and beyond.
With the likes of Stephanie Coker, Toke Makinwa, Tonto Dikeh, Bella Adenuga, Ceec of 2018 BBNaija ex-housemate, she is believed to have gained the “best face beat” in the list of top makeup artists in Nigeria .
2. Bibyonce (Bebe Omagbemi)
Bibyonce is the makeup god responsible for creating Rita Dominic, Tonto Dikeh, Lilian Esoro, Lola Okoye and Omotola Jalade’s signature beauty looks, from her killer contour to that famous no makeup look, she’s the brains behind them all.
3. Joyce Jacob Beauty
Happy 10th year anniversary in the makeup industry, Joyce Jacob.
Joyce started Joyce Jacob Beauty (JJB) sometime in 2009, handling brushes and painting faces with little walk-in clients who probably didn’t pay her artistry much mind. Fast forward to 2019, she has both local and international personalities on her list.
From personalities like Tiwa Savage, Angela Simmons, Alek Wek, to Angelique Kidjo, Alexandra Burke, Malika Bongo, Millen Magese, Dolapo Oni Sijuwade, Abisola Kola-Daisi, Waje, Omawumi, Lloyd Banks, Wiz Khalifah, Wizkid.
Though on the gram, she is nowhere around Anita Brows who have garnered close to 150k followers, but with her 70k instagram soldiers and high profile clients on her dial list and at the end of her brushes, she is tagged as one of the leading top makeup artists in Nigeria.
Secondly, just like every other top makeup artists in Nigeria, Joyce is about all categories for her skills. From bridal, music, movies, pre red carpet moments, name it, she fits in for all roles once her skill is needed.
4. Jane Ogu (Flawless Faces By Jane)
With local and international clients to her name, over 5000 trained students in beauty skills, 100k IG followers and more wins, Jane is one of the leading face beat artists behind so many facial 10/10s.
Known for her impeccable work of arts on faces, she is one of the go-to for all sort of facial makeovers.
5. Doranne Beauty
“Makeup is the little magic wand that reminds us that acne or an overbearing boss, does not undermine the beauty within us – Doranne
Playing very closely to her industry rivals, Doranne Beauty also is a close match to other top makeup artists in Nigeria. She have worked with the likes of Rita Dominic and other households in different industries, and with a dewy, soft and subtle touch to skins of the clients she works for, she has been able to amass soldiers as much as 80k on the gram.
While other top makeup artists in Nigeria are based and clustered in Lagos Nigeria due to the high demand for these makeup artists, St. Ola (as he’s popularly known) chose to settle at the heart of Nigeria, the capital, F.C.T. He is actually considered one of the best makeup artists in Abuja.
He is the founder and top exec of St. Ola makeup studio, and just like other folks in this industry, he has worked with a handful of models and households in different industries.
In 2012, he bagged an award in the Abuja young entrepreneurs’ award in beauty and health care.
When asked, what does beauty and makeup mean to you, he said “Beauty and makeup to me is the ability to still look like yourself after any sort of cosmetic has been applied to ones’ face.”
7. Yemisi Dada
Yemisi is one of the beauty makeup artists who is putting Lagos Nigeria in the map, bringing beauty and make up buzz to the state.
She has gone as far as working with makeup brands Black Opal, Nouba, Lachea, MAC, Maybelline and the rest.
Having been in the beauty and makeover industry for 8 years and counting, she has acquired experiences enough to own a beauty blog, which teaches and influences wannabes in the industry.
With a BSc in economics, she’s seasoned herself to own, run and manage a beauty brand, which she said are basically beauty products that helps makeup artist, hairstylist be more organized and hygienic.
There are definitely more seasoned perfect brush handlers who can transform or totally enhance your beauty for all roles and set times, but we have chosen these to be our favourite simply because they have more than half of the industry’s awareness and their status on social media, influences and years of experience matter to us.