2015 sped by! Wow! I’ve been so busy all month, I haven’t even thought to blog. December is wedding season, and with the kids being on vacation too, my hands have been full. While I did a Christmas themed makeup look for the online magazine Lifestyle with Clara, believe me when I say I didn’t … More NYE inspired Makeup look.
Happy New month! I’ve always loved October, the first day of the month is Nigeria’s independence anniversary, so as a child, it usually meant no school, and lots of fun activities. It’s also my mother’s birth month, while she’s never one to be extravagant about celebrating, I just love this month even more because of … More I am Sunshine
I recently posted a super bold makeup look on instagram and a got a ton of positive feedback. While I plan to blog about that particular look soon, for this post, I have created a more toned down version of that look. Instead of yellow eyeshadow, I used bronze, I also used much shorter false … More Bronze, Orange, and Red Hues.
I get asked this question a lot. Ladies with short hair feel like since they already standout because of their hairdo, wearing bold makeup makes them standout even more. The way you wear Makeup is definitely an extension of your fashion sense. My client turned friend agreed to let me use her to in this … More Can I rock a bold Makeup look with short hair?
I had the pleasure of working with Jeri creating portraits for her portfolio with some beautiful ladies. While the photo-shoot wasn’t focused alone on portrait photography, I chose these photos for my blog because I have a mini obsession with maasai accessories. To think I nearly missed out on this photoshoot because … More Making Portraits With Jeri Muchura
I keep getting requests for makeup trainings and apprenticeships, because of my crazy schedule the last quarter, I haven’t even been able to have one on one makeup classes. I have now decided to have makeup classes every now and then ( whenever my schedule permits). Maximum class size will be 20, just so it … More Blend It Like A Pro Makeup Class
After doing the piece on the Nigerian gele, I decided to do a more relatable headpiece post. What’s more relatable than a turban? Whether as a fashion piece to accessorize outfits, on a bad hair day, or for religious purposes, we all have those scarves and head-ties hanging in our closets. We decided to spice … More Of Turbans and Statement Jewellery
The Kenyan Brand Ciku has some new additions to their Makeup line. Now available from Ciku are the Hi-def foundations, concealer palettes, Hi-brow shadow (brow powder), Brow fixx (brow gel), Blushers, Blotting powder, and four eyeshadow palettes. I have spent weeks testing out these products, and I want to share my thoughts on them. The packaging … More Ciku Products Haul/Review
As a Nigerian Makeup artist, I soon realized that lots of people assumed that I could tie ‘gele’. I couldn’t until recently. Gele are elaborate versions of headtie, they are made out of varying textiles, and are very popular in West Africa. In Nigeria, gele is popular especially for wedding ceremonies and parties. Women groups (known … More An East-West African Fashion Affair
I recently got some Chelsea Beautique goodies- The semi-permanent eyebrow kit, a pair of mink Lashes (no. 6), the catwalk eyes contact lenses, the blending sponge, and the 12 pieces hair chalk. Today I’m focusing on dramatic eyes. Alot of girls feel a bit shy about getting the attention that comes with fun and dramatic eye makeup, … More About Lash Friday