A career as a makeup artist can be exciting and different every day. The satisfaction comes from using makeup to help people look their best or become characters far different from their usual selves. Makeup artists work in entertainment, theater, television, film, retail stores and on their own. They learn the necessary skills through courses at local colleges, universities or community colleges and on the job.
In Nigeria, there are some who stand out in what they do. These are persons who not only have many Instagram followers, but also have contracts here and there to come do what they know how to do and love doing best. Want to know about some of these persons in Nigeria; outstanding makeup artists, here they are;
1. Mary Jane Ohobu:
Mary Jane is the GM at Zaron Cosmetics. Her clientele includes corporate bodies and top celebrities, both local and international.
2. Iamdodos (@iamdodos):
Dodos is an elite makeup artiste and beauty blogger. Her looks are usually beautiful, while she’s exceptional with her blending.
3. Banke Meshida Lawal (@banksbmpro):
Banke Meshida Lawal of BMPRO is a celebrity makeup artist with Instagram clout. She moves in equally grand style with the caliber of her clients. Politicians, music artistes, actresses, fashion models, the whole works. She’s grounded and certainly worth the hype.
4. Fati Mamza (@mamzabeauty):
Fati Manza is an amazing lifestyle makeup artist with a strong Instagram following. She has taken part in several beauty and make-up conferences over the years.
5. Jide of St. Ola (@jideofstola):
Jide is a celebrity makeup artist and beauty enthusiast. His muses look soft and dewy after getting their face beat. He is a published artist and tutor.
These makeup artists will sweep you off your feet any day and time!