Its indeed been a beautiful week, so many great things went down in the beauty industry.We had the Beauty Africa Exhibition and Conference 2014 – trust me when i say it was a huge success. A big thank you and congratulations to the organizers,great job guys ,looking forward to the next one already.
You missed it ?? – not to worry , I took the liberty of putting together a recap of how it all happened.
The event started with a cocktail party on Monday night , we were formally introduced to the amazing team and organizer of the event.It was a 3 day event from Oct 7th -9th ,there was in attendance makeup experts highlighting and discussing various topics.
Day 1 – Make up panel of experts:
Khuraira Musa, President and Celebrity Makeup Artist, Khuraira Cosmetics – ‘ Passion is Key’
Tara Fela-Durotoye, Makeup Artist & Creative Director, House Of Tara – ‘Developing a Recognizable Brand’
Funmi Odegbami, Managing Director,MiNK London. Train yourself to be able to the opportunities around you.
Eryca Freemantle, Global Beauty Ambassador for Women of Colour & Strategic Industry Intelligence
Ada Iwugo, Commercial Director, House Of Tara – Understand the market you are operating.
Oke Maduewesi, CEO & Managing Director, Zaron Cosmetics- Power of the Mind
Lola Maja-Okojevoh, Makeup artist & Owner, Sacred Beauty- constantly challenging your best.
Bimpe Onakoya, Makeup Artist, Bimpe Onakoya Makeup & L’oreal – Demonstration of Fashion Makeup.
Fatima Mamza, Makeup Artist and Founder, Mamza Beauty Limited- Demonstration of Highlighting and contouring Technique.
Day 2 – Haircare panel of experts:
Ugo Igbokwe, Celebrity Hairstylist & Owner, Make Me Salon
Dionne Smith, Celebrity Award Winning Hairstylist
Aislynne Adewale, Master Stylist & Educator, American licensed cosmetologist (The hair whisperer)
Daisy Obiano, Managing Director, Capelli Salon
Tokunbo Chiedu, CEO, Compass Consulting, Country Partner, Design Essentials
John Ojukwu, Master Stylist Educator and Platform artist, British Licensed Cosmetologist
Day 3 – Skincare and spa panel of experts:
Pamela Olatunji Bello, Owner, and Laser technician, Bnatural medical Spa and Laser Centre
Elaine Okeke-Martin, President, Spa & Wellness Association of Africa
Ameera Abraham, CEO and Creative Director, The Nail Bar
Ufuoma Koloko, Owner and Managing Director, UK Skincare Academy
Fana Assafa, Director – Aesthetic Dermatology, bnatural medical
Lola Maja-Okojevoh, Makeup artist & Owner, Sacred Beauty
The highlights of the event for me was when I won the Khuraira Airbrush Machine, you needed to see how happy I was. Thanks Khuraira cosmestic and Beauty Africa, you are wonderful .Also, some of the perks of being an official Beauty Blogger for the event were the goodie bags from Capelli Salon, Dark and lovely,Bnatural Medical,there were also free vouchers from Make me Salon.
I want to specially appreciate everyone who connected with me during the event , those hugs are always priceless memories.OK, it’s time to get out of your face ……enjoy the pictures
Alright , so you’ve seen the recap, what do you think ?? Success or not ?? Let’s hear what your thoughts are people.
Till my next post,
Hugs and Kisses,