I was recently opportune to interview a very endearing personality popularly known as Ewar; she exhumes such humility second to none. Immediately I met this wonderful persona, I completely fell in love with her and her beautiful work; she is whom you can describe as very energetic, funny and witty lady.
Can we meet you?
My name is Adenike Ogunbe , a computer science graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo university , I am a makeup artist and the CEO of Ewar Makeovers.
How long have you being doing makeup?
I have actively been at this profession for over 7 years, a total deviation from my discipline
Who inspired you?
My mom is my first Role model, I watched her take care of her skin, Struggle with Gele and makeup and I usually wondered if there was another way it could be done with ease.
I actually was more of a nail technician and worked a lot with brides ,one fateful day a client’s makeup artist didn’t show up and I was asked to help out with her makeup I did it and there was no turning back ever since then .
Any advice to aspiring MUA ?
Try to make every bride happy even if she is a bridezilla, try as much as possible to be good at what you do and finally leave a good impression and referrals will grow.
What is your Signature?
The subtle way I apply makeup, the finesse, elegant yet glamorous finish
Makeup items you can’t do without?
Mac spike eye pencil, foundation, lip-gloss, Marykay blush ,wood smoke powder and mascara
Where do you see your Company 5 years from now?
I see Ewar makeovers as a company and running business internationally and locally
We will also have other talented MUAs working under us.
Who are the people you admire?
BM Pro ,Sam Fine,Mario Dedivanovic,Pat Macgrath,Val Garland,Petrilude
The Makeup industry in Nigeria is gradually growing and a lot of people are beginning to use the services of professional makeup artist , lately whenever you go to an Owanbe party , a lot of the woman are gaily dressed and looking well groomed, no more red eyebrow pencils and black lip liner .
Contact Ewar; 08052127094,017358963.
Till my next post,
Much Love ,