Hello lovely ladies!!
Just like the Nigerian fashion industry, the nigerian hair and beauty industry is growing and gaining international attention. To celebrate what’s happening in this industry, we’ve decided to do a spotlight on the important personalities in the Nigerian Beauty Industry.
Our first Spotlight is Lola Maja-Okojevoh, this beautiful lady is an amazing makeup artist and beauty-preneur. She has been working as a makeup artist for 20 years. She is a qualified Beauty Therapist, Holistic Massage Therapist, Eyebrow and Eyelash Specialist (threading & waxing).
Lola Maja-Okojevoh has her own range of Professional Artistry Eyelashes, is the Acting Beauty Editor for FAB Magazine (www.fabmagazineonline.com) and has had articles published in various online and print magazines over the years. With her makeup work appearing in magazines such as TW, Genevive, True Love West Africa, Elan (Nigeria) – BHF, Black Hair & Beauty, Black Hair, Coloures, Pride, Sideview (UK), and Trendsetter (Turkey). She was previously the Beauty & Lifestyles Editor for Noir Magazine which was sold in the UK, US and Europe.
A unique aspect of Mrs. Okojevoh’s craft is her work with special effects makeup, she has created characters, blood and gore for film and television. She was the head Makeup Artist for “The Figurine (Araromire)” by Award Winning Director Kunle Afolayan which stormed the box offices in Nigeria in October 2009 and is currently being shown around the world at various film festivals.
Along with her special effects makeup, Lola Maja-Okojevoh has been featured as the premier makeup artist for popular nigerian artists in their music videos, some of these include: Wizkid’s – “Tease Me” & “Hollar at your boy” , Banky W’s “Lagos Party” & “Follow You Go”, Lami’s “Over”, ElDee’s “One Day” and “Only One”, Omawumi’s “Today na Today” and Dr Sid’s “Something about You” .
***** Pictures and Texts courtesy of LolaMaja.com and Lola Maja-Okojevoh’s Facebook******pecialises in Semi-permanent Eyelash Extensions with Top US Brand Xtreme Lashes