Beauty

black|Up Launches 3 Exciting New Products – New Matifying Fluid Foundation, New 8hr Correcting Primer & New Lip Lacquer

black|Up Launches 3 Exciting New Products – New Matifying Fluid Foundation, New 8hr Correcting Primer & New Lip Lacquer

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

T’is the season to be jolly with the amazing new creations from black|Up. The first professional makeup artist brand for ethnic skins brings you good tidings this season with the launch of three exciting new products; New Matifying Fluid …

Nena: The Evolution of Skin – From Dark Mocha, to Cream Caramel

Nena: The Evolution of Skin – From Dark Mocha, to Cream Caramel

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

I was at a wedding recently, a friend from Secondary school got hitched so I ran into old classmates. Most I recognized instantly but there were one or two people I took a slight gasp before I said a quick…

58 & Still Fabulous! Iman is Timelessly Beautiful on Revista S Moda’s Issue 17 Cover

58 & Still Fabulous! Iman is Timelessly Beautiful on Revista S Moda’s Issue 17 Cover

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

We have all heard that Africans age beautifully, but if there was ever a true testament to that fact, then it is evident in Somalian supermodel Iman….
The 58 year old model turned entrepreneur looks nothing over 30 on

BN Beauty: From Teeth Whitening to Exfoliation! See 10 Beauty Remedies that Every Woman Should Know by Neni Stone

BN Beauty: From Teeth Whitening to Exfoliation! See 10 Beauty Remedies that Every Woman Should Know by Neni Stone

Friday, December 20th, 2013

BN Beauty Contributor Neni Stone has tried and tested a couple of beauty solutions to your everyday problems. From how how to soothe a dry nose to teeth whitening solutions, here are some solutions Neni has suggested.
Enjoy….
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MMR Co-Host Angela Simmons at the Music Meets Runway 2013 Pre-Party! Makeup by Joyce Jacobs Beauty

MMR Co-Host Angela Simmons at the Music Meets Runway 2013 Pre-Party! Makeup by Joyce Jacobs Beauty

Friday, December 20th, 2013

The countdown to Music Meets Runway 2013 is down to 1 day and the pre-event activities have been rolling out; including one of the sexy & stylish co-hosts host getting dolled up for a night on the town. No I …

BN Beauty: Get this Pretty Blue “Snowflakes” Manicure by ThatIgboChick in 4 Easy Steps!

BN Beauty: Get this Pretty Blue “Snowflakes” Manicure by ThatIgboChick in 4 Easy Steps!

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Hey BN Beauty… lovers!
So, for the holidays, everyone is getting in the spirit with Christmas themed outfits and beauty looks. Just yesterday I saw some very cool Santa Hat nails. So here’s one you can easily achieve by one

Genevieve Nnaji, Agbani Darego, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Jackie Appiah & Leila Lopes are among Glitz Africa Magazine’s 20 Most Beautiful Women in Africa List

Genevieve Nnaji, Agbani Darego, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Jackie Appiah & Leila Lopes are among Glitz Africa Magazine’s 20 Most Beautiful Women in Africa List

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

A round of applause for the most beautiful women in Africa.
Yesterday Glitz Africa Magazine unveiled its 2013 Fashionista issue with Big Brother Africa stars; Vimbai, Barbz and Zainab… on the cover. (click here to see).
Inside the issue, they

Get your Weaves Right Here! Great Discounts with Mide’s Mane’s Christmas Offer Available Now

Get your Weaves Right Here! Great Discounts with Mide’s Mane’s Christmas Offer Available Now

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Mide’s Mane… is celebrating this Christmas with fabulous hair for less.
To help get you looking stunning this holidays, Mide’s Mane is giving you a slash on authentic virgin manes for all occasions from Friday 6th – Friday 27th December

Rapper Eva Alordiah’s Other Job! Find Out All About “MakeupbyOrsela”

Rapper Eva Alordiah’s Other Job! Find Out All About “MakeupbyOrsela”

Monday, December 16th, 2013

If you follow Nigerian female rapper Eva Alordiah on Twitter or Instagram, you should know by now that she loves makeup and is an expert when it comes to using it.
Now the “Lights Out…” singer is taking

Another One For The Christmas List! – “Si” by Giorgio Armani now in Nigeria

Another One For The Christmas List! – “Si” by Giorgio Armani now in Nigeria

Monday, December 16th, 2013

When I spotted Giorgio Armani’s Si… at the airport, it made my head turn. For me, the perfume section in an airport is like a toyshop for a kid. Anytime there’s a new perfume, there’s a large display with

BN Beauty: It’s got Bounce! 6 Tips on Curling your Hair with a Straightener

BN Beauty: It’s got Bounce! 6 Tips on Curling your Hair with a Straightener

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Good morning BN Beauty… belles! Are you ready for a new day of beauty? I am, and I’ve got something to help you out with some hair woes.
So, yesterday after work I had to grudgingly follow my friend to

BN Beauty: 7 Things you Should Know about Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair

BN Beauty: 7 Things you Should Know about Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

The natural hair movement is really gaining speed and we can decide on one of three things; Join in the movement, keep relaxing your hair and decide natural hair isn’t for you or do both (yes that is possible).
For…

Gorgeous Hair for a Gorgeous Girl! The Scoop on Yvonne Nelson’s Luxe Locks by Philip Eric

Gorgeous Hair for a Gorgeous Girl! The Scoop on Yvonne Nelson’s Luxe Locks by Philip Eric

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Apart from always selecting stylish dresses, Yvonne Nelson is known for giving us full hair-gasm.
The Ghollywood sensation recently got the star treatment from UK based hair stylist Philip Eric… while staying in London for a week. He was nice

BN Beauty: Muah! Get Lip Ready with Shirley B. Eniang’s “Winter” Lips Treatment DIY & Lipstick Tutorial

BN Beauty: Muah! Get Lip Ready with Shirley B. Eniang’s “Winter” Lips Treatment DIY & Lipstick Tutorial

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Hey BN Beauty… belles! It’s another beautiful week and as we get closer to colder weather, it starts to become time to change up our beauty routine. When it comes to dealing with harsh weather conditions one of the major

Miss Black Africa UK unveils 2014 Charity Calendar Featuring 2013 Winner Sonia lke & Finalists – Pick Your Best Month!

Miss Black Africa UK unveils 2014 Charity Calendar Featuring 2013 Winner Sonia lke & Finalists – Pick Your Best Month!

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Wake up every month in 2014 to beauty queens.
Miss Black Africa UK has released its 2014 charity calendar featuring the 2013 winner, 19 year old Sonia Ike… as well as the finalists of the competition.
The charity calender shot

BN Beauty: Coloured is the New Black! Find out How you Can Wear a Coloured Smokey Eye Using Gel Liners

BN Beauty: Coloured is the New Black! Find out How you Can Wear a Coloured Smokey Eye Using Gel Liners

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

The very first look I wanted to rock once I got on the makeup scene was the smokey eyes. Fast forward 7 years later, I still like to rock smokey eyes. It is one of the most iconic looks when…

A Beauty Showdown! Miss Italy, Miss Russia, Miss Nigeria, Miss Ghana & More to Compete for the Exquisite Face of the Universe 2013 Crown | View the Contestants

A Beauty Showdown! Miss Italy, Miss Russia, Miss Nigeria, Miss Ghana & More to Compete for the Exquisite Face of the Universe 2013 Crown | View the Contestants

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Miss Guyava-Shepherd Aletha Rose
First Royal Events has announced Nigeria as the host of the 2013 Exquisite Face Of The Universe… beauty pageant finale. The highly anticipated event will hold at the prestigious Expo Hall, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria

What Does it Take to Be a “Fine Girl” in Lagos?

What Does it Take to Be a “Fine Girl” in Lagos?

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

I’ve always enjoyed hanging out with my male friends. Why? I get to hear all the unbelievable things they go through with women and jot some of them down for future references.
Last weekend, I had one of those hangouts…

Get Fabulous Hair for the Holidays at the Fabulosity Hair Mega Sale in Lagos | Saturday 7th December 2013

Get Fabulous Hair for the Holidays at the Fabulosity Hair Mega Sale in Lagos | Saturday 7th December 2013

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

When it comes to looking fabulous for the holidays, there are a number of things you need. One of those things is a fabulous weave to give you that bombshell look – this is where Fabulosity Hair… comes in.
They

MUD Nigeria unveils its Academy Ad Campaign – MUD 3C

MUD Nigeria unveils its Academy Ad Campaign – MUD 3C

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

What a way to kick off BN Beauty for the week.
Fresh for this beautiful morning is something for all our beautiful BN Beauty gals and our expert and aspiring makeup artists.
Nigerian beauty brand Make-Up Designory… (MUD) has released

BN Beauty: Rock it Like You’re Born with it? Find out How to Apply Blush Perfectly

BN Beauty: Rock it Like You’re Born with it? Find out How to Apply Blush Perfectly

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

For a long time I struggled with blush, even after becoming a makeup artist.
Why do we have to use them? Do dark skinned women even get flushed?” …These were some of the questions I wondered about. The answer

BN Beauty: Girl, is that Your Skin? Check out How to Get a Fabulous Flawless Foundation by ThatIgboChick

BN Beauty: Girl, is that Your Skin? Check out How to Get a Fabulous Flawless Foundation by ThatIgboChick

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Ever wondered how Chidimma Umeh of ThatIgboChick gets her flawless complexion for all those makeup tutorials? Well its by using a great foundation & powder technique.
Today’s BN Beauty… is for all those gals who have always wanted to find

BN Beauty: Keep Your Beauty in Check Even at Work! 5 Beauty Tools You Should Have

BN Beauty: Keep Your Beauty in Check Even at Work! 5 Beauty Tools You Should Have

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

We all know how it can be at work. You come in the morning, go through the motions of replying emails, answering phone calls, having meetings…it can be a whirlwind. And as you go along, sometimes you need to touch…

17 Year Old Cynthia Abdulahi Wins “Nigeria’s Next Supermodel” 2013 Competition in Lagos

17 Year Old Cynthia Abdulahi Wins “Nigeria’s Next Supermodel” 2013 Competition in Lagos

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Well we must have some psychics in the building, because some of you called it!
Following the finale which held on Saturday 23rd November 2013 at the Oriental Hotels, Lagos, 17 year old Kogi State native Cynthia Abdulahi… was named

Say Goodbye to “Oopsies”! Check out 5 Common Makeup Mistakes + How to Avoid them

Say Goodbye to “Oopsies”! Check out 5 Common Makeup Mistakes + How to Avoid them

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Every now and then when we are in a hurry to get out of the house and wow that audience but still look pretty, we may slip up on a couple of things; especially with our makeup. These are things…