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Do You Know ‘Queen Beauty Lounge’? Shade Akintade shares her Fast-Rising Startup Story + Makeup Tips | WATCH



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Beauty entrepreneur and CEO /Head Makeup Artist at Queen Beauty Lounge, Shade Akintade is the focus for this fab video. You may know her by her popular Instagrm name – “Beauty By Queen“.

In it she talks about her role and journey in the beauty industry. From moving back to Nigeria and getting a space for her salon and retail store, to how much she and her brand has grown – Shade shares her story.

Did you know Shade is the Head Makeup Artist for this year’s MTN Project Fame? She was referred by one of the current hosts – Bolanle Olukanni for the position, and after auditioning against 15 others, she won! For the season, she created makeup looks for all the contestants, faculty and even some of the judges. What a task!

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In the video by Spice TV, Shade also shares how to achieve one of the most popular makeup technique – highlighting & contouring. Using a model half-made up, she shows step by step, how you can achieve a quick highlighted & contoured face.


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  1. NaijaPikin

    October 24, 2015 at 4:03 am

    Thumbs up Sade. Very proud of you. And even though you were in yankee for ever, no annoying fone.

  2. Miss Mo

    October 24, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    Congratulations Sade. Keep up the good work. Proud of you. 🙂

  3. kk

    October 26, 2015 at 9:59 am

    yayyyyy..shades. Congrats boo

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