February 26, 2017

Review Category : STYLEFILES

The Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria is from Bayelsa

This year, the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria is from Bayelsa State! This weekend, 18-year old Anna Banner, Miss Bayelsa, beat out beauties from 35 other states to win the 2013 MBGN title. Her win means Anna gets to represent Nigeria in the 2013 Miss World finale in Jakarta, Indonesia. Anna isn’t the only success story of the competition, which took place on her home turf Bayelsa State, runners-up Miss Imo and Miss Adamawa, also get something out of the competition. The first runner-up, 19-year old Stephanie Okwu repping Imo State, will now go on to represent Nigeria in the ...

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She’s a “Grown Woman”! Beyonce’s bold look on the cover of Flaunt magazine (PHOTOS)

Beyonce Knowles Carter is bare and bronze on the cover of Flaunt Magazine. The “Grown Woman” singer flaunts her curves on the cover of the August issue of the magazine, wearing nothing by bronze and silver glittering body paint and in place of her signature long blonde locks, a short cap of copper hair. We love the different look! There are more pictures inside the pages of the magazine, Beyonce embracing vibrant colour and bold African-inspired accessories. See those photos after the jump. ...

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Photos from “Naturals in the City” meet up in Lagos, Nigeria

“Why don’t you put relaxer in your hair? There are many good ones,” a lady asked me months ago at a hair salon in Aguda in Lagos, Nigeria. She continues to watch me with a puzzled expression as I carefully worked my fingers through my kinky mass in attempt to detangle it before getting my braids done. Then she adds, “you will be more beautiful if you relaxed it.” She isn’t alone in thinking that. African hair, in its natural state, is hardly considered beautiful in Africa’s most populous nation. The ladies are bred on the “creamy crack” (hair relaxers) ...

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Meet Nigeria’s new beauty queen, 22-year old Ezinne Akudo

Nigeria has got a new beauty queen and it’s Ezinne Akudo. The 22-year old graduate from Abia State University, was crowned the winner of the 2013 Miss Nigeria competition on Saturday during the finale at the Intercontinental Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos. Akudo, who also won the Miss Photogenic award, got all the benefits that come with the coveted crown – the N3 million cash prize, a brand new car, one year stay at a luxury apartment and an all expense paid trip to California, USA. All that and a gorgeous face too! Congratulations Akudo! ...

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Adenike Ogungbe of Ewar Makeovers to be buried on Saturday

Ewar Makeovers’ Adenike Ogungbe, who died during childbirth on Wednesday, July 3, will be laid to rest on Saturday, July 6, reports have said. Fans of the popular Lagos-based beautician have taken to her Facebook page to express their sadness at her passing. A church service has been scheduled for 12 noon at the Idedo Methodist Church in Ago Iwoye in Ogun State, Adenike’s home town. A service of songs will also be held in Lagos on Thursday, July 11 by 3 p.m. at the football field near the military hospital in Yaba. ...

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Rest in peace! Adenike Ogungbe of Ewar Makeovers dies

Nigeria’s beauty industry lost a gem on Wednesday in the person of Adenike Ogungbe, the CEO of Ewar Makeovers. The talented makeup artist reportedly died in a Nigerian hospital during child birth. Adenike of Ewar was a wedding MUA of some repute, meeting women on the biggest days of their lives and making them feel beautiful. Many of those women, friends and fans visited the late beautician’s Facebook profile on Wednesday to express their sadness at the news. Modupe Ogundeji wrote: “Priviledged to have met you dear!! It is sad that you are no more…thanks for doing my make-up, thanks ...

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Want to be on top? Africa’s Next Top Model auditions start in three days, details here

Africa’s gorgeous and undiscovered models, this is your golden opportunity. The popular reality television Next Top Model franchise is branching out to motherland with Africa’s Next Top Model, hosted by top Nigerian supermodel Oluchi. Auditions start in three days and the the ANTM Africa team will be scouting for supermodel potential in eight countries across the continent. If you think you have what it takes to rip the runway, become the next Oluchi, Alek Wek or Iman, then get your forms here. Audition dates below: Mozambique (Maputo) Venue: The Polana Serena Hotel Date: Saturday 6th July 2013 Time: 7AM – ...

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Jaime Foxx is debonair in Ozwald Boateng suit (PHOTO)

American singer and actor Jaime Foxx cut quite the dashing figure on the red carpet in an Ozwald Boateng designer suit. It’d be hard not to look good in a Boateng suit. The “White House Down” actor was seen at the 2013 BET Awards on Sunday, June 30, wearing a burgundy suit by British-Ghanaian designer Boateng. He paired the suit with a matching shirt, black shoes and sans tie. Jaime must be a fan of the designer, as this isn’t his first time in Boateng. He was spotted wearing a blue Boateng suit while promoting another flick, Django Unchained, in ...

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Tiwa Savage covers upcoming issue of Style Mania Magazine

Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage is what’s hot on next month’s issue of Style Mania magazine, the travel issue. The newly engaged first lady of Mavin Records is positively sizzling in colourful strapless swimsuit by Iconic Invanity. The cover was shot by the incredibly talented Kelechi Amadi-Obi, editor of Style Mania magazine at the La Campagne Tropicana beach resort. Savage dishes about everything in the Style Mania interview, including her upcoming nuptials, finally releasing her debut album and what it’s like working with famed music producer Don Jazzy. The article along with more of the smoking hot photos we know you ...

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Dolce & Gabbana sentenced to 20 months in jail for tax evasion

Powerhouse designers, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, were given a suspended jail sentence of one year and eight months for hiding hundreds of millions in tax euros, Channel 4 News reports. The designers behind the famous Dolce & Gabbana have dressed many a Hollywood stars and are both influential in the fashion world. Despite their clout, a court in fashion capital Milan, Italy found the designers guilty of failing to declare £850million ($1.34billion) in income tax to authorities. Prosecutors argued that the pair had evaded taxes on income of £356million ($558million) each and £172million ($268million) through a Luxembourg-based company, according ...

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