April 25, 2017

Review Category : BEAUTY

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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Get sexy, healthy skin with these five foods!

Your skin is precious to you, yes and taking care of it is essential, but you don’t need to break bank to do so. When it comes to natural using the right foods makes all the difference. When you feed your skin certain organic foods, it not only refreshes this important organ, but also cures irritations such as redness, dryness and eczema. The right foods can also get rid of pesky fine lines and wrinkles. Check out the five best foods that experts say will give you healthy, glowing, sexy skin! Avocado. This luscious green fruit is rich in oils ...

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10 weird beauty trick that actually work!

If you find that you are not quite Picasso with a mascarra brush or can’t seem to accomplish the beauty basics with finesse (I am so guilty of that as well), here are 10 beauty tricks spotted online, which the experts swear by. From reducing unsightly puffy eyes to creative ways to deep condition, this list should have something for everyone, don’t you think? To avoid stray mascara marks, hold a plastic spoon (curve out) over your eyelid when applying your mascara so the excess can go on the spoon, not your lids. To reduce puffy eyes, cut raw, peeled ...

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“Pink Lips” the new trend? Nigerian men tattoo their black lips to more “attractive” shade

This video report by Battabox shows a disturbing new trend sweeping through Nigeria‚Äôs tattoo parlours. “Pink Lips”. The art of inking the black lips of the Nigerian male to a more “attractive” shade of pink or sometimes red. The owner of the tattoo parlour in Lagos said he sees as many as 10 customers a day and a number of them are men looking to drastically alter their lip colour. Those who were in the parlour getting the procedure done said nothing about why they wanted pink lips, but the general belief is pink lips are seen as more attractive ...

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7 fabulous natural oils for natural hair

Fact. Ladies, some of the best products for your hair are simple natural products you can scout in a market. Dr. Phoenyx Austin, author of the book “If You Love It, It Will Grow”, says natural oils are key to growing a healthy head of natural hair. She shares with us seven “fabulous natural oils for natural hair” which she swears by. “They work wonders on my hair,” Austin said in a recent blog article, adding that she’s “been using natural oils for years to make my hair softer and shinier and even stronger”. Check out the list below and ...

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