I’m super excited to introduce to you, to my very first Mua Crush Mondays : Bimpe Onakoya. Meanwhile, feel free to cop my version of the popular hashtag #mcm. Yes, since I have my ultimate man crush already and it’s impossible to crush on another (shey?), I created a fresh angle.
I bet we all agree it’s fine to crush on different muas (makeup artists). Yes, there are too many talented muas out there and I can’t help but crush on their amazing work and talent.
Bimpe Onakoya is an award winning international makeup artist, and artistic Director of Maybelline new york Nigeria.
Bimpe has worked at NYFW with top designers like DKNY, Lacoste, J Mendel, Mara Hoffman, Suno , Theory, she was lead Makeup Artist at such high profile évents such as Arise Fashion Week 2011 and one of the team leaders for 2012, she has been the head of makep right from inception for MTN Lagos Design and Fashion week, she has worked on high profiled Models like Alek Wek, Jourdan Dunn , Oluchi, Agbani Darego, as well as having numerous magazine covers to her credit including MANIA, Geneivieve, TW, her work has also been published in Vanity Fair Italia.
I admire her talent, her achievements and especially her simplicity. Even though she skipped my name for some reason, at the first Maybelline masterclass. This was after asking me to send her a second email o. Anyway, I still love and forgive her sha . (cos the thing pain me o… Lol).
I met Bimpe once at a makeup guild gathering and she was really funny. She has such a cool personality and I’d love to say, she is a great asset to the beauty industry, and a very worthy #MCM. See some of her amazing work below.0