Inside Maybelline’s “Find Your Shade” Event

BrownBeauties get excited and hopefully as excited as I am because Maybelline New York Nigeria has launched the Clear Smooth All In One powder. On Sunday 4th May 2014, Maybelline New York Nigeria hosted an exclusive VIP Find Your Shade event to launch the Clear Smooth All In One powder.  The event was hosted by model and Ebony Life TV’s The Spot co-host – Zainab Balogun which took place at Kudeta Lounge, Mega Plaza, Victoria Island, Lagos.

 The guests also had-one-on-one with experts who guided them in finding their perfect shade of makeup.

Bimpe Onakoya (Creative Director, Maybelline Central West Africa), Idorenyen Enang (Managing Director, L’Oreal Central West Africa), Tara Fela-Durotoye & Sekou Coulibaly (General Manager, L’Oreal)

The Maybelline New York ‘Find Your Shade’ Event

Maybelline Girls

Thomas Isibor (Sales Director L’Oreal Central West Africa) & Hilda Curkson (Supply Chain Manager L’Oreal West Africa)

Aisha Raju

Isio Wanogho

Zainab Balogun

Waje

MoCheddah

Michelle Dede

Bola Balogun

Lanre Da Silva Ajayi of Lanre Da Silva Ajayi

Nike Oshinowo

Sasha P

Toolz O

Dapper Couples

Yves-Robert Lefebure & Clara Durbesson

Tonio Okojevoh & Lola Maja-Okojevoh

The Kingz where not left out of the “cacao-ing” event!

Noble Igwe

Ugo Igbokwe- Makeme Salon

Lanre Masha

Demeji Alara- Editor, Genevieve Magazine

Zainab Balogun

Guests were treated to champagne, canapés, cocktails, and deserts in the holding area which doubled as the Guess Your Shade station where all 6 shades of the Clear Smooth All In One powder were on display for the guests to guess the most suitable shade for their skin tone.

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The guests were introduced to the L’Oreal Central West Africa and Maybelline New York Nigeria team consisting of the managing director, L’Oreal Central West Africa, Idy Enang, General Manager, Consumer Products Division, Sekou Coulibaly, Creative Director, Bimpe Onakoya, and the Brand Manager Maybelline New York Nigeria, Bukola Balogun.

Guests in attendance included Nike Oshinowo, Mo’Cheddah, Dakore Akande, Beverly Naya, Omoni Oboli, Osas Ighodaro, Tara Fela Durotoye, Kelechi Amadi Obi, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, Waje, Folake Folarin Coker, Seyi Shay, Noble Igwe, and many others.

Check out photos from the event below.

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Beverly Naya, Liz Yemoja, Waje & Emmy Collins

Guests were also introduced to a new method of contouring makeup termed “Cacao-ing”, created by Bimpe Onakoya (the Artistic Director, Maybelline Central West Africa) who picked Sasha P from the audience for a fab demo.

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Three lucky guests emerged winners of a raffle held during the exclusive event and were rewarded with free makeovers by Bimpe Onakoya.

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The guests then mingled and danced the night away and were treated to Maybelline gift bags on their way out.

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Hey Mr & Mrs. Okojevoh!

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