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Photos: Zynnell Zuh, Sandra Don Arthur, Others Win At 2nd Edition Of Ghana Makeup Awards

Written by Press ReleaseDate: 5/1/2018

The second edition of the prestigious Ghana Makeup Awards successfully came off at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast in Accra on Saturday April 28, 2018.

The ceremony which was part of the Makeup & Beauty Week was to celebrate excellence in the makeup and beauty industry. It was attended by a number of stakeholders from across the country, government officials and some celebrities. Among them were Martha Ankomah, Menaye Donkor, Communications Minister - Ursula Owusu, Deputy  Minister for Information - Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Deputy Chief of Staff - Abu Jinapor and others.

Organised by Makeup Ghana, it was hosted by Juliet Ibrahim and Ato Turkson and had music performances from different young artistes including Adoma.  2,400 entries were received for the awards but at the end, 22 individuals and businesses who have distinguished themselves in the makeup industry went home with awards.

Among them were Zynnell Zuh who was adjudged the winner of the Most Glamorous Celebrity Award.  Sandra Don-Arthur (alexandrinamakeup), a renowned makeup artist, also left the award ceremony with two major awards – Makeup Artist of the Year and Best Editorial Makeup Artist. Other winners include Marfoa Acheampong (touchmakeupartistry), who took Best Special Effects Makeup Artist; Valerie Lawson (mzl4wson) for Best Bridal Makeup Artist; Augustine Osei (barimah_makeup_artistry ) for Best Celebrity Makeup Artist and Martina Asante (facemechanicgh) for Most Promising Makeup Artist.
Below is the full list of winners :
    
MAKEUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR                                        
Sandra Don-Arthur  (alexandrinamakeup)
    
BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKEUP ARTIST                                                                        
Marfoa Acheampong (touchmakeupartistry)           

BEST EDITORIAL MAKEUP ARTIST    
Sandra Don-Arthur (alexandrinamakeup)
       
BEST BRIDAL MAKEUP ARTIST    
Valerie Lawson (mzl4wson)
                                                                                        
BEST CELEBRITY MAKEUP ARTIST                                                                                              
Augustine Osei (barimah_makeup_artistry )    

MOST PROMISING MAKEUP ARTIST    
Martina Asante (facemechanicgh)         

MAKEUP RETAILER OF THE YEAR    
Rozay International Limited (xoxorozay)
        
MAKEUP SCHOOL OF THE YEAR    
2nd Image Hair and Beauty    

GHANAIAN OWNED BRAND OF THE YEAR    
Evita Joseph
             
MAKEUP PRODUCT OF THE YEAR    
Black Secret Makeup (Facial Wipes)
    
SKINCARE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR      
RandR Luxury  
 
MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR   
Glam's Make Up

BRAND OF THE YEAR                                                                        
Maybelline New York

MAKEUP BLOG OF THE YEAR       
Koteikai Ashie Kotei (akaikotei)                                                                         

MAKEUP VLOG OF THE YEAR    
Jessica Owusu-Ansah (jesiscah) 
    
MOST GLAMOROUS CELEBRITY    
Zynnell Zuh
                                                                                                     
EXCELLENCE IN MAKEUP PHOTOGRAPHY    
Joseph Amoateng (phloshop)                                                                     

EXCELLENCE IN HAIR STYLING     
Bessy Ben- George (@revupsalongh)                                                                  

AFRICAN MAKEUP ICON 
Tara Fela-Durotoye (CEO of House Tara International)

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Nikki Boa-Ampomsem (CEO, 2nd Image International)

HONONARY AWARDS
Faustina Adofo Adjagar (CEO, First Choice Hair & Beauty)
Mame Serwaa Achampong-Kyei (CEO, Juben House of Beauty

 



Source: georgebritton.com