ORGANISERS OF the Ghana Make-Up Awards, have released nominations for 2018 edition of the award ceremony scheduled to take place on April 28.

Among stakeholders who have picked nominations are some celebrated Ghanaian entertainment figures such as Nana Ama McBrown, Zynnell Zuh, Selly Galley and TV & radio personality Berla Mundi. They have been nominated for most glamorous celebrity of the award category.

Make-up brand, Evita Joseph, leads the nominations with four categories for the industrial award in make-up retailer of the year, Ghanaian owned brand of the year, make-up product of the year and make-up blog of the year categories.

Evita Joseph

The reigning 2017 make-up artist of the year winner, Valerie Lawson, with the brand name, Mzl4wson, had the highest with three nominations for the individual category of the award. She has been nominated in make-up artist of the year, best bridal make-up artist and marketing campaign of the year categories.

Valerie is competing with other influential make-up brands like Nancy Chinalurum Ogbonna (Nancyblaq), Sandra Don Arthur (alexandrinamakeup) and Marfoa Acheampong (touchmakeupartistry), who were equally nominated for 2018 make-up artist of the year category.

Other artists such as Nathaniel Amewugah, Daniella Attipoe, Marfoa Acheampong and Maria Musah also got nominated for best special effect make-up artist of the year category. Also on the nomination list are Woena Attipoe (woenamakeupartistry), Augustine Osei (barimah_makeup_artistry), Abigail Amegatcher (shine_and_shadows) and Christabel Jones (cjzmakeover), who are all up for best celebrity make-up artist of the year award category.

The 2018 Ghana Make-Up Award is being organised by Make-Up Ghana, and it is aimed at honouring and promoting excellence in the Ghana’s make-up artistry industry, as well as uniting stakeholders. The main award ceremony will take place on April 28 at Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel in Accra.

Below is the full list of nominees:

CATEGORIES                                                                                  Social Media Handle

MAKEUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Valerie Lawson                                                                              mzl4wson

Nancy Chinalurum Ogbonna                                                     nancyblaq

Sandra Don-Arthur                                                                       alexandrinamakeup

Marfoa Acheampong                                                                      touchmakeupartistry

 

 

BEST SPECIAL EFFECT MAKEUP ARTIST

Nathaniel Amewugah                                                                            kruz_k

Daniella Attipoe                                                                                 nellaeffects

Marfoa Acheampong                                                                               touchmakeupartistry

Maria Musah                                                                                              Marusah01

 

 

BEST EDITORIAL MAKEUP ARTIST

Linda Mensah                                                                                       blackcherrygh

Asare Prince Owusu                                                                                thereal_asareprince

Debbie Beeko                                                                                                   debbs_bjuku

Sandar Don-Arthur                                                                                   alexandrinamakeup

 

 

BEST BRIDAL MAKEUP ARTIST

Valerie Lawson                                                                             mzl4wson

Portia Gyeni-Boateng                                                                                     cutiebridal_gh

Antoinette Baffoe                                                                       beautiquegh_mua

Jennifer Ayipey                                                                                              abar_official

 

BEST CELEBRITY MAKEUP ARTIST

Woena Attipoe                                                                                                woenamakeupartistry

Augustine Osei                                                                                                barimah_makeup_artistry

Abigail Amegatcher                                                                                        shine_and_shadows

Christabel Jones                                                                                    cjzmakeover

 

 

 

MOST PROMISING MAKEUP ARTIST

Hamida Saafu                                                                                                   shadesandbrushes

Abigail Owusu Ansah                                                                                            facevillebeauty

Martina Asante                                                                                               facemechanicgh

Mina Lawani                                                                                                   minalyntouch

 

MAKEUP RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Belleza Boxe                                                                                                         bellezaboxe

Evita Joseph                                                                                                      evita_joseph

Glam Avenue                                                                                          glam_avenue_makeupshop

Rozay International Limited                                                       xoxorozay

 

MAKEUP SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

Abrantie College of Cosmetology                                                      abrantiecollege

2nd Image Hair and Beauty                                                            2ndimage_int

Salon Services Hair and Beauty Academy                                                        salonservices

Nouvelle Beauty College                                                                                nouvellebeautyacademy

 

GHANAIAN OWNED BRAND OF THE YEAR

Black Secret                                                                                                      blacksecretmakeup

Colorbox Cosmetics                                                                                        colorboxcosmetics

Evita Joseph                                                                                                      evita_joseph

So Aesthetic                                                                                                           soaesthetics

 

MAKEUP PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Evita Joseph                                                                                                               evita_joseph

Black Secret                                                                                                          blacksecretmakeup

Maybelline New York                                                                                             nowthisismakeup

So Aesthetics                                                                                                                soaesthetics

 

SKINCARE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Urban Serenity                                                                                                 urbanserenitygh

RandR Luxury                                                                                              randrluxury

Safari Cosmetics                                                                           safaribysk

Shey by Menaye                                                                          shey_by_menaye

 

MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Valerie Lawson                                                                                                 CVL Beauty

Maybelline New York                                                                                          nowthisismakeup

Glams Makeup                                                                                                glamsmakeupghana

Omolewa Cosmetics                                                                                           omolewa_cosmetics

 

BRAND OF THE YEAR

Black Secret Ghana                                                                                         blacksecretmakeup

Maybelline New York                                                                                       nowthisismakeup

Glams Makeup                                                                                                glamsmakeupghana

 

MAKEUP BLOG OF THE YEAR

Evita Joseph                                                                                                 evita_joseph

Koteikai Ashie Kotei                                                                                       akaikotei

Jessica Owusu-Ansah                                                                                       jesiscah

 

MAKEUP VLOG OF THE YEAR

Jessica Owusu-Ansah                                                                                  jesiscah

Akai Kotei                                                                                                   akaikotei

Goldie  Bawuah                                                                                goldieb_elan

 

MOST GLAMOROUS CELEBRITY

Zynnell Zuh                                                                                                              zynnellzuh

Nana Ama Mcbrown                                                                                             iamamamcbrown

Selorm Galley Fiawo                                                                                                 sellygally

Berla Mundi                                                                                                          berlamundi

 

EXCELLENCE IN MAKEUP PHOTOGRAPHY

Joseph Amoateng                                                                                           phloshop

Joshua Sisly                                                                                                           joshsisly

Duke Quarshie                                                                                                   Focusghphotography

Gilbert Asante                                                                                                      laceupmedia

 

EXCELLENCE IN HAIR STYLING

Taiwo Adbayo                                                                                                         Kushbytaylar

Phab Hair & Makeup                                                                                             phab_hairnmakeup

Bessy Ben- George                                                                                                @revupsalongh

Kudiratu Aziz                                                                                                     kusiztyl

 

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