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

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


 

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