Saturday, March 28, 2015

Makeup Inspiration

Hi Everyone,

I am my own biggest marketing tool. I know the history of the business and I might aswell capitalize on it....

So which lip color do you like best?

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Elizabeth Arden launches its full range of Skincare and Foundation products in Nigeria

Elizabeth Arden, Inc., a global prestige beauty products company launched its full range of skincare, and foundation products in Nigeria on the 21st of March 2015 at Talindo Steak House, Victoria Island. The products are available exclusively at selected Montaigne Place outlets.
The media exclusive event, which took place in a warm and relaxed atmosphere, had editors, bloggers, writers, columnists, contributors and on-air personalities in attendance.

Guests at the event included: Alali Hart, Adesuwa Onyenokwe, Tewa Onasanya, Onah Nwachukwu, Latasha Ngwube, Noble Igwe, Funke Babs-Kufeji, Konye Nwabogor,  Yemisi Odusanya (Sisi Yemmie), Eku Edewor, Ono Bello, Anthonia Soares, Jennifer Obiuwevbi, Elizabeth Awoliyi, Akudo Agbenowe, Tokyo James, Godson Ukaegbu, Ozinna Anumudu, Denola Adepetu, Zainab Balogun, Ezinne Alfa, Pepper Okwesa, Vivianne Chidueme, Stella-Marris Ikelionwu, Titi Oyinsan, Adekelu Ajadi, Oluwayemisi Seriki Dada, Omobola Bolaji and many more.

Adeola Ariyo, the Brand Ambassador for Elizabeth Arden in Africa, was present at the event. She gave a brilliant speech about the history of the brand and expressed her excitement about its entry into the Nigerian market “When I heard that Nigeria was one of the African countries Elizabeth Arden was launching in, I got very excited”.
“Not only is Nigeria my home country, and therefore very close to my heart but it is also a country where women are empowered and driven. And these are values that are core to the Elizabeth Arden brand” she adds.

The media guests were given a presentation on Elizabeth Arden’s skincare range which includes product lines for every need: PREVAGE® (Environmental Protection), Ceramide (Youth Restoring), Skin Illuminating (Skin Brightening Solutions), Visible Difference (Healthy Skin Essentials) and the Eight Hour (Miracle Moisturizers).

The extensive selection of Elizabeth Arden foundation ranges and shades was also revealed, with the opportunity to sample the products.

According to Corne Nel, Managing Director of Elizabeth Arden in Africa, Nigerian women are driven, talented, entrepreneurial and of course beautiful. “These are all aspects that represent the Elizabeth Arden woman.” He remarks. “At Elizabeth Arden we are committed to our brand’s founding principle that “To be beautiful is the birthright of every woman” and we are excited to invite Nigerian consumers to experience the full Elizabeth Arden offering”. 

 More pictures after the break

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Adeola Ariyo - Elizabeth Arden's 1st African Ambassador

Global prestige beauty company, Elizabeth Arden Inc., is proud to announce Adeola Ariyo (28) as a model and Brand Ambassador for Visible Difference, Skin Illuminating and Flawless Finish Perfectly Nude Make Up SPF15 brands across Africa, starting February 2014.

The decision to add a new Brand Ambassador to Elizabeth Arden in Africa comes as the brand begins its expansion into the continent. “Expanding into Africa is an exciting venture for our brand. It is an opportunity to really celebrate African beauty” comments Corne Nel, Managing Director of Elizabeth Arden in Africa.

Adeola succeeds Lerato Moloi who previously represented Elizabeth Arden as South African brand ambassador for the brand. Lerato will act as a mentor to Adeola in her new role.

 “Elizabeth Arden is committed to the belief that ‘To be beautiful is the birthright of every woman’. As a company we want to celebrate each woman’s unique beauty through individuality, diversity and original expressions of beauty” remarks Corne Nel.  “Adeola has all of these qualities and as a prestige beauty brand we wanted to choose a spokesperson that African women could identify with” he adds.

Born in Lagos, Nigeria to a Ghanaian mother and Nigerian father, Adeola’s modeling career began at the age of 13 in London. Since then she has graced the runways of some of the world’s most prestigious Fashion shows including London Fashion Week, Arise Fashion Week in Lagos, Johannesburg Fashion Week and Cape Town Fashion Week.

Adeola participated in the continental model search Face of Africa in 2005, where she was part of the top 5 finalists. In South Africa, where she now resides, Adeola has been featured in many of the country’s top magazines including Marie Claire, Elle Magazine, True Love and Glamour Magazine.

“Being chosen as an Elizabeth Arden Brand Ambassador in Africa is an incredible honour.” says Adeola. “Elizabeth Arden herself was an entrepreneur, women’s advocate and a champion for holistic beauty, inspiring women all over the world. I am proud to be associated with a brand that embodies such important values”.

Amd guess what people, she was in town today for the official launch of Elizabeth Arden in Nigeria. It took place at Talindos Steak House and was graced by all the notable media and blogger personalities, Watch out for pictures of the launch. 

Elizabeth Arden Counters Open in Nigeria

Elizabeth Arden, Inc.expands in the Nigerian market with full lines of skincare, colour and fragrance products

Global prestige beauty company, Elizabeth Arden, Inc., announces the introduction of full-line counters in Lagos and Enugu, Nigeria.
The counters are located in the prestigious Montaigne Place Outlets:
Montaigne Place, Ikeja City Mall, Lagos
Montaigne Place, MMA2 Domestic Airport Airside 2 , Lagos
Montaigne Place, Polo Park Mall Enugu
Dedicated to providing excellent consumer experience and high quality beauty products to consumers all over the world, Elizabeth Arden grows its presence in the Nigerian market with a full range of its prestige skincare, colour cosmetics and fragrance products.
CorneNel, Managing Director of Elizabeth Arden in Africa comments “We are very excited to expand our business in Nigeria and to give Nigerian consumers the opportunity to experience the full Elizabeth Arden brand”.
“Elizabeth Arden fragrances have been very successful in the market and we are honoured to grow our brand in such a dynamic and unique market with a full range of prestige skincare and colour cosmetics products that speak to Nigerian women’s beauty needs” he adds.
Miss Elizabeth Arden herself said “To be beautiful is the birthright of every woman”. Expanding the brand into African countries is just one of the many ways that Elizabeth Arden is making beauty accessible to all women.
Come in – the door is open.
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Note to the Editor:
Montaigne Place, Ikeja City Mall
Address: Ikeja City Mall, Shop L033, ObafemiAwolowo Road, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos
Telephone: 0708 068 0133

Montaigne Place, MMA2 Domestic Airport Airside 2
Address: Shop 36, New Murtala Mohammed, Local Airport, Lagos
Telephone: 07046473099

Montaigne Place, Polo Park Mall
Address: Shop G39&G40, Polo Park Mall, GRA, Enugu
Telephone: 0704 533 4519

Monday, March 9, 2015

Makeup How To- Trio Liner Step by Step Instructions

Hi everyone.

Here is a little DIY makeup tutorial for us to try. Give it a try, send me your results.
  1. Using the blue pencil; Start from inside the corner of the eye, draw a straight thick line and towards the end apply triangle into the corner of the eye and then blending it in with the straight line.
  2. With a thin brush, place a thick black line over the blue but not covering the outside of the blue line.
  3. Use the gold pencil to cover the bottom eyelid and leaving a little bit of space for the blue to fill in.

Trace a Straight Liner line with Aqua Eyes 
Trace a Cat Liner line with a Gel liner
                        Apply Aqua Eyes #17L from the outer corner to the center along the base of the lower lashes
With Aqua Eyes #11L, take up the line from the inner corner to the center of the eye, joining the two lines to obtain a full one.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

This about sums up me....

Hi everyone,

I saw this cartoon illustration on a friends dp and after reading it, it made me realise  what my life has been like in the past 6 months and to sum it up, I still would not change anything.

Have a great weekend .......