Posted by : Omontese Akhetuamen April 19, 2014

 My name is Omontese Akhetuamen  ,a lot of people refer to me as omon , its a shorter form of my name and until recently Beautycook.

I am a proffessional makeup artist/hairstylist and head makeup artist and founder of beauty cook studio . 

My journey into the providing beauty services started off as a hobby from my early years in life . 

My gele skills was discovered as early as I turned 2 years  (the mirror I used to practice that skill still exist in my grandparents house in Uromi).

My hair making skill started out as early as turned 4 years in the cold city of Jos, I as well practiced on my head and sometimes sneak to the next house where they had a makeshift salon and watch them work .i recall that my mother warned me sternly before leaving for the boarding not to let anyone know I could make hair , little did she realize how famous I became because of my hair plaiting skills and the seniors favorite , until it was writing in the house misteress section of my report sheet , in her words "omon spends all her time making hair for students instead of reading " phew . That holiday was a tough one .

Thank God I made my SSCE results in one  sitting and never repeated a class. My parents would have had my head . 

I continued with my passion and improved my skill as years went by.

I practically walked into makeup Artisty sometime in my Unilag days precisely in year 2005, after several people had made countless remarks about my well arched eyebrows and eyeshadow shadow blending . From all this I got invited to work in modeling agency , so I had to purchase my first first kit with 10,000 and later my makeup box for 5,000 . All this time I was ignorant of who a makeup artist was or the existence of other makeupartists . 
  
As my interest grew I discovered the business side of make up and invested my in my art .

My knowledge for gele made my art complete and gave me an edge over others . 

Today I have serviced countless brides and regular women from different classes  and background , 
I have evolved through various makeup trends and techniques that have come over the years .
 I have studied makeup  ,
 I have done product reviews .
i have touched several skin textures ,
I have read  books , 
I have been certified by Nigerian's finest makeup artist . 
I am a thorough breed .
 I am passionate about what I do and offer , 
I am unique ,
I am and proffessional makeup artist with 9years experience ,

In 2013 I  branched out to 2 makeup studios and a training school in Jibowu,Yaba and Admiralty way , lekki phase , all in Lagos .

To God be the Glory ,expect more 

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  1. I'm so inspired by this. You shall keep moving unto greater heights IJN
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  2. Insightful but no personal details, For one i know you love good food.lolzzz thanks for sharing.

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  3. So good 2 c u've made it this far Omon. Knew u since d days of Enthyst. God will make u bigger.

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