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Genevieve Beauty Awards 2016 See the full list of winners from the debut edition

Ifeyinwa Ojekwe of Ajali Handmade Naturals wins €5,000 at the Genevieve Beauty Awards 2016, see full list of winners.

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Over the weekend, the maiden edition of the Genevieve Beauty Awards was held at the Victoria Hall of Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos.

The event hosted by Vimbai Mutinhiri had leading beauty industry professionals in attendance.

Ifeyinwa Ojekwe of Ajali Handmade Naturals play

Ifeyinwa Ojekwe of Ajali Handmade Naturals


Ifeyinwa Ojekwe of Ajali Handmade Naturals received the Emerging Beauty Entrepreneur Category with a prize of €5,000 sponsored by the Cointreau Creative Crew.

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Beauty Icons; Bobby Eke, Opral Benson and Alhaja Amisu Tejuosho were honoured with the Special Recognition Award for their outstanding commitment to the beauty sector in Nigeria.

See full list of winners:

Beauty Entrepreneur of the Year


Tara Fela-Durotoye (House of Tara) - WINNER

Zaron Cosmetics

Gifty’s Daughter              

Omolola Oluwadare of the Make-up Fair Series


Product of the Year (Skin, Hair, Make-Up)

R&R Luxury


Kinky Apothecary


Zaron Cosmetics - WINNER


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Best Salon

Make Me by Ugo - WINNER

L’ewa Studio

Pride & Joy

Day Spa

Natures Gentle Touch


Best Make Up Artist

Bimpe Onakoya - WINNER

Banke Meshida

Lawal Jide of St. Ola

Doranne Beauty

Mamza Beauty


Best Natural Product (Skin, Hair)

Natural Nigerian

R&R Luxury - WINNER


Kinky Apothecary


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Valerie Obaze (R & R Luxury), Louisa Kinoshi (Beauty Rev NG) and Ifeyinwa Ojekwe (Ajali Handmade Naturals)



Best Spa

Tirta Ayu

BNatural - WINNER

Clear Essence

The Wheatbaker Spa



Beauty Store of the Year

Casa Bella - WINNER

Alhaja Tejuosho

Montaigne Place

Make Me

Yinka Bodyline


Best Hairstylist

Hair by Laurent

Ugo Make Me

Sari Signature

Abbey Crystal Signature - WINNER

Kemi Lewis


Best Nail Salon

Nail Bar

QM Lounge

Nail Studio - WINNER

Apples & Oranges

Nail Room


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Best Beauty Blogger

Stella’s Addiction - WINNER

That Igbo Chick

Omoge Mura


Online Beauty Retailer

Beauty Rev - WINNER

Yanga Beauty

Beauty Boon

Beauty Kink


Beauty Campaign of the Year

Natures Gentle Touch- ad campaign with Oluchi Orlandi

Zaron Cosmetics- ad campaign with Rita Dominic - WINNER

Emmaus- ‘Revealing your Skin’ ad campaign with Michelle Dede


Emerging Beauty Entrepreneur of the Year

Ajali - WINNER


Shea Tribe

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