11 top makeup brands/artists of the year

These makeup artists were selected based on how flawless/perfect their looks were on their clients/muses, beauty innovations and techniques -applied to everyday and red carpet looks created- the frequency and mentions they got though the year without leaving out how popular they were (their works) in 2015. Check out the makeup artists that made the #PulseList 2015

Make up by Bimpe Onakoya

Nigerian makeup artists had an exciting (from the looks created) 2015 as they got creative with their clients for red carpet appearances, photoshoots, magazine editorials and more, they were on fire!

Most of them took makeup to an impressive height creating flawless looks that were captured perfect especially on celebrities and muses who made their works popular throughout the year.

It's worthy to note that these makeup artists have kept up with beauty standards from all over the world with some even going a step further by creating their own signature looks, mix and more for perfect makeovers, they had an impressive year and are masters at their makeup games!

They were selected based on how flawless/perfect their looks were on their clients and muses, beauty innovations and techniques -applied to everyday and red carpet looks created- the frequency and mentions they got though the year without leaving out how popular they were (their works) in 2015.

Take a look at #PulseList 2015 roundoff of 10 top makeup artists of the year below:

1. BM Pro

Banke Meshida-Lawal had a blast especially with bridal makeovers this year. The creative head and owner of BM Pro, Banke Meshida-Lawal is known for her flawless, simple yet perfect makeup looks that has become a hit with brides who love to look priceless on their wedding day.

Whether flown back and forth across country, pre-booked all year round she brought it. She was also the brain behind some celebrities' including  Mo Abudu, Dakore Akande, Lagos State first lady, Funke Bucknor Obruthe and many top brides of 2015. She had an amazingly creative 2015 and her expertise was everything.

2. Bimpe Onakoya

Bimpe Onakoya kept the bar raised again in 2015. She is also the creative director of Maybelline New York Nigeria. Standing tall as the best editorial makeup artist around, Bimpe onakoya once again learnt her talent at the 2015 New York Fashion Week where she worked on famous celebrities including Jourdan Dunn and for major designers' shows joining her counterparts from the rest of the world.

Her artistry and attention to details are second to none while she finishes all her looks effortlessly flawless with each makeover, editorial shoot, bridal makeup and more. She brought it all over again this year.

3. Doranne Beauty

Doranne Beauty had a great year especially with celebrities. Owned by Theodore Mugo who doubles as the creative head. The young lady was responsible for the majority of Toke Makinwa's major red carpet and on set looks this year.

4. Iamdodos

Iamdodos was a hit makeup artist this year. Iamdodos is a makeup artist and blogger who is known for her simple and flawless makeup looks. She brought it on many faces this year.

5. Anita Brows

Anita Brows sure had an exciting year as her work made red carpets this year. She made MTV VJ and Lola OJ major muses this year, beating their faces to perfection each time. She did a great job as on Michelle Dede who was flawless off and on the red carpet this year.

6. Joyce Jacobs

Joyce Jacobs is known for her perfect natural makeup looks. She is best known for her wedding guest makeups as well as bridal but with her looks, less is more. She's also a master of the smokey eye look which she executes tastefully.

She had a roll with celebrities like Tiwa Savage, Dolapo Oni and more who had flawless makeovers all year round.

7. Dave Sucre

Dave Sucre had an eventful 2015 coming up with major looks for the season. The talented makeup artist aside from being involved in major editorial shoots/production this year, Dave Sucre 'beat' a lot of celebrity faces to perfection.

He definitely had a great year.

8. Jide of St. Ola

Jide Of St. Ola is a revered makeup artist based in Abuja with a makeup expertise thats almost out of this world.

9. Oluchi Onuigbo

Oluchi Onuigbo became a household name for gorgeous makeup in 2015. She had a blast getting Nollywood actress especially all glammed up on the red carpet, she had an amazing year.

10. Zainab Azeez Makovers

Zainab Azeez is popular for her flawless bridal makeovers, she's revered but got even more clients this year and her makeup is pure transformation as she makes princesses and queens out of her clients.

 Z.A Makeovers rocked 2015 with picture perfect looks.

11. Flawless Faces By Jane

Jane of flawless faces by Jane (of MUD) had an exciting year with major faces this year, for one she created amazing natural makeup looks for Genevieve Nnaji this year. A lot of her clients were 'beat' to perfection this year.

She brought it.

Check out their works in the gallery above.

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