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Makeup Industry Advocate, Makeup Ghana, announces the opening of nominations for the 3rd Ghana Makeup Awards, with twenty-one (21) categories available for individual and business nominations.

The Ghana Makeup Awards is an industry award for the makeup and beauty industry, aimed at fostering excellence by rewarding and celebrating pioneers, leading professionals and upcoming talent within the industry, as well as businesses and brands who are contributing to economic growth.

The 3rd Ghana Makeup Awards is being held as part of Makeup & Beauty Week 2019, a week-long celebration of the makeup and beauty industry, scheduled for May 9th – May 11th, 2019. The process for the 3rd Ghana Makeup Awards will run from now until early May and is scheduled as follows:

Nominations & Shortlisting of Nominees – February 2019
Announcement of Award Nominees – March 2019
Live Judging Tasks & Business Site Visits – March 2019
Public Voting – March & April 2019
This will culminate in a grand and glamorous Awards Night on May 11th, 2019 at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra.

Building on the first two editions, the third edition introduces new categories to better showcase and highlight budding talent in the industry and to include Ghanaians excelling outside of Ghana. Speaking on this, Rebecca Donkor, CEO of Makeup Ghana said:

“Staying true to our vision of Celebrating Artistic Excellence & Beauty and listening to our industry stakeholders, we are happy to provide more opportunities for talented individuals.

We have therefore separated Our Most Promising Makeup Artist Category into Bridal, Editorial and Special Effects. We have also introduced the Diaspora Makeup Artist of the Year Category, acknowledging that our industry and Ghana’s talent reach is global.”
Industry practitioners, businesses and brands can nominate themselves through the Awards Platform ( for eligible categories as listed below. The deadline for nomination is the 18th of February, 2019.

Makeup Artist of the Year
Best Special Effects Makeup Artist
Best Editorial Makeup Artist
Best Bridal Makeup Artist
Best Celebrity Makeup Artist
Most Promising Makeup Artist (Special Effects)
Most Promising Makeup Artist (Editorial)
Most Promising Makeup Artist (Bridal)
Diaspora Makeup Artist of the Year
Makeup Brand of the Year
Makeup Retailer of the Year
Makeup School of the Year
Ghanaian Owned Brand of the Year
Makeup Product of the Year
Skincare Product of the Year
Marketing Campaign of the Year
Makeup Blog of the Year
Makeup Vlog of the Year
Most Glamorous Celebrity
Excellence in Makeup Photography
Excellence in Hair Styling
Lifetime Achievement Award
African Makeup Icon Award
Follow all the excitement and thrills of the 3rd Ghana Makeup Awards with the hashtags: #gma3rd #ghmakeupawards on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram

About Makeup & Beauty Week
The Makeup & Beauty Week is an annual week-long event to celebrate, reward and promote stakeholders in the makeup and beauty industry in Ghana, including artists, brands, retailers, wholesalers, consumers, industry advocates and public-sector partners of the makeup and beauty industry in Ghana. Participate in Makeup & Beauty Week 2019 using hashtags: #makeupandbeautyweek2019 #makeupandbeautyweek

Makeup Ghana is a social enterprise creating a unifying platform for stakeholders in the emerging and fast-growing beauty industry in Ghana. The goal is to bring together makeup professionals, makeup brands, beauty retailers and fashion & beauty content creators in Ghana, under one umbrella, to propel the industry forward.

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