About me

Bimpe Onakoya is an award winning African based international makeup artist, she's the artistic Director of Maybelline new york Nigeria. She is a dynamic and creative Makeup Artist with over eleven years industry experience spanning television, print, editorial shoots, advertising campaigns, bridal beauty, fashion shows and events. She has worked alongside some of the industry's most influential photographers ,top models, fashion designers and stylists.

Her keen eye for bringing out the best in one's features has led to a solid reputation in the industry and to her being a celebrity favourite. Bimpe has worked at NYFW with top designers like DKNY, Lacoste, J Mendel, Mara Hoffman, Suno , Theory, she was lead Makeup Artist at such high profile évents such as Arise Fashion Week 2011 and one of the team leaders for 2012, she has been the head of makep right from inception for MTN Lagos Design and Fashion week, she has worked on high profiled Models like Alek Wek, Jourdan Dunn , Oluchi, Agbani Darego, as well as having numerous magazine covers to her credit including MANIA, Geneivieve, TW, her work has also been published in Vanity Fair Italia, Bimpe has an innate understanding of colour, great command of technique, flair and artistry that stands her out from the pack, she is a true professional. She's an icon in the Makeup Industry.