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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.

3rd Ghana Makeup Awards: Nominations Open

Accra, Ghana. Jan 30, 2019: 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 (http://bit.ly/gmanominations3rd) 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

About Makeup Ghana
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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