Artists. Retailers. Brands.

The Ghana Makeup Awards is an awards ceremony to recognize and reward trailblazers and budding talent within the makeup industry in Ghana, across makeup artists, retailers and brands.

The aim is to inspire excellence and best practice within the makeup industry by celebrating those who have shown excellence in makeup artistry and business.

Trailblazer Award

Each year we celebrate one industry stalwart for their pioneering achievements, contributions and dedication to the Makeup and Beauty Industry.

Rewarding Artistic Excellence

  • Makeup Artist of the Year
  • Best Special Effects Makeup Artist (Movie/Theatre)
  • Best Editorial Makeup Artist
  • Best Bridal Makeup Artist
  • Best Celebrity Makeup Artist
  • Most Promising Makeup Artist

Rewarding Industry Institutions

  • Makeup/Beauty Brand of the Year
  • Best Beauty Retail Shop
  • Best Makeup/Beauty School
  • Most Promising Ghanaian Owned Brand

Rewarding Industry Influencers

  • Most Glamorous Celebrity
  • Best TV Makeup
  • Best Beauty/Makeup Blog
  • Best Beauty/Makeup Vlog


  • Our award categories are generally open to Ghanaian artists, retailers or brands for self-nomination.
  • Specific categories have specific criteria (eg. years of experience) which limits eligibility.
  • Categories with wider geographic eligibility (Africa/World), will have this eligibility communicated clearly.
  • Eligibility rules may vary from year to year, as deemed necessary.

Award Process

  • Public Nominations
  • Shortlisting of Award Nominees
  • Live Judging Tasks
  • Voting
    • Public
    • Award Judges
    • Award Board
  • Awards Night



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