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Makeup artists in Nigeria are millionaires and you too can become one of them starting from today. In case you don’t know by now, I am telling you that you are in for pure profits as a young man or woman if you take up makeup artist business in Nigeria now that its still hot.

The good thing about this business is that it has the capacity of taking a person beyond the shores of this country if taken seriously as a real business which it is. A good makeup artist charges as much as N100,000 per makeup session and some as much as millions!

Get your phone ringing off the hook from many clients looking for your services for their events which ranges from marriage ceremonies, birthday ceremonies, social ceremonies and even burial ceremonies because the ladies want to look good irrespective of whatever social gatherings it may be.

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It is never a crime to look good instead, looking good has been found to boost a person’s morals and even get the individual noticed for an opportunity of a life time.

It is a business of self projection which those who knows the rudiments and the values are not joking with. Good number of Nigerian ladies who are sound with the makeup brushes and are equipped with the right kind of flawless beauty applications, are making decent income beautifying women around the world who are endlessly looking for services. Take a look at some beauty magazines to verify what we are saying here.

This is a big business no doubt but every business has its requirements and the business of makeup artist is not different.

 Easy Steps To Start Makeup Artist Business In Nigeria

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Being a make up artist is not a rocket science as all it requires is the interest first before every other things follows. While it is true that some have degrees doing this, that doesn’t stop any serious business minded person from going into the business and make their own inputs and millions at the same time.


Handiwork of a makeup artist | Photo credit:darlingnigeria.com

1. Be Social

You have to be a social person and have it all it takes to mix jokes with business because beauty business often go hand in hand with some playful attitudes. So be a master in mixing the two because it keeps your clients looking for you often.

2. Have Good Creative Skills

Some are naturally endowed with good creativity and others learn it from experienced professionals. So even if you have it naturally, there is nothing wrong to attach yourself with the professionals as they would be happy to put you through and that gives you enough exposures than you ever think possible.

3. Be Available

Be ready to move around and plan your business well to avoid clashing with other appointments you have with your clients. Becoming a successful artists shouldn’t be a difficult thing if you plan it very well and know how to take every other activities away from it.

Makeup Artist In Nigeria Is A lucrative business

It’s sure to take a chunk of your time but with the monetary equivalent well intact in your pocket if you don’t mind and that’s just one good thing about this business because it’s something done with happiness.

Some makeup business owners are flying around the world catching up with their booked clients. It is a job one can do and choose how to do it either in a big way or in smaller way.

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Ways to start usually includes, offering free services to women going for occasions and even making up a bride for free and having business cards, brochures and flyers to advertise oneself.

Another tricks to keep you in the business and attract more customers is to run promos when you starts having more customers.

Give your customers free services once in a while and have a way of compensating your regular customers for referring their friends to you.

There is no doubt about it that creative artists are beginning to have their say in the economy of this country as their works are clearly speaking for themselves. As a makeup artist, more than enough women and even men are looking for your service with cash to put in your pocket for having them look fine for the occasions.

If you are really good in what you do, hardly a week passes by without you having a business in excess of N50,000 or more depending on the caliber of your customers. Multiply that by four or five weeks and see what that gives you.

Makeup artist is a business, and all it requires for those interested in it is to treat it as such and see it has kept all those in it smiling to the banks with decent cash in their hands.

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  • uche February 10, 2016

    Hello dear,the site is really captivating and i am interested in make-up,cosmetics and actually fashion,but i am still an undergraduate,please what do i do next,how do i go about this?

  • shola March 5, 2016

    If you are interested in make up training, you can contact holaspred beauty world on. They are really very good

  • Onyebuchi June 4, 2016

    Amaechi this is wonderful but how come you are not practicing any of these wonderful businesses you’re providing for others? Sincerely, I appreciate what you are doing here please keep it up.

  • Perpetua June 18, 2018

    That’s inspiring

  • De zeal August 3, 2018

    I’m an upcoming makeup artist base in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. I wanna ask if it neccessary for me to start as a freelancer to build my portfolio?

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