On Saturday, she had a private Hair and makeup session (forgive me please bu ti never knew Lola does hair too and very well too. The styles she did for them were on point) which was for an event. I did their foundation bases and their brows while Lola did their hair and makeup. Need i say they were flawless after the makeover was done? Lol.
Sunday was the City People 2012 Awards and Lola was billed to do the makeup for Susan Peters. Yours truly was present at the event as her assistant and i have loads of great backstage pictures to show you.
|Zaron was at the event and they won Best makeup Brand of the Year *yaaaaay!* (there is MJ doing what she knows how to do best)|
the Zaron team working backstage on some of the models for the fashion show
Lola Maja hard at work on Susan Peters. As her humble assistant for the day, i was behind her handing out brushes and products as needed, lol.
|Even celebrities can't do without their blackberries too|
|I absolutely loved how her eyes looked from this angle.|
|the star makeup artist and the star|
|we decided that perhaps a brighter red wouldn't be a bad idea|
|it worked right? Instantly brightened up her face.|
|I actually took this picture for my sis and i am still yet to give it to her, lol|
|After an appearance on the red carpet|
|change of clothes|
|i got to meet Toyin Lawani of Tiannah's Place ( i used to pass there every week to a meeting never knew id someday work with the owner)|
|hanging the clothes|
|all the lovely shoes|
|the stylist and the makeup artist|
|to choose or not to choose|
|and we have a winner|
|Ugo of Make Me Beauty Place was on hand to style Susan's hair.|
the making of the perfect coiffure
|Susan and her team *wink*|
|Hosts of the City People Awards 2012 (there is Lola getting ready to tackle some shine)|
|and the stylist|
|where have you been Lola? How can you not be in the picture?|
|and Ugo too|
|the next change - a change of dress, shoes, accessories, lippie and of course, hair.|
|my very favourite of all the outfits and of course it just had to be Tiffany Amber, lol.|
|it has to be just right.|
|posing with their awards - Toyin won Fashion Stylist of the Year and Make me beauty Place won came out tops too as Best beauty Salon|
|an interview with Toyin Lawani of Tiannah Styling|
|last preps for the last outfit of the night|
During the show, best dressed people at the show were called out and Sleek goodie bags were given out to them. Lola was one of those called out and she gave me her goodie bag. Of course you can be sure i just had to show you what was in the bag. Here they are
|Posh notebook, Sleek studio flier, a sample Sleek l/g (which is currently hooked to my key holder), samples from the new Sleek skincare line and an ink pot (which i had to chuck as it was dried out)|
it was nice to meet everyone.
Were you at the City People Awards? Did you meet anyone new?