It’s another Friday and that means another edition of #TGiFreeManicures. Another Friday to let your hair down, have a cocktail, enjoy a FREE manicure and get pampered all at the same time. This month’s theme is ‘Arabian Nights’ and  in addition to FREE manicures, take a look at what we have in store for you all this Friday!

SCRATCH & SOCIAL


Our gorgeous venue will be Scratch & Social Nail Salon in V/I.  If you want to know more about the venue, there is a post about it in our ‘Out and About’ series which you can read here.

HENNA

There will be discounted Henna designs for all guests. White, black and traditional Henna.
Henna designs will be provided by The Henna Place

OUD OILS AND FRAGRANCES

There will be Arabian and French Oils, Perfumes and fragrances available at unbeatable prices from Supreme Bouquet. This will be the perfect time for you to discover and stock up on an variety of intense oud scents.

HOOKAH

No Arabian themed event is complete without Hookah! For anyone with concerns, there is a café in the venue so the fumes will be within a certain section only.

EVERYONE is invited to #TGiFreeManicures, all that we ask is you must RSVP in order to attend and claim your FREE Manicure.

RSVP Here: #TGiFreeManicures

Hope to see you all this Friday!

Ez xxX

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Another TGiFreeManicures event in the bag! This month’s edition was held at Oriki Spa with pink Manicures sponsored by Amali Cosmetics. Guests were also treated to complimentary cocktails courtesy Cointreau and Zaron was on-hand to spoil everyone with free makeup!

Thank you everyone that attended this month’s edition. To be notified about the next one and in the know of the best beauty deals and offers, be sure to subscribe to the BeautyClubNG!

Ez xxX

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The next edition of the #TGiFreeManicures series will take place this Friday, 28th of October from 5pm. This month’s edition is a lot more special…. Breast Cancer Awareness special! We will be having an actual Beauty Party this time, with a percentage of the proceeds going towards a breast cancer foundation. 





Oriki Spa is our venue, a luxury pamper oasis located in the heart of Victoria Island, Lagos. I had shared pictures of this space last year in this ‘Out and About‘ post here! During the event, Oriki will be offering a host of beauty services and products and amazing rates:

Oriki Special Offers (Original Price)

  • Express Pedicure – N2,000 (N4,000)
  • Hair Blow Dry (Get your hair weekend ready) – N2,000 (N4,000)
  • 15min Neck & Shoulder Massage – N2,000 (N4,000)
  • 20min Foot Massage – N4,000 (N8,000)
  • Oriki Mini Facials – N6,000 (N10,000)
Discount/Freebies
  • 50% off skincare consultations on the day – N5,000
  • 10% off on any product purchase and 15% off if you had a skincare consultation
  • 10% off any Oriki product purchased on the day
  • Free sample product after every mini facial conducted
  • 25% off any spa service or package booked and paid for, for the weekend of October 31st – November 4th

Zaron Cosmetics will also be bringing the Zaron Experience, which includes live product demos, product presentations and loads of giveaways! If you attended the Beauty Party in December, then you know that the Zaron Experience is something to look forward to.




Our headline sponsor for this edition… Amali Cosmetics. They will be offering all RSVP’d guests FREE Pink Manicures and retailing their pink nail polishes at a discounted rate! They will also have their full range of products available for purchase.



What’s a party without Cocktails?…. FREE Cocktails! Cointreau, our series sponsor, will be mixing up a variety of their signature cocktails for all guests! 



So that’s what we have planned for Friday, it’s after work hours so you really don’t have an excuse! This is not just another party, it’s a Beauty Party! And as amazing as our Beauty Parties are, this isn’t just another Beauty Party, it’s a Beauty Party for a cause! Get ‘Beautified’, knowing that you are helping raise awareness and funds for a good cause.

Details
Date: Friday, 28th October 2016
Time: 5pm – 9pm
Venue: Oriki Spa & Showroom, 7B Oju Olobun Close (same street at Yellow Chilli Restaurant), off Bishop Oluwole Street, V/I

Click the link below to RSVP:

Please note that this event is RSVP-only. You will need to present your ticket to access the venue and once we hit capacity we will NOT be able to issue any more tickets.

Ez xxX
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“I hate to see you go, but I love to watch you leave”…

This sentence from a popular song is exactly how I feel. Yes I know in context what he was referring to is soo far off, but it really explains my feelings towards Beauty Africa this year. It’s been an exciting, eventful, inspiring and overwhelming three days! And in the same breath it’s been hard work, especially with a booth.

Beauty Africa is the largest beauty convention in Nigeria! Their aim is to provide business owners direct access to brands and also on the flip side, said brands are looking to connect with distributors/resellers (local business owners). So it’s the perfect platform to connect with like-minded individuals who are actually looking to meet and establish business relationships with one another. Not every beauty business owner can afford to travel abroad to meet with brands, not to mention even trying to establish some form of remote communication with them via email. And then if you manage to get in contact with them, you then have to start the process of ‘selling’ yourself. Beauty Africa brings these international brands right here to you, basically granting you free direct access to them. Yes, I know we should support our own homegrown brands and I will forever be pro #BuyNigerian, but I also don’t feel as a business owner you shouldn’t allow yourself explore international brands too… there should be a balance. Speaking of #BuyNigerian we also had our indigenous brands and businesses like Nectar Beauty Hub, Bath Kandy, Ajali Cosmetics, Amali Cosmetics, BMPro, BNatural Spa, Oasis Medspa and a lot more repping hard! It’s also a great platform to meet international investors looking to take our local brands into the international market.

For beauty enthusiasts and consumers, there were also vendors in there to satisfy your retail needs.

All in all, despite the economic situation, Beauty Africa Exhibition 2016 was a huge success, I got to witness firsthand all 3 days and I cannot wait to see what they have in store, next year.

The last day of the conferences kicked off with Mimi Marwa of HappyDevas, her session got a bit emotional when she started to speak about what had been going on, in her home state of Adamawa, with the Boko Haram attacks. How the attacks had been happening way before the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, and how she and her community of activists saw an opportunity, through the campaign, to ring the alarm and raise awareness. But she soon pepped up, finished her session with a resounding applause from the participants, and proceeded to offer henna art designs to them. There were also live demonstrations from Wondrous Carter-Brown, Rhema Akabuogu & Dave Sucre. The winner of the of the Nail Art Competition was also announced which set the entire hall off, with loud cheering. A lot was going on at the BeautyInLagos booth today, but I managed to sneak away and capture some of the action for you guys.

That’s it for Beauty Africa this year, I was also recording a Vlog every single day, so keep an eye on my Youtube page for that! I will be sure to let you all know when it goes live!
Again, thanks a lot to everyone that came out to support BiL at our booth. Also a HUGE thank you goes out to Wow Nails, SavvyChic Hair & Beauty Salon, Spa Pampering At Home, Scratch and Social, Lacquer and Lace and Lola Maja for successfully BEAUTIFYING Lagos with BiL!
If you missed the previous posts, you can catch up on days 1 and 2, here and here!
Ez xxX

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Wow! So I didn’t think yesterday could be topped, but today at the Beauty Africa Exhibition was amazing! It kicked off this morning with the Beauty Business Forum anchored by Yours Truly! The turnout for the panel was unbelievable, if you follow me on Snapchat I’m sure you’ve watched the videos and can see for yourself how many people attended. Thank you to everyone that was in the audience this morning. And a huge thanks to my panelists Banke Meshida-Lawal (BMPro), Theodora Mogo (Doranne Beauty), Louisa Kinoshi (BeautyRevNG), Valerie Obaze (RandR Luxury), Daboju Ogboru (Naija Hair Can Grow), Mocheddah (Recording Artist & Digital Influencer), Lola OJ (Entreprenuer & Digital Influencer), Chika Uzor (GlamAfric) & Seyi Ayinla (LoveWeddingsNG).

The BeautyInLagos booth was quite busy today, but I managed to capture some images for you guys when things had calmed down a bit.. We had Foot, Neck and Back massages courtesy Spa Pampering At Home, FREE porosity & elasticity tests, scalp massages and hair styling services courtesy SavvyChic Hair & Beauty Hub as well as FREE pink Manicures courtesy Le Chat. We also had Damola of Lacquer and Lace as our Nail Tech for the day! She was one of the winners at the Nail Art Competition last year, so it was an absolute pleasure to have her show her stuff at our booth, and she will be back with us tomorrow morning!

Then there was obviously the rest of the exhibition and live demos going on all through the day. There were live demos from Banke Meshida-Lawal, Bimpe Onakoya, Lola Maja & Pamela Bello-Olatunji. Lola Maja had a live demo on SpecialFX makeup and she literally gave everyone a scare once she walked into the exhibition. Have a look at the pictures and let me know if you spot Lola!

So that was it for today at the exhibition.

Tomorrow’s the final day and in the BeautyInLagos booth we’ve saved the BEST for last! We will have THE Lola Maja in our booth all afternoon. She will be hosting a Meet & Greet as well as offering a variety of brow services. We also have body massage services and FREE Manicures all day!

So come visit the exhibition and be sure to stop by our booth, B12!

Ez xxX

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Beauty Africa Exhibition officially kicked off yesterday with a HUGE bang! BeautyInLagos has got a  booth this year at Beauty Africa this year and we will be showcasing some of the best beauty service-providers in the industry. Hair styling, brow grooming, massages, we’ve got you covered this year at the exhibition… and did someone say FREE MANICURES!! Yes will also be running #TGiFreeManicures in our booth every single day of the exhibition, so be sure to stop by Booth B12!

 If you were wondering what our ‘Beautification Schedule’ is for today and tomorrow, we’ve laid it all out for you (see picture above).       

I captured a few images of some of the action on Day 1. They had exhibitors offering insane discounts off their products as well as very engaging live demos from Fatima Mamza (@MamzaBeauty), Jide Okerayi (@JideOfStOla), Nibi Lawson (@KinkyApothecary), Marco Louis (MAC Artist, West Africa @Marco_Louis) & Pamela Bello-Olatunji (@bnaturalspa).

I met A LOT of you guys today, thank you so much for stopping me and introducing yourselves. If we took pictures today please tag me on instagram so I can see them. If you see me today, please remind to get out my phone and take a picture with you :D.

Here’s the conference line-up for Days 2 & 3 . Yes, I will be moderating a panel this morning. I already shared this information on my Instagram and Snapchat pages… Apologies, I completely forgot to post about the panel here on the blog, but please follow me on at least one of my social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat-Username ‘BeautyInLagos), I tend to update them a lot more frequently than the blog…. and that way, you get to stay up to date with all things BiL.

But anyways, if you missed out on yesterday’s activities, here a few pictures below. I hope to see some of you today and tomorrow! 🙂

That’s it for Day 1!

See you all later today with updates from Day 2! Be sure to follow along on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or Snapchat. I will be updating LIVE all day! And if you see me at the exhibition, please say Hi! 🙂

Ez xxX

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So we wrapped up another edition of #TGiFreeManicures last week Friday and it was so much fun! It was held at Zazaii in Victoria Island and guests were treated to free manicures courtesy Le Chat whilst sipping on delicious cocktails by Cointreau! We event threw in FREE pedicures too!

Thanks to everyone that showed up to claim their free manicures! To be notified about the next one, sign up to the The BeautyClubNG and you will receive the link to RSVP first, before everyone else does.

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Ez

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