Following the call for entries to star in the next Black Opal Nigeria campaign shoot, the organisers received an overwhelming number of entries. Twenty beauties were selected to undergo a social media vote of which ten with the highest number of likes on the @blackopalnigeria Instagram page were chosen to attend the casting day at Ayo Van Elmar Fashion Cafe, Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island. Lagos.
At the end of the casting day, one winner will be selected to feature alongside two beauty muses in the new Black Opal campaign shoot. She will also experience an afternoon of transformation, photographed by Emmanuel Oyeleke and what’s more? The winner will also be featured on the cover of BeautyBox Magazine’s December edition.
Meet the judges
Emmanuel Oyeleke – Renowned Beauty photographer and Creative Director at Emmanuel Oyeleke Photography (EOP) Studios.
Lillian Paul – Renowned Lagos based make up artist, beauty consultant and Black Opal Ambassador.
Lola Maja – One of Nigeria’s top special effects (SFX) make up artists and renowned beauty expert.
Onah Nwachukwu –A seasoned journalist in the fashion and lifestyle industry; she is the Group Editor-in-Chief of True Tales Publications, whose mainstay magazines include BeautyBox, Complete Fashion and HINTS. She has also been the Editor of International celebrity and lifestyle magazine, HELLO Nigeria.
Meet the top 10 beauties
Please note: Winners based outside Lagos must make themselves available to shoot in November and must not be currently be affiliated with any cosmetics brand.
The Black Opal Nigeria beauty campaign is proudly supported by: LoveWeddingsNG, BeautyBox Magazine, Complete Fashion Magazine, Genevieve Magazine, Kamdora, Exquisite Magazine, Aweni Organics, RnR Luxury, Beautifully Nappy, Tori Ara, Youtopia Beauty, My Nubian roots, Roses and Thorns Fashion Company, Gbenga Artsmith, Mai Atafo, Ayo Van Elmar, Arcadia Mobile TV.
This campaign is brought to you by SoMe Solutions.