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Meet the Judges
CEO/Founder, Nectar Beauty hub
Beatrice N. Eneh is an Entrepreneur with global experience working with Multinationals across multiple industries. She also holds an MEng from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), an MBA from Lancaster University Management School (UK).
Her passion for the Beauty Industry & Expertise in Distribution and Supply Chain Optimization has made her the preferred Partner for Multiple International Brands.
MD/CEO of Barazahi Limited
Linda Edozien is the founder, MD/CEO of Barazahi Limited. Having successfully completed several courses in skincare and beauty including the London School of Beauty (United Kingdom), Linda was able to raise the necessary capital and create a haven which is one of the most respected Spas in the country.
Lanre Da Silva Ajayi
Founder, Eponymous Design Label
Lanre Da Silva Ajayi (LDA) is the founder of eponymous design label. In seventeen years her passion for fashion has gotten stronger making the label a fashion favourite among the media, celebrities and fashion lovers.
LDA has been featured in various African and international media including L’Uomo Vogue, Vogue Black, ARISE Magazine, Daily Mail, Essence.com, Fashion Bomb.com, Zimbio.com, WWD.com, ITN News, CNN, NTN24.com, ABCNews.com, Reuters UK and Centric/BET.
CEO, DayoSamuel's Nails
Dayo Samuel is one of Nigerian Best Artistic Nail Technician who has shown distinct talent and has trained a lot of Nail technicians who are now Enterpreneurs . He is the CEO of DayoSamuel’s Nails Located in Lekki Phase 1 , Lagos , Nigeria. He is well known for His Design and Flawless skills in Extremely long Nail Extensions and very passionate about the Nail Industry.
International nail specialist
Olga Senina is a certified international nail specialist from Russia with 14 years of experience in nail grooming. Olga was the 3rd Runner up at the First Edition of African Nail Competition organized by Beatrice Eneh in 2015 and has since then impacted the Nail industry by Training a lot of Nigerians in Lagos. Olga is the first nail specialist to introduce “KERATIN NAIL EXTENSION” to Nigeria.
Olutayo Adebowale Odeyemi
Winner last edition
Olutayo Adebowale Odeyemi is an indigene of Osun state and has been in the nail industry for 7 years. He is the most recent winner of the west African nail art competition and is returning this year as a Judge to handover the baton to the anticipated winner in the 2022 Edition of the West African Nail Art Competition. Tayo is extremely passionate about the NAIL industry and is a beneficiary of the rewards obtained from participating at the Nail Art Competition.
International certified specialist
Olga Kotova is an international certified specialist with over 7 years experience in the beauty industry. She Participated in international competitions in Ukraine and Belarus and has been a previous Judge in the past Editions of Africa Nail Art Competition. She is an expert in Nail care and Nail Extensions and in Nigeria had her first entry into working In an African Beauty industry at Apples and Oranges Total Body Therapy and Now works at The Mom and I Salon and Spa. The Finalist will be exited to have Olga as a Judge again and Look forward to her Corrections and Advice during the Training Sessions.
Beauty aficionados in the country could not hide their excitement, yesterday, during the opening ceremony of this year’s edition of the Beauty West Africa Exhibition in Lagos.
Nigeria’s cosmetic industry increased by just under 15% in 2021, adding 100s of billions of Naira to the economy, according to Euromonitor’s report.