There is a reason why beauty is one of the most talked-about and sung subjects in music and not to mention, a leading sector in all businesses. Everyone wants to feel beautiful, regardless of gender. Beauty is self-care, it is the care given to your heart, body and mind.

Over the weekend, we spoke to celebrity makeup artist Tope Onayemi of Adella Makeup and she shared her beauty and skincare secrets with us from her grooming regimen to makeup removal tips and a lot more.

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Tope Onayemi of Adella Makeup

Beauty is beyond makeup products because it is ultimately how you feel about yourself.
And sometimes, we do need a nudge, tip and maybe guidance on what/how to take care of
ourselves; which is exactly where we come in.

Read on all her exciting tips below and be sure to adopt some.

MY GROOMING REGIMEN

Brush, Shower, Face cleansing + Exfoliate, Moisturize, Body oil, Face serum.
Style my hair, put on some clothes and I am ready to go!

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WHAT I DO FOR INNER HEALTH

-Lots of water. I do not miss my lemon water every day and I take celery shots every day.
-I make my favourite pineapple juice with ginger + mint.
-Daily yoga/meditation and keeping gratitude notes.
-Fruits make everything better.

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PERSONAL BEAUTY TIPS

Body scrub( I typically scrub 2 to 3 times a week depending on how busy I am) It makes a huge
difference to the appearance of my skin. Absolutely obsessed with scrubs.

BEAUTY PRODUCT(S) I CAN’T DO WITHOUT

-Lancome Advanced Genifique Bio-oil
-Bossy lip products ( I don’t go anywhere without a gloss in my bag even when I’m not wearing
one, I’m obsessed)
-Benefit brow gel

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Don't Miss Our Beauty Q & A With Tope Onayemi of Adella Makeup 1
Tope Onayemi of Adella Makeup

WHAT’S IN MY MAKEUP BAG

-Lancome Teint Idole
-Benefit brow products
-Fenty setting powder
-Bossy lipstick and glosses
-MAC powders
-Urban decay all-nighter
-Shiseido White lucency.

FAVOURITE BEAUTY PRODUCT AND WHY

I do like to think I’m spontaneous. I love a lot of things and I’m open to trying new things too, but I do know there are some products I will always pick up like the Benefit Brow products that I am obsessed with!

FAVOURITE SKINCARE PRODUCT AND WHY

I don’t think I have a favourite beauty product. Right now I am loving the Ordinary skin range -100% Squalane, Niacinamide, Rosehip oil.

There are some products that are like a tradition for me, like the Mac Essential Oils and Studio Moisture cream, I just have to buy them. Garnier 3 in 1 face wash and of course my trustee Black Soap I get from my beautician.

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BEST BEAUTY BUY

-Nairobi Wrapp it foaming lotion
-Dior addict stellar gloss
-Hermès Twilly perfume Benefit brow gel

FULL ON MAKEUP OR NATURAL MAKEUPNatural

Makeup all the way.

YOUR QUICK MAKEUP REMOVAL TIP

Wipes and Garnier Micellar water or cotton pads. Give it a few seconds to break down the
products on your skin and wipe off. Super quick and easy.

FAVOURITE SPA TREATMENT AND WHY

Hammam Bath: physical and mental relaxation. Helps relieve stress and at the same time leaving my skin glowing and healthy-looking. And the massage is a bonus.

Don't Miss Our Beauty Q & A With Tope Onayemi of Adella Makeup 2
Tope Onayemi of Adella Makeup

FAVOURITE SCENT AND WHY

I live for smells. Coco Chanel is a tradition and Hermès twilly is a recent addiction. I love the fact that they are strong scents and sweet at the same time. You smell delicious all through the day without topping up.

HAIR CARE TIPS AND WHY

-Find a hair salon that cares about your hair and keeps up with your journey. It has been
wondrous for me. I treat my hair in between my visits but it’s nothing compared to the care they give my hair. Absolutely love the texture of my hair and they make me love it even more.

FAVOURITE HAIR CARE PRODUCTS

Avlon products- Nairobi Wondrous hair pomade and Leave-in conditioner.

WIGS OR WEAVE

My Short hair always. No wigs, No weaves.

BEST HAIR AND BEAUTY TIP YOU TRIED

Melt eyeliner to make it glide Setting primer before foundation

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