So here are the top Nigerian Makeup artists on Instagram and believe me when I tell you that the social channel has helped improve these brands visibility and increase sales.
The list is based on the highest followers on each makeup artist’s Instagram page. You can see from pictures below , their number of followers.
1. Banke Meshida Lawal (Bmpro) : 341k follwers
Celebrity clients- The list is too plenty, but she moves in the highest circles.Politicians, music artistes, actresses, its hard to find who has not had her face made up one time or the other Banksbmspro as she is fondly called.

She is the queen of the pack as she leads with over one hundred followers . Her page is fun and impressive,it is filled with day to day pictures of her clients makeup looks, herself ,funny videos of random things and of course tutorials.

2. Fati Mamza (Mamza beauty): 151k followers

Her full name is Mamza Fatima , a makeup artist based in Abuja also self- trained but has undergone some refresher course. Mamza has been practicing as a makeup artist since 2008.
Mamza is raving right now in Abuja where she is based. She keeps churning out pictures that goes viral in the beauty world. You can’t easily forget her makeovers even after just one look.

3. Ifeoma Adefemi (Iposh looks): 148k followers

One of Nigeria’s finest, young, and creative makeup artist. A mechanical engineering graduate from the University of Ado Ekiti, Nigeria, she is a force to reckon with when it comes to makeup. Her brand name is iPosh Looks.

4. Jide of St.ola (Jideofstola): 141k followers

He is called at every event, present at every photo shoot, and at every wedding, he is a bride’s best friend. Meet Jide of St. Ola Make-up, one of Nigeria’s professional make up artists.

5.The Beauty Insider: 106k followers

6. Nancy Blaq: : 101k followers

Nancy Blaq, is unarguably one of the hottest makeup artists ruling and rocking the Ghanaian entertainment and fashion scenes currently. Since moving to the neighbouring West African country several years ago, the pretty Abia State-born Nigeria beautician through dint of hard work has risen to become one of Ghana’s most sought after celebrity makeup artists.
She deeply understands the importance of looking good and making clients beautiful with the aid captivating and proper makeup, which she always provides with premium professional services.

7. Make Up By Beejay (Bahijjah S Bawa): 100k followers

This 22 years old CEO is causing some serious storm in Kano where she is based. Her full name is Bahijjah Shehu Bawab. A malaysian trained makeup artist who is also a graduate in Business Information Systems.

8. Bibyonce: 98.1k followers

Bibyonce came all out last year. The MUA became a favourite amongst those who love bold makeup look with a dramatic cat eye signature the MUA uses.

9. Zainab Azeez (Z.A Makeovers): 95k followers

10. Omon Akhetuamen (Beautycookstudio): 81k followers

Celebrity clients-Ego Boyo,Adesuwa Onyenokwe e.t.c

11. Elaine Shobanjo ( Shomya_Lag): 73k followers

Elaine is a make-up artist who gained nationwide recognition earlier this year after she worked at the Alao Akala & Okoya wedding. She owns a make-up studio/Salon located at Lekki.

12. Anita Brows (Anita Brows Adetoye): 72.6 followers

Anita Brows had an exciting year catering especially to celebrities. The makeup artist is known for her seamless, flattering and subtle glowing makeup looks was in high demand this year and she didn’t take a backseat.

13. Bimpe Onakoya: 68k followers

Bimpe Onakoya is the Director of L’Oreal for West Africa, she also doubles as the Beauty Editor for Mania Magazine.

14. Tenny Aisha Kashaam: 67.5k followers

Tenny Kasham is the founder of Beauty by Coco. She has a reasonable range of celebrity clients under her belt and has worked severally side by side with Toyin Lawani of Elegante Styling.

15. Chidinmma Umeh (Thatigbochick) :62.2k followers

Self taught make-up artist, Chidinma Umeh popularly known as that Igbo Chic is truly talented. It takes a lot for you to not have any serious training to come out with looks this great. She has a blog that she updates regularly with make-up tutorial videos, and reviews.

16. Joyce Jacob (Joyce Jacob beauty):61.4k followers

Celebrity clients- Toke Makinwa, Ini Edo, Mo Abudu e.t.c

17. Theodora Mago (Doranne Beauty): 60k followers

The stunning Theodora Mogo has a make-up studio located at Ikeja, It is safe to say she is Toke Makinwa’s make-up artist as she is the one that beats her face most of the time.

18. Iamdodos : 58k followers

Iamdodos is one of the best MUAs around who also doubles as a beauty vlogger.

19. Flawless faces by Jane/MUD: 50.5k followers

Flawless Faces by Jane of MUD Cosmetics had an amazing run throughout the year.

20. Christine Adedayo of (Christine_Creations): 47.1k followers

She has a degree in Accounting and Psychology Education. She however chose to follow her passion in Make-up artistry. She is an instructor at MUD studios.

21. Imelda Ladebo (Beauty Boudoir): 32.1k followers

Imelda’s looks are very clean, simple, and she listens very carefully to her clients. Imelda is definitely one of Banke Meshida-Lawal’s favourite make-up artists currently as she got to ‘beat’ Mrs Meshida Lawal’s face for her birthday.

22. Layyajay Makeoker (layyajay): 32k followers

Source: Pleasuresmagazine.com