Hi beautiful bloggers,
I did two wonderful brides today. I decided to share their pictures and my experience with you guys. Woke up with my normal Saturday alarm set for 6am...as most of my clients know by now, I hate to leave the house before 7am due to my terrible experience with armed robbers some years back. The first bride was at oriental in Lekki, while the second one was at 10 degrees Alausa, Ikeja. I must confess I dreaded today, just because of the unpredictable nature of Lagos traffic, especially with the closure of 3rd mainland bridge.
I fervently prayed to God for an itch free day. Sade booked for 3 outfits, while Bunmi booked for 2 outfits all in ONE day...whew!!!! Got to Sade in good time for her first look, did a few extras and left there about 10am for Bunmi's engagement in Ikeja. Everything went well for the first outfits for both brides, until I had to leave from Ikeja back to Lekki for a 1pm appointment for Sade's second outfit. I spent a whooping 1hour on ikorodu road ‘bumper to bumper’ traffic, meanwhile I started getting calls on how angry the bride is with me not being there on time. Unfortunately, her hair stylist was stock in the same traffic, long story short, the bride left for church without getting her hair done (*sad face*) but got her makeup touched up by Foyin (my assistant) who i left to look after her.
We waited till the church service was over, the hairstylist (Debby) and I apologized frantically, traffic situation in Lagos is no excuse to keep a bride waiting or angry on her day.
Meanwhile Bunmi was waiting for me for a change of outfit in Ikeja. If I faced the traffic back to ikeja, Lord knows she will be on her way to her husband’s house by the time I get there!
I thank God for my wonderful assistants who made it easier for me to pull through today! I thank Sade and Bunmi for choosing EWAR MAKEOVERS. As you can see, they both look stunning!!!
'Life as a Makeup Artist in Nigeria' is not easy oooo. For aspiring MUAs out there, hope you've learnt one or two lessons from my experience today! I wish you all the best. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comment column below, you never can tell whose life you'd touch.
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