Tuesday, September 9, 2014


Hello all,

I am starting off an interview series , which I hope will be informative, exciting as well as inspiring. The series is open to any business owner/ entrepreneurs and so much more. 

Today we will get to meet a MUA (makeup artist) Please do read along.

​Please can you tell us about yourself and your business?
-My names are Adebola Adebiyi married with a son. Jobies beauty is my business name, we mostly deal on makeover, skincare, nails and all range of beauty products

What inspired you to start your business.
- It was my indescribable passion for beauty and adding glamour touches on people's faces and seeing the transformation between the before and after makeover that really inspired me.

 How long have you been in business
- Over 8yrs 

  How did you get your startup capital
- I stated way back during my university days, rendering nail fixing services to student on campus and adding up my monthly allowance to get more beauty products to sell from student, months after acquiring little capital, I did a makeup training course at House of tara and it took me to where i'm at today.

With so many people already established in the makeup business and so many others springing up every day, how do you intend to keep your business afloat.
-Constant up grading of my skills in order to be at the top of my game always.

 What product can you not do without
- My lip gloss

 What are your major challenges
- Epileptic power supply and the trend of mediocrity thriving in this business

 Kindly give some beauty tips
- Allow mositurizer to set for few minute before applying your makeup, this helps your makeup stick easily.

 What are the basic makeup tools for an everyday busy lady
-Every lady should at least own:
Mositurizer, moisturize your face to stick your foundation all day
Powder of your skin shade
Foundation to suite your skintype
Eyeshadow in frost and matte, so  U̶̲̥̅̊ can switch
Lipstick in Red or berry, so to switch from day to night look
Clear lipgloss to hold your lipstick all day
Water proof mascara to elongate your lashes

How affordable are your services
-​- They are quite affordable because we work with our client's budget. You can always look beautiful regardless of your pocket! 

Thank you for your time.

Contact details: Adebola Adebiyi  
Business name;Jobies beauty studio
Address :irish garden plaza @ signboard bustop along addo road ajah lagos
Phone numbers: 08064110136
Twitter :  Jobiesbeauty
Facebook:  Jobies beauty studio
Instagram: Jobiesbeauty
Core competences: makeover, skincare, nails and all range of beauty products

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Monday, September 1, 2014

MMR Foundation Presents The Search For The 2014 MMR Rising Icon

MMR Foundation Presents The Search For The 2014 MMR Rising Icon


The Music Meets Runway Foundation was established in 2011 to support and empower emerging talent across the Arts, at critical stages in their creative lives. The mission is to use music and fashion to educate, motivate, inspire and change lives by providing assistance to the youth. Beithersupporting their growing business or by bringing Arts & Crafts into their educational system, thereby creating jobs, we are able to leverage our love for fashion and music to provide opportunities for philanthropic growth says Jennifer Olize, Founder of the Music Meets Runway Foundation.



Last year, the MMR Foundation through the help of sponsor; Sovereign Trust Insurance, was able to reaffirm its commitment to empowering emerging talents by awarding a 3 Million Naira grant to Olakunbi Oyelese, creative director of Nigerian fashion label; April by Kunbi at MMR 2013. This year, the MMR Foundation continues on the journey to find and showcase the best of African Fashion as we embark on a rigorous search for one designer who will join the ranks of Kunbi Oyelese as MMR Rising Icons.



If you believe you have what it takes to showcase your designs at MMR 2014, alongside some of the best fashion designers in Africa, please follow the instructions below for a chance to be shortlisted for#MMRRisingIcon:


Send your application to designers@musicmeetsrunway.com
Attach a current look book with at least 5 different images
Attach a mini biography of your brand.
Follow us on Instagram, Twitter & Like our Facebook page
The deadline for all applications is Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  


Here’s what you stand a chance to win:

Cash prize to help launch your career in fashion.
An extensive mentorship program ( To be announced)
A feature in the MMR Magazine.
Showcase a full collection at Music Meets Runway 2015.
The winner will automatically become a Brand Ambassador


To partner with The MMR Foundation please contact: sponsorship@musicmeetsrunway.com

For more information on Music Meets Runway: www.musicmeetsrunway.com

For press enquiries: press@musicmeetsrunway.com

Follow us on Twitter: @musicmeetrunway

Follow us on Instagram: @musicmeetsrunway

Like the Facebook fan page: www.facebook.com/musicmeetsrunway

For all updates and special announcements and to join the conversation, use the hashtag#MMR2014


About Music Meets Runway

Music Meets Runway is an annual fashion and music show event, which features fashions by the new era of fashion being presented by live performances by popular music acts, including international artists. Over the years, Fashion and Music has created a style storm around the globe. The innovation, ‘Music Meets Runway’ is intended to provide a platform for talented designers, especially those who normally are excluded from the highly competitive world of fashion to showcase their unique art works WHILE talented music artists perform on stage.

Welcome September !

Happy new month all!

Your best is yet to be seen. September shall be a month you will remember for good. Wishing you a fulfilling month ahead. Much love.