Fashion Week Beauty Survival

In anticipation for the Arise Magazine Fashion Week Lagos (March 10-13, 2011) here is your beauty survival guide that will take you through the excitement and bustle so you always remain beautiful. Products range from high voltage anti- ageing skin products to makeup and nail products to make you look and feel like a fashion model.

The big beauty trends and decade to chanel is the &#3970&#39s, of course! The beauty team edits the hottest product in the world of beauty. This is what you need to be a leading starlet and steal the show!

 Model for Sleek Nigeria

Skin Products

Nivea Daily Essentials Gentle Cleansing Cream Wash

Refresh skin by washing with this almond oil facial wash.



Olay Shine Control lathering cleanser

lt;span style=”font-family: georgia,palatino;”>Cleanse your skin and minimize shine by using this product daily.


Olay Oil Minimizing toner

This product contains witch hazel and keeps your pores oil, dirt and makeup free. It’s perfect for maintaining a healthy skin tone.


Mac Prep + Prime face protect

This SPF 50 cream protects the skin from premature aging, dryness, discolouration and other damage caused by sun exposure. Its best applied before makeup as it is oil free and reduces shine.


Nivea Light Feeling Sun Lotion

Non-sticky formula that gives immediate protection from the sun.


Olay Quench Body Lotion

Treats your skin to shea butter and vitamin E and keeps it moisturised.


Clinique Take The Day Off Makeup Remover For Lids, Lashes and Lips

This wonderful formula works for the sensitive eyes and lips.

 Nivea Pure Invisible Roll-on

Prevents wetness and odour all day and leaves no white marks.


Nivea Sooth and Protect Lip Balm

Protect your skin from dryness with the long lasting moisture of wheat germ oil.



Nivea Q10 Plus Age Defying Hand Cream

Reduce the signs of aging by indulging in this special formula, you’ll never need to hold back a hand-shake.


 With all the cameras, shows and parties, the pressure to look effortlessly glam is on! Going wrong with makeup is a blunder you can’t afford. Well defining and long lasting makeup is an essential.

 Makida Moka  for Sleek Makeup Nigeria


Sue Devitt The Gold Coast Bronzing Powder

To perfect the sun-kissed glow, apply bronzing powder to the face, paying attention to the apples of the cheeks, chin and forehead. Sue Devitt The Gold Coast Bronzing Powder works well for all skin tones as the Nylon-12 in the formulation locks in moisture and adds a hint of colour.


 Estee Lauder&#39s new Pure Colour Five Colour Eyeshadow palette.

According to Tom Pecheux  Makeup Artist extraordinaire, his best beauty product is “Estee Lauder&#39s new Pure Colour Five Colour Eyeshadow palette”.


Clinique Quickliner in Intense Black

The modest kohl pencil takes centre stage. “Wrap” kohl on the top of the eye lid, close to the eyelashes and in the eye including the tear duct.


 Rimmel Perfection Foundation

This clever foundation adapts to your skin tone. Smart-tone adapter technology, blue sapphire pigments and a moisturising oxygen complex keep your face looking perfect all day, all year long. Foundation with an IQ. Perfect!



Bourjois. Rose De Jaspe Blusher

The pinky coral tone, and the iridescent finish is lovely. Use your fingertips intstead of a brush to apply it, as this creates a more natural finish.


Maybelline Colour Sensational Lipstick in Pleasure Me Red

America&#39s biggest selling red lipstick. Thanks to a shinny, easy-to-apply and ridiculously flattering formula, Maybelline Colour Sensational Lipstick in Pleasure Me Red has taken the ladies by storm. Selling every five minutes. You can wear as a stain, a soft gloss or a full-on lipstick- it&#39s so precise, no lipliner&#39s required. Wear with a neutral face, free from little or no eye shadow and light mascara.


Mac Face and Body Foundation

This water-based, water-resistant foundation can be used for both the face and body.


Blush Beauty Pressed Powder

Powder that provides long lasting coverage with a wide range of shades.



Laura Mercier Secret Concealer, and Under Eye Perfector

You want a product that is light enough to brighten but dense enough to conceal darkness. Skip sheer, liquidy ones- they don&#39t do much. Concealers must also be supple and hydrating. Try Laura Mercier Secret Concealer, and Under Eye Perfector, but remember to subtle is best when concealing. Use a brush like the Shu Uemura Synthetic 10 Brush to build it up in stages.


Shu Uemura Basic Mascra

With a specially designed applicator, this mascara provides longer lashes as compared to other mascaras.


Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Eye Shadow

Eye shadow palette comes in trendy shades that is suitable for various complexions.


Sleek Dip It Eyeliner

Liquid eyeliner that stays on all day.


Treat your nails to this season’s colours in nail polish trends.




Revlon Nail Enamel in ‘Nude chic’.


Try OPI Nail Lacquer in ‘DS Radiance’.



Try OPI Nail Lacquer in ‘No room for the blues’.


Article Credit

Nma Nsitem and Helen Adegite


Picture Credit

Sleek makeup Nigeria
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