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Work! Adaku’s Makeover

Paris,  August 2011.

When Adaku, my fashonista friend of ThirdWorldProfashional came to Paris this summer, I absolutely had to give her a makeover. Not one to shy away from a little color, she asked for a “peacock look”, here is what we came up with…

Adaku is wearing Mat velvet+ liquid foundation in 75 from Makeup Forever, True color stick foundation in Carob from Black Opal and Michel Deruelle (Maqpro)  cream pigment in No.2004 (contour). Her foundation is set with Deluxe finishing powder in Dark & Neutral light from Black Opal, Face contour in Dark from Sleek and Mineralize blush in Loverush from Mac.
Brows filled with brow pencil in No 3 from Makeup Forever, Black opal stick foundation in Truly topaz on her brow bone set with D.S 463 eyeshadow from Inglot.
On her lids, Eyeshadow primer potion in Sin from Urban decay, in her inner & outer corners No.92 eyeshadow, in the middle No. 167 eye shadows both from Makeup Forever and in her crease Kush eyeshadow from Urban decay (book of shadows III).

I lined her upper eyelid with MaqPro liquid eyeliner in black, waterline with Bobby brown long lasting gel liner in Black ink and her lower lash line with No. 92 eye shadow from Makeup Forever. Adaku is wearing Eldora eye lashes in B 155.

Daks started out with a “go big or go home” lip; Strumpet lip tar from OCC lined with Rouge artist intense lip stick in  No.49 and covered with Fascinating lip loss on No.11 from Makeup Forever.
Then we changed it for a more “wearable” lip; True color lipstick on Fawn from Sleek makeup.



  • Third World Profashional
    Posted August 26, 2011 at 9:11 PM

    Who's this burriful geh! Omalicha nwa! Asamkpokoto from Sokoto! Tomato Jos!


    Stels I look gawjus! Thank you!

  • Tee
    Posted August 26, 2011 at 9:36 PM

    Cant stress how much I loveeee this!!! She is very pretty and you did a very good job with her make up Stella. *thumbs up* 🙂

  • Stella
    Posted August 26, 2011 at 10:38 PM

    @TWP or should I say Tomato Jos LOL, you are welcome 🙂
    @Tee Thank you


  • Onyx12
    Posted August 27, 2011 at 5:11 AM

    Boy does she know how to beat face. She knows makeup for women of color. Very Gorgeous look daks. I love love love this blog and I'mma favorite it alongside thirdworldprofashional.

  • bugo
    Posted August 27, 2011 at 4:34 PM

    loving the eyes most especially..Gorgeous stuff!
    real tomato jos..Asamkpokoto from Sokoto! LOL

  • B A R B A R A
    Posted August 27, 2011 at 5:16 PM

    this is nice. where is Nwabugo's makeover? cant wait to see it. i just love au naturel makeovers.

  • Stella
    Posted August 27, 2011 at 6:43 PM

    Thanks a lot guys, Nwabugo's makeover will be up next week

  • Afrodemoiselle
    Posted August 28, 2011 at 8:10 PM

    very nice!

  • Sisi Yemmie
    Posted August 28, 2011 at 9:13 PM

    want to see bugo's makeover

  • Anonymous
    Posted August 30, 2011 at 9:54 PM

    Definitely prefer it with the fawn lipstick as opposed to the OCC Lip tar

  • PRETTY K!!!
    Posted August 31, 2011 at 10:41 AM

    Stella,Stella,Stella.Great Work!

  • Anonymous
    Posted September 1, 2011 at 4:53 PM


    lavv it! adaku u look gorgeous!! THOSE EYES!!!! well done stella! <3<3

  • Stella
    Posted September 2, 2011 at 8:31 AM

    Thanks ladies :))

  • Anonymous
    Posted September 3, 2011 at 3:25 PM

    magnifique !

  • Stella
    Posted October 6, 2011 at 2:59 AM

    Merci 🙂

  • Unknown
    Posted May 29, 2013 at 7:52 AM


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