Makeup Ghana, the leading platform for makeup and beauty in Ghana, has announced nominees for the 3rd edition of Ghana Makeup Awards which will be held on May 11th, 2019 at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra.

Makeup blogger, Ruth Ibukun Nartey of BeatbyIbukun joins over seventy-one (71) official award nominees who were shortlisted from one hundred and thirty-seven (137) nominations across all the categories.

The award scheme that celebrates artistic excellence and beauty uses a holistic approach to scoring nominees with the following weighting applied to choose winners:

Judges – 50%

Public Votes – 30%

Awards Board – 20% (except the Most Glamorous Celebrity: Judges – 50%; Public Votes – 50%.)

The selection of the official award Nominees allows the Awards to now enter the final stage, where judging focuses on live judging sessions for the Makeup Artists, Hair Styling and Makeup Photography Categories and site visits for the Business Categories.

The final stage also includes public voting, which is an integral part of the overall choice of winners for the Ghana Makeup Awards as outlined above. Public Voting enables us to measure the voice of consumers. Public Voting runs from April 8th – May 7th, 2019 and is being done across USSD (*447*22#) and the Ghana Makeup Awards App for Android (bit.ly/gma3rdandroid).

Voting is open to consumers worldwide as our makeup artists, brands, content creators and special category affiliates are international in their scope of services and products.

Ghana Makeup Awards 2019 Nominees

Makeup Blog of the Year

ibukunnartey.com nominated as makeup blog of the year in the ghana makeup awards

Nominees of the makeup blogger of the year are:

Makeup Vlog of the Year

Nominees for the makeup vlog of the year are:

  • MzJwan Oppong YouTuber by MzJwan Oppong
  • JES ISCAH by Jessica Owusu-Ansah
  • Lerny Lomotey by Bervlyn Naa Lomoley Lomotey
  • GoldieB ELAN by Goldie Bawuah
Ghanaian Makeup Vloggers

Makeup Artist of the Year

Makeup Brand of the Year

Nominees for makeup brand of the year are:

Ghanaian Owned Brand of the Year

Ghanaian-owned brand of the year makeup awards 2019 nominees

Nominees for Ghanaian-owned brand of the year are:

  • Black Secret Makeup
  • SO Aesthetic
  • yo’she cosmetics
  • Colorbox Cosmetics

Excellence in Hair Styling

Best Editorial Makeup Artist

Best Celebrity Makeup Artist

Makeup Product of the Year

Nominees for makeup product of the year are:

  • Tools & Accessories Beauty Box by CVL Beauty
  • Ultra Coverage Foundation by SO Aesthetic
  • 16 Piece Brush Set by yo’she cosmetics
  • Melanin Glow by Colorbox Cosmetics

Best Bridal Makeup Artist

Makeup School of the Year

Makeup Retailer of the Year

Skincare Product of the Year

skincare proudct of the year ghana makeup awards
  • Kaeme – Shea Butter Cream
  • Skin Gourmet – Clay Mask
  • R&R – Serenity Shea Oil
  • Hammat African Beauty – Golden Shea Butter

Most Glamorous Celebrity

Excellence In Makeup Photography

Best Special Effects Makeup Artist

Most Promising Makeup Artist

Most Promising Makeup Artist

Most Promising Makeup Artist


Remember to vote for your favourite nominee in all categories. Voting can be done across all mobile money platforms and costs 0.80p. You can also vote via downloading the Ghana Makeup Awards App for Android on the Play Store. Voting happens via VISA or Mobile Money payment.