Lola Maja
Make-Up Artist
About Me

Lola Maja is a Nigerian make-up artist; her specialties include special effects, eyebrows and eyelashes. she is known for working on several major fashion events and on major films such as The Figurine and October 1, as well as several music videos (such as Wizkid’s “Tease Me”, Banky W’s “Lagos Party”).

She is known to have worked with some major fashion magazines and celebrities. Maja started working as a makeup artist when she was 14; whilst she was in high school, and into college. She worked first as a makeup artist with Iman Cosmetics which she launched their flagship counter in London in 1997.

She launched her Lashes range, “Sacred Lashes”, in 2010 and The SFX Store in 2016. She graduated from the London College of Beauty Therapy and St Mary’s University College, Twickenham. She obtained a Teaching Diploma, after which She went further to launch a Beauty Academy in 2013.

Maja has a wide range in her make-up portfolio, from special effects to bridal, from beauty to creative fashion.

She has worked with supermodels like Iman and Tyson Beckford and other celebrities she has worked with include: Alek Wek, Ernie Hudson, Joe Estevez, Joe, Dru Hill, Ojy Okpe, Fifi Ejindu, Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade, Rita Dominic, Kate Henshaw, Tiwa Savage, Omawumi, Waje, Toolz, Toke Makinwa, Eku EdeworMaja has worked on some notable Kunle Afolayan’s films such as The Figurine, Swallow, The CEO and October 1 for which she won the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for “Best Make-up”. She also worked as the make-up artist for the third and fourth seasons of the television drama series Shuga.