Go inside the latest issue of Modaculture magazine, “The Beauty Issue”; October – December 2022.
For Modaculture‘s Beauty Issue (October – December 2022), we discuss Nigeria’s blossoming beauty scene with four accomplished industry players: Photographer and Creative Director Lex Ash; Editorial and Celebrity Makeup Artist Uchenna ‘Sutchay Gallery’ Enyokwa; Celebrity Hairstylist and Wig Maker Abbey Matthew; and Virtual Aesthetician and Skincare Product Reviewer Gloria Chiko Okpara.
Meet the Stars
Alexander Ashimole is blurring the lines between subgroups in the beauty industry through his creativity and changing the Nigerian perception of photography, one shot at a time.
Start and keep doing.Lex Ash, Modaculture magazine, October 2022.
Uchenna ‘Sutchay’ Enyokwa
From his childhood in Enugu to redefining editorial makeup, Uchenna sits with Modaculture to discuss progress in the makeup scene, the need for collaboration, and a bit of advice for reluctant investors.
Nigerian talent will only get brighter.Uchenna Enyokwa, Modaculture magazine, October 2022.
Celebrity hairstylist, wig maker, and engineer Abbey Matthew stays ahead of the curve. He talks about how versatility might be the quality every player in the beauty industry needs.
Learn to politely walk away when something is out of your price range.Abbey Matthew, Modaculture magazine, October 2022.
Gloria Chiko Okpara
Growing a community of skincare lovers who enjoy science-backed skincare content in a predominantly colourist nation is tough. Chiko demands more respect for creators and better skincare education in the beauty industry.
As I got older, I realised most of the things people knew about skincare were wrong. I decided to talk about them and help people make better choices.Gloria Chiko Okpara, Modaculture magazine, October 2022.