Muthoni Njoba has been passionate about being a Make-up
Artist since she was 9 years old. In 2006 after completing her undergraduate
Degree in Communications, Media, Culture & Psychology at Oxford Brookes
University, England, she moved back home eager to pursue a career in Make-up.
Given the chance she was able to work as an intern to the late Hassan Maburuk
(the leading Make-up Artist in Kenya at the time) and from that experience,
once she built an established name for herself, she has dedicated herself to
passing on the knowledge and give other upcoming Make-up Artists the same
opportunity Hassan gave her.
Now she is one of the foremost make-up artists in Kenya
catering to the needs of Magazines, Advertisements/Commercials, Catwalks,
Bridal parties, Board Members and Celebrity/Personality appearances. Muthoni
Njoba has had the opportunity to work in Tanzania, Ethopia, South Sudan,
Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Dubai, England and New York all while being Kenyan based.
After working 3 years as a full time self-taught freelance
Make-up Artist, she finally fulfilled her lifelong dream in 2013 which was to
attend Make-up school at the prestigious Academy of Freelance Make-up in Soho,
She attained a Certificate in Freelance Make-up. In February 2015 Muthoni Njoba
became the first Kenyan Make-up Artist to be assigned as the Lead Brand
Ambassador of an International cosmetic brand. This makes her the 3rd Make-up
Artist, in all of Africa, recruited by L'Oreal to be the Brand Ambassador and
Official Make-up Artist of Maybelline New York Kenya.
May 2015 she returned to AOFM yet again this time to
complete an Advanced Certificate in Freelance Make-up. In February 2016 Muthoni
Njoba was invited by Maybelline New York to work backstage at New York Fashion.
She worked on models for fashion designers such as Jason Wu, DKNY, Jonathan
Simkhai, Opening Ceremony, Baja East, Public School, Marrisa Webb, Brock,
Beauffile and Ji Oh. This was a great achievement for her being the very first
Kenyan make-up artist to be flown from Nairobi to New York to work at Fashion