Bolanle Okusanya Feyita is
Makeuppro, an exceptional makeup expert.
A self taught artist intrigued
with the physical and emotional transformation makeup alone can achieve, she
loves using unconventional techniques to enhance and transform.
She discovered her passion for
makeup around December 1996 after a temporary Christmas role at The Body
Shop by Oxford Circus in London. She continued in makeup retail for about
10 years with brands like Elizabeth Arden, Lancaster, Clarins, Molton Brown and
Nars in London’s top-tier locations and lastly MAC Pro in Soho also in London.
She evolved into an
international freelance artist and educator who in 2005 launched the well
received limited edition MAKEUPPRO Brush collection.
Her reputation as a skilled
communicator with an in-depth understanding of global beauty and diverse skin
tones make her a highly sought-after artist, editorial contributor, educator
and speaker. She regularly works with leading brands including Illamasqua,
House of Tara International and Mary Kay as well as at international shows and
events like London Fashion Week, Arise Fashion Week, Olympia Beauty and
The Makeup Show Live.
She is a frequent tutor at top
makeup schools including Jemma Kidd Makeup School, Christine Blundell Makeup
Academy, The Skills Centre Europe and the Face Factory. She is also currently
Beauty Editor at OK! Nigeria and regularly contributes editorial beauty content
to a range of other online and offline publications.
Bolanle also has media
training and experience. She developed and presented the makeup segment on the
television program “Every Woman’s World” for several years before
becoming Beauty Editor at Continental Bride Magazine whilst it was still
This wealth of experience ensures all her clients have access to the very
best techniques, trends and products. Whether designing the perfect look with a
bride, celebrities or speaking to an audience of makeup enthusiasts /
professionals or even being the key makeup artist leading a big team of other
artists backstage, Bolanle remains creative and authentic while delivering
She is passionate about
charity work and the need to give back. She volunteers as makeup educator with
Look Good Feel Better and also is a listed volunteer vendor with The Wedding
Wishing Well Foundation.
Bolanle has a Bsc in
International Business (Imperial College, University of London) and an MA in
Marketing Communications (University of Westminster).
With extensive travel in
Europe, America and Africa, she is based in London travelling nationally and
internationally on request.
Her work has featured in
numerous publications including:
Vogue UK, The Daily Telegraph,
OK! Nigeria, Pro Hair & Beauty, Your London Wedding, Black Beauty and Hair,
True Love (West Africa), Continental Bride, Ovation, The Guardian, Exquisite
Magazine, The Mirror, City People, and The Voice.