Read about one of the most inspirational women in Nigeria, Mrs Tara Fela-Durotoye who has gone beyond being a make-up artist to a national household name.
The subject of TW Magazine’s July/August cover subject is none other than Tara Fela-Durotoye, the founder & CEO of Nigeria’s first indigenous makeup & beauty brand House Of Tara.
Beauty dynamo Tara Fela-Durotoye has been celebrated for her drive & numerous achievements for over a decade, “the petite lady with the laser like focus” is used to the spotlight being on her but she is turning that around with “100 Voices” a project in which we see Tara using herself as a platform for others to shine. She speaks passionately about pulling others along, giving House of Tara representatives a chance to share their inspiring stories in a journey which saw her embark on a country-wide tour to thank her reps for the integral part they play in ensuring the success of House of Tara.
We have an intimate chat with media personality Dolapo Oni, who for the first time talks about her leaving popular MNet show 53 Extra which she co-hosted. She also speaks on exploring new & exciting ventures such as becoming a brand ambassador for flavoured alcoholic drink Snapp, setting up her own production company & becoming a presenter on new cable station Ebony Life TV.
Don’t miss our sit-down with singer/song writer Niyola who talks being the “first lady” of popular music label EME Records, female competition in the music industry & career goals. We also feature Beat 99.9FM “Morning Rush” OAP Maria Okanrende & Aishetu Dozie, founder of Paloo’s Place a popular children’s play & activity center.
Our whopping 22-page fashion spread explores the most amazing summer trends & styles this season has to offer starting with our colourful 11 page fashion editorial “Print & Shine” which features the most stunning blend of summer prints & neons. Our Practical Girl’s Guide is WHITE HOT! Showing how to work this season’s most desired hue – white. Our summer issue would not be complete without some beach action, which is where fashion & beauty writer Cindy Hudson comes in with her take on the hottest swimwear to suit any shape.
This edition also includes regular features on relationships, health, finance & beauty, plus articles to help you live your best, most authentic life. It’s definitely one not to be missed!
Issue out now & available at newsstands nationwide.
Cover story: Lola Okusami |Photographer: Moussa Moussa | Makeup: House of Tara | Hair: TJ Hair| All Outfits: Ella & Gabby