Valerie Lawson, award-winning makeup artist and beauty entrepreneur, joins My Runway Group for a special Mac Cosmetics workshop.

Ms Valerie Lawson, the Artistic Director for Maybelline NY, Ghana, multiple award-winning makeup artist, and beauty entrepreneur who began her adventure in the beauty industry in 2010 while in Business School (UGBS) will be hosted by My Runway group to run a training session on Mac Cosmetics make up.

In consistently provide spaces for black talent to grow, My Runway Group, a UK-based community empowerment group, is thrilled to offer a unique make-up master class with multiple award-winning makeup artist and CVL Beauty C.E.O, Ms. Valerie Lawson!

Valerie is a makeup artist, instructor, and businesswoman who has worked on celebrities such as H.E. Erna Solberg, Mrs. Reeta Roy, Maria Borges, H.E. Mrs. Samira Bawumia, Ms. Bozoma St. John, and Mrs. Nicole Ari Parker. This training session will be the first will be the first collaboration with Mac Cosmetics on the continent and it will be facilitated by the flawless and precise hands of Ms. Lawson.

Lawson acknowledged the growth of the beauty industry and outlined plans to collaborate with other beauty brands to bring visibility to the continent as she spoke about the exciting partnerships she’s secured this year, including a new role as the Beauty director of Curated African Concept Store, The Lotte.


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She highlighted that she personally believes that it is an exciting time for African to be a Creatives since the arts are taking over the world and that she is excited about it because it’s a fresh concept that has never been done before.

The world-renowned beauty entrepreneur will present a once-in-a-lifetime workshop at the M•A•C Cosmetics Flagship Store on Carnaby Street in London, which is being produced by My Runway Group in collaboration with M•A•C Cosmetics UK.

Miss Lawson’s work will cover: Makeup Look – The MAC Holiday Look (1hr 30 min)

  1. Skin prep & priming for different skin tones & Types
  2. Knowledge on Undertones & Complexion
  3. Skin Work – Shade matching, Highlighting and Warmth
  4. Blush Tones selection, highlight placement & blending
  5. Brow Filling and sculpting
  6. Product Knowledge on Eye shadow & Pigments
  7. Lash Application
  8. Pouty Glossy Lips / Non-transferable Lipsticks. – Lip Test
  9. Setting your makeup

Valerie will be available for a Q&A session as well as one-on-one meetings with attendees to assist with educated purchases and advise.





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