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Barbara Onianwah (Barbara 1923)
Works at Barbara & 1923
Attended University of Lagos
Lived in Lagos
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So I have literally been lazying around on the blog and not done much in the past couple of days. Here is a preview of what I have been up to. Mainly on Instagram though (please forgive me. I promise I will soon get back to regular programming)
So I have literally been lazying around on the blog and not done much in the past couple of days. Here is a preview of what I have been up to. Mainly on Instagram though (please forgive me. I promise I will soon get back to ...
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Sleek Studio Nigeria Press Bag
Saying this as a matter of fact, I currently have over 20 posts in drafts. I am currently going through them and the long process of editing images, resizing, uploading, editig text and all other backend stuff that my colleagues in the blogosphere can relat...
Saying this as a matter of fact, I currently have over 20 posts in drafts. I am currently going through them and the long process of editing images, resizing, uploading, editig text and all other backend stuff that my colleag...
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Dermablend Ad Campaign: Reveal Your True Self with The Art of Makeup
There I was randomly on the internet when I receive a twitter notification from my Creative Director. At first, I thought it was spam but then he sent another tweet with an Adweek link and I thought "what the heck? Just check it out".  Just a click away and...
There I was randomly on the internet when I receive a twitter notification from my Creative Director. At first, I thought it was spam but then he sent another tweet with an Adweek link and I thought "what the heck? Just check...
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My Hair: Week Long #NaturalHair Afro
Hey guys, It's official #FroFriday in Curly Haired Girl palance. This week, I have been wearing my hair in a fro and I have totally loved every single day of it as it gave me an opportunity to be different.  Did I mention that I resumed work on Monday and s...
Hey guys, It's official #FroFriday in Curly Haired Girl palance. This week, I have been wearing my hair in a fro and I have totally loved every single day of it as it gave me an opportunity to be different.  Did I mention ...
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Week 1 | Khuraira Invisible Powder
The concept of Finishing powder is a pretty novel one to quite  a number of people. I say that because I and a number of other makeup artists I know have been asked a number of times "What is Finishing Powder?" Without much ado, Finishing powder is meant fo...
The concept of Finishing powder is a pretty novel one to quite  a number of people. I say that because I and a number of other makeup artists I know have been asked a number of times "What is Finishing Powder?" Without much a...
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Nse Ikpe Etim - Cooking, Movies, Fashion & The Future
Pretty much everyone knows that Nse is my absolute favourite Nollywood actress. Apart from the fact that she has natural hair and flaunts it with no apologies (duh, how long did it take you to realise I'm learning that from her? lol), someone also said that...
Pretty much everyone knows that Nse is my absolute favourite Nollywood actress. Apart from the fact that she has natural hair and flaunts it with no apologies (duh, how long did it take you to realise I'm learning that from h...
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Week 1 | Khuraira Stick Foundations
After using the Black Opal stick foundations for years an loving them especially for photoshoots and in a pinch for weddings too, I was pretty excited to try out the Khuraira stick foundations . I must say though that the shades I got don't quite provide me...
After using the Black Opal stick foundations for years an loving them especially for photoshoots and in a pinch for weddings too, I was pretty excited to try out the Khuraira stick foundations. I must say though that the shad...
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My Do's and Don't for Vintage Shopping
When I get married, I want EVERYTHING to look like it was borrowed from the set of a 1960s movie.  Has it ever occured to you that even in the 21st century we still wear 20s, 30s, 40s, 60s, 80s inspired clothing, buy the furniture from that era and even now...
When I get married, I want EVERYTHING to look like it was borrowed from the set of a 1960s movie.  Has it ever occured to you that even in the 21st century we still wear 20s, 30s, 40s, 60s, 80s inspired clothing, buy the ...
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In recent times, just like my beautyblenders, I discovered treasures in my kit which had otherwise been buried *covers face*. This Khuraira Dual Concealer is one of them.  After having this product in my kit for a while no...
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Ever heard of a moisturising foundation which has oil in it? Probably never. Well, here is one from #KhurairaCosmetics . Check out my review of it here - www.barbara1923.com/2014/03/week-1-khuraira-dermal-revitalising-age.html
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Advertising Executive
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  • Barbara & 1923
    Owner, 2011 - present
  • Noah's Ark Communications Ltd
    Senior Account Executive, 2011 - present
  • SO&U Saatchi & Saatchi
    Account Executive, 2009 - 2011
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Lagos
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Lover of all things Classic and Comfortable
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Advertising Executive and Professional Makeup Artist looking to introduce world best practices into the Nigerian makeup/beauty industry.

Avid beauty & makeup blogger and I love everything vintage and classic hence my brand is called Barbara & 1923.

Oops, I forgot to mention, upcoming natural hair blogger.
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Tackling 2 full time jobs, an active personal life and of course taking care of myself
Education
  • University of Lagos
    History & Strategic Studies, 2001 - 2006
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