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Moshoodat Sanni Serves Her Craft Through the Love For Beauty, Ingenuity, And Artistry


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Moshoodat Sanni is a versatile and multi-talented artist who is highly skilled in makeup, costume design, and creative directions. She is a NY-based makeup artist, content creator and creative director known for her unconventional ideas that she incorporates into her artistry. From an early age she discovered her passion for beauty and her love for innovation and creativity even before she launched into her Career in Makeup.


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Moshoodat Sanni

She entered the creative world as a makeup artist & licensed esthetician and soon after began creating conceptual ideas with photographers. Her journey of self-acceptance propelled her career and her work is recognized across the continent for being elegant and regal. As someone who is enthusiast about beauty and its earnest form, the goal of Moshoodat is to alter how people perceive women of color in society. This emerged the creation of the series "Moshoodat," which led to features on BET, BuzzFeed, Refinery 29, Yahoo, and a long list of other publications.

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Beverly Naya costumed by Moshoodat

Since then, Moshoodat has established a well-respected career as a creative director of campaigns for well-known fashion brands like Iman, Juvias Place, Makeup Forever, Black Opal, and Yandy Smith's "Yelle SkinCare." Also for well-known Afrobeats artists like Kuami Eugene, Yemi Alade, and Afro B, she oversees the creative direction of their album covers.

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It is noteworthy that Moshoodat’s  work in costume and jewelry helped establish another of her project CrownByMoshoodat as a leading brand; artist Ciara wore one of the brand's rings on the cover of Essence magazine. She was also featured in The New York Times, where "The Dance Hall Queen" Spice wore her jewelry. Moshoodat’s pieces were also worn by Beyonce for her black Is King Project as well as other stars like Mona Scott Young.

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As she plans to continue honing her craft, expanding her client base, and aiming to inspire women all over the world, Moshoodat has the opportunity to develop owingto the limitless creativity and freedom found in makeup artistry. Her dedication to celebrating women of color and using her talents as a makeup artist to empower and inspire are just a few of the many qualities that make her an amazing talent.


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