Acting is no longer as lucrative like, it used to be back in the day, especially with the Yoruba movie sector of the industry. Many of the actors just produce movies to maintain their fame and get endorsement from different companies.
So in the quest to get into the market of money making, some top actresses in the industry are not relying solely on acting alone, so, business is the order of the day. While some have just boutiques as their other source of income, some have added the business of “skincare”. Many of them now trade in skin lightening creams, soaps and other cosmetics.
The movie industry is an industry where most people tend to place a premium on a light skinned complexion as the epitome of beauty, these actresses are smiling to the bank with their different skin products and names. Some even display their old pictures so that people can compare to the new ones, to show their transformation, and how effective their products are.
The prices of these skin care varies, but some made it very affordable for their colleagues. Nollywood stars like Mosun Filani has even come out plain to say it, that she makes more money from selling skin products and hair extension than acting in movies. Susan Maxwell is also one of such stars. Below are the names.
Call her the queen of skin transformation, then you are not far from the truth. She is the CEO of Extreme Beauty Place located at Egbeda, which also houses other businesses. “Extreme Skincare” is the name of her skin products. The beautiful actress has said it many times that skincare is her life, she has a wide range of toning and brightening skin products, and she supplies lots of her colleagues in the industry. Bimbo’s skin products are one of the most expensive products. She had independence give away to celebrate Nigeria at 58 years, she splashed the price of her cream by half, selling at 50 thousand.
Mercy has chains of businesses, her head office is located at Omole Phase 1 with different branches everywhere. Everyone wants to have Mercy’s look, toned but not too obvious, beautiful and tender like that of a baby. The craving of lots of fans to have mercy’s glowing skin gave birth to “flawless” by mercy, using herself as the brand model.
Beautiful Iyabo Ojo is the CEO of Tespris, with head office at Lekki, she also has other business such as Amala joint, lounge, boutique. She is also into the business of skincare with wide range of skin toning products to help her colleagues and celebrities look like her and also achieve their dreams.
The once dark skined actress is also making a huge mark in the skin care industry. Her skin care brand “Osoba Skin Pamper” is one of the skin transformation products actresses and celebrities patronise.
She is the CEO of “Jokelet Glow” a skin care brand, that is very popular in the entertainment industry. She also advertises her products most often on her IG Handle. She grabbed the opportunity of her fair skin to also get into the business.
Naturally endowed screen diva Biodun Okeowo, popularly known as “Omo Butty” is also into skin care products. Her brand “Victoria Beauty” is known home and abroad. The hardworking actress often displays videos of her shipping her products to outside the country, especially U.K. and U.S.
Veteran Nollwood actress Rose Odika is blessed with a skin that is as tender as that of a baby, always glowing. Fans and colleagues love for her skin made her go into skin care products. She is located in Ibadan and presently the President of Tampan. She has been into the skin care products business over two decades before other actresses went into it.
She is the CEO of House of Faiteer Whitening Peeling Lotion, one of the popular skin care brand in the industry. Fathia has lots of celebrities as clients. Her skin is one of her selling point, despite her age, she still has a flawless skin, which makes her look 16.
Popular Nollywood actress Ronke Ojo, popularly known as Ronke Oshodi Oke is also into skin care business with her brand name “Lagureach Skin”. The beautiful actress is also the brand ambassador of her products, and she also advertises her products very often on her IG page.
Curvy Wunmi Toriola joined the business, not quite long ago. According to the beautiful actress, high demand from fans who want to have her kind of flawless skin forced her to go into the business, to meet their demands.
Her brand name is “WT Glow”, which obviously stands for Wunmi Toriola is doing well in the market.
Moyo Lawal is among the Nollywood screen divas who are into the skin care business. She is the CEO of “Fierce Glo Mi”, besides the cream, the brand has body wash, lotion and other products.