Meet Gwen a multi-talented young woman! She fiercely rocks the marketing sector,talented with floral and decor and passionate about MAKE-UP! I had an amazing time getting to know this woman and believe you will too!
“I believe make-up gives the first statement and speaks much louder than your actual words”
EZM: Who is Gwen?
GWEN: My full names are Gwen Mwaka Mulenga Machiya. Born in 1982 in the month of October. I am happily married and blessed with a handsome son(2 yrs). I am a marketer by profession and being a make-up artist is just out of passion and interest.
EZM: Why did you decide to join the MAKE-UP industry?
GWEN: I decided to join this industry because it is not so much talked about in Zambia and I thought with my profession I would market the business well and penetrate the market.
EZM: Who or what inspires you?
GWEN: I Am inspired by people who appreciate what I do.
EZM: Who are your greatest competitors?
GWEN: I can’t really say I have competitors because we all differ in the way we do things. AM GOOD AT WHAT I DO
EZM: What are some of the Challenges you face in the industry?
GWEN: The challenge I face is acquiring quality cosmetics. Every Time I want cosmetics it has to be from South Africa because they are reasonable and of good quality.
EZM: What has been your greatest achievement thus far?
GWEN: O.M.G! The time I was awarded a contract to do Make-up for the first Zamtel advert. I didn’t realize my work was appreciated to that level.
EZM: Using 5 words describe your Make-up Style.
GWEN: ELEGANT,NATURAL,SOPHISTICATED,UNIQUE AND SIMPLE!
EZM: Finally Gwen,what advice would you give to those that wish to join you in the industry?
GWEN: It begins with you,Put your mind to it and give it a try!!
By: Hellen Machiya