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Personalities Of The Event Industry: Meet Tosin Opaleye of Topal Makeovers



Been Smart and Down hearted is the key everyone need to be successful  in any business.  Meet  Tosin Opaleye, the Creative Director of Topal Makeovers who have worked with top notch Organisations, Magazines, talks about her business that have been officially 4 years in the industry in exclusive intervene with HEB. She told us about her challenges, craziest request and lots more in her chat.

Tosin Opaleye

Helen:  Kindly introduce yourself and give us a snap shot from the beginning of your career to date.

Tosin:  My name is Tosin Opaleye , Creative Director of Topal Touch , Officially 4yrs in the industry, professionally recognised and reckoned with.

Helen: What is the most memorable job you have ever had? 

Tosin: Working with the likes of Ovation Magazine, Jasmine Magazine etc 

Helen:   What are the personality traits that are required to succeed in the industry?

Tosin: Consistent, perseverance, humility and time conscious.

Helen: Where do you go for creative inspiration?

Tosin: I like going to art studio and beach. 

Helen: Why do you love your job?

Tosin: It’s a passion, challenging but fun.

Helen:  What is the craziest request you have ever had on the job?

Tosin:  When one of my followers asked me to create a vampire look for halloween last year, I don’t have any idea, so I had to look for somewhere to buy a fake canine teeth cause I don’t do special effect makeup but it came out nice at the end.

Helen: What are the major challenges in the  industry? 

Tosin: Pricing and underrate.

Helen: What song always gets you on the dance floor?

Tosin: Duro by Tekno

Helen: How do you unwind after a big event?

Tosin:  Occasionally beach. 

Helen: Describe yourself in two words

Tosin: Humble and down to heart.

Helen:  Best event you’ve been to as a guest?

Tosin: Ovation carol.

Helen: What is your drink of choice at an event?

Tosin: Irish cream or fruit juice.

Helen: A lot of people make mistakes when starting off a business.. Kindly tell us the major steps to take when venturing into makeover business in order to avoid these mistakes. 

Tosin: You have to be determined and focused, expose yourself by attending seminals, master classes, brushup to know what’s trending, make friends with good people, and be humble.

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