R&R Luxury was announced as the winner of the ‘Best Skincare Product’ category for its bestselling Lemongrass
Shea Oil in this year’s Ghana Makeup Awards.
The brand’s CEO/Founder, Valerie Obaze, was presented with the award at the 2nd edition of the Ghana Makeup Awards at a ceremony which took place at Kempinski Hotel in Accra last weekend.
The awards recognise the best brands and beauty entrepreneurs in Ghana, who were voted for by the public.
The awards were held as part of a week-long celebration dubbed ‘Makeup & Beauty Week’ which was put on to
highlight the economic impact of the Ghanaian and African Makeup and Beauty industries.
As part of the week-long celebrations, R&R Luxury also exhibited at the ‘Africa Makeup & Beauty Fair’ which took place at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel.
“It’s a great honour to have won the Best Skincare Product in this year’s Ghana Makeup Awards. I would like to say a quick thank you to Rebecca Donkor, the founder of Makeup Ghana, for creating this amazing platform which recognises beauty entrepreneurs across Africa. After almost 8 years in this industry, it feels great to pick up R&R’s first award in my hometown Accra! I’m personally grateful to be given this opportunity,” stated VALERIE OBAZE, FOUNDER & CEO – R&R LUXURY.
“I, and the whole of team R&R, wish to dedicate this award to the amazing, STRONG, beautiful women in the rural
North of Ghana who work from sunrise to sunset processing the wonderful ingredients we use in our products. Without them, we couldn’t do what we do.”
As well as being named the ‘Best Skincare Product’ in the Ghana Makeup Awards, R&R Luxury’s popular Lemongrass Shea Oil has also been shortlisted as a finalist in this year’s Pure Beauty Global Awards in the ‘Best New Ethnic Product’ category.
The luxury beauty brand also won the Genevieve Magazine Beauty Award for ‘Best Natural Product’ in 2016.
About R&R Luxury
R&R is a luxury beauty brand founded on the philosophy of transforming one of nature’s purest and richest gift – Shea – into the most enriching beauty products.
Founded by Beauty Entrepreneur Valerie Obaze in 2010, just after the birth of her daughter Rebecca Rose from whom the brand takes its name, R&R has since garnered international recognition in the world of luxury beauty and has won an award for the excellence of it’s range of beauty products.
The brand was heralded as an ‘African Skincare Trailblazer’ by Forbes and was recognised by Elle Magazine as a ‘beauty brand to watch.
Each R&R product is an invitation to a voyage of discovery of the most beautiful versions of ourselves through the immearsurable benefits of Shea and other natural ingredients that make up nature’s gift to Africa and Africa’s gift to the world.