Adjoa is the founder, owner and operator of Xceptional Makeup & Beauty as well as XM Cosmetics. She is a qualified make-up artist and beauty specialist with a wealth of experience working with all nationalities and cultures ensuring your beauty is outstandingly defined. She is from Western Africa - Ghana and has lived in New Zealand for over 20 years. Adjoa recently moved to Melbourne, Australia with her family. Adjoa qualified as a make-up artist many years ago with international make-up academy and has since enhanced her knowledge through one on one tutoring with the best beauty educators such as Donna Mee both in New Zealand and over seas.

Adjoa has been involved in events such as Africa's  got talent Victoria, Music videos for musicians both across New Zealand and Australia as well as lead makeup artist for fashion shows and public events.  Secretly, her passion relays in bridal makeup artisty. Adjoa is a specialist at this.

 Adjoa also has a back ground of seeing talents through the eyes of models and individuals who feel they have what it takes to be named the best out of the lot. She has been part of a judging panel at several shows including battle of the babes and miss Hawaii tropics offering her professional opinion based on her many years of experience in the beauty industry as a make-up artist. 

Adjoa brings to her work a great deal of knowledge through self teaching. Her experience and timely ways ensures that your make-up is nothing short of the best in a considerable time frame. Adjoa has created numerous of looks that have had eyes turning and mouth talking positively. She works with you to create a red carpet ready look that perfectly suits your chosen occasion, choice and comfort.  


Adjoa has worked with famously known photographers in New Zealand for projects such as photo shoots and editorials. She has also worked with UK based magazine company -My Trinity Magazine. My Trinity Magazine emphasized success of individuals through teaching and learning for those who wish to take similar ventures. Adjoa has also worked with African's first New Zealand Magazine- Antuake. She has a column as a beauty editor giving advice and demonstrations on what beauty encompasses.

Adjoa's passion and enthusiasm for Make-up & Beauty speaks for it self. She takes pride in her work and ensures that she leaves you with astonishing creations. Bringing out your beauty through make-up artistry is what Adjoa loves to do best. She aims to inspire you, so you too can aspire others. 

Are you ready for that red carpet experience? I know I am...