All About Zaron Cosmetics

Zaron is Africa’s leading cosmetics brand for the woman of colour (WOC) and set for global domination. A brand dedicated to the enhancement of the wellbeing and quality of lives of all people through the development, marketing, distribution and sale of quality lifestyle products. Zaron Cosmetics products are manufactured to international standards and customized to different environmental conditions and for people of colour.

Conceived in Leeds, UK in 2010 and operations beginning in 2011, Zaron Cosmetics has since become the fastest growing colour cosmetics brand in Nigeria and has expanded to other countries in Africa, namely Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Cameroon and counting. The key to Zaron’s success besides her valued sales partners, has been its dedication to deliver quality, value and style to customers in ways that accentuate physical beauty, engender inner satisfaction and self-esteem.

Noncomodogenic & 100% No Harmful Substance

Totally vegan with no animal testing all over the world. Our formulas are also totally free from harmful substances such as phthalates, parabens, nonylphenol ethoxylates, triclosan, triclocarban and hydroquinone and sulfates.

We aspire to contribute to improving the quality of lives of people by developing and distributing quality and affordable lifestyle products that enhance confidence and inner peace.

Top Management


The Zaron Team is built on passion, continuous drive and love for the brand. The team is driven by an unbeatable team effort, the need to constantly innovate and grow while aiming for the top. Here, you are sure to find people who are warm, happy, impactful and always ready to meet your beauty needs.
At Zaron, we are one big FAMILY!!!


Oke Maduewesi

Founder and CEO


A recipient of the City People Nigeria Business woman of the year award (2014)

Mary-Jane Ohobu

General Manager, Operations


She has been actively involved in the growth of the Zaron brand

Chioma Nwakwesi

General Manager, Strategy


Her experience spans advisory, strategy & performance management

Awards & Honours

  • Most Preferred International Cosmetics Brand of the Year 2019 – Kenya Beauty & Cosmetics Award 2019
  • Beauty Brand of the Year 2019 (Zaron Cosmetics) – Africa Choice Award 2019
  • A feature in the YOUWIN! Connect Enterprise Education Book – The Federal ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Nigeria
  • Excellence in Entrepreneurship – The Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning
  • Best Seller Nigerian Makeup Brand 2018 – OGEE30 Awards
  • Award for Most Comfortable Lipstains 2016 (Runner-Up) – Cocoa Swatches
  • Beauty Campaign of the Year 2016 - Genevieve Beauty Awards
  • Product of the Year (Skin, Make-up and Hair)2016- Genevieve Beauty Awards
  • Best Beauty Brand of the Year 2016 – ThisDay Style Awards
  • Africa’s Best Quality Beauty Products Company of the Year 2015 – African Quality Achievement Awards
  • Best Makeup Brand in West Africa 2015 – ECOWAS Fashion Week
  • Best Beauty Brand of the Year 2015 – ThisDay Style Awards
  • Product of the Year 2014 (Zaron Face Definer) – Savvy & Chic Makeup
  • Product of the Year 2013 – City People; Fashion & Beauty Awards
  • Best Makeup Product 2013 – Africa Hair & Makeover Award
  • Beauty Brand of the Year 2013 – ELOY Awards
  • Most Outstanding Beauty Brand 2013 – Glam & Essence Awards
Oke Maduewesi
  • SME CEO of the Year – B2C 2019 – Business Day Awards
  • Inclusion in the Business Day Corporate Confidence Index – Business Day
  • Most Influential Beauty Entrepreneur 2018 – OGEE30 Awards
  • One of the Keynote Speakers at MIT SLOAN Africa Innovate Conference 2017
  • Profiled as one of Africa’s Leading Entrepreneurs 2017- Africa’s Legacy Project (Fox Life)
  • Guest Speaker - GTBank Fashion Weekend MASTERCLASS 2016
  • Award of Distinction for Entrepreneurial Savvy in the Beauty Industry 2015 – TW Magazaine Anniversary Awards
  • Award for Our Lady Who Inspires 2015 – ELOY Awards
  • Business Woman of the Year 2014 (Oke Maduewesi MD/CEO) – City People Magazine New Makeup

The Zaron Team


Learn more about working at Zaron Cosmetics and what career opportunities are available now.
email hr@zaroncosmetics.com