Queen Chiyedza Chinake wins revamped Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe Pageant. The Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe (BOFZ) 2017 beauty pageant which held today at Zimbali Gardens in the capital, as part of a revamping exercise that will see Black Opal Cosmetics adopt a new name, BLK/OPL. A development the organizers believe will lure more customers across the racial divide. The Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe pageant, hash-tagged #BOFOZ2017 #ALLEYESONME crowned stunning African beauty Queen Chiyedza Chinake the new Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe.
The pageant was previously held at Glamis Arena in Harare before adopting a more intimate Zimbali Gardens. BOFZ project director, Tanaka Ngorora, explained that the company was undergoing a global revamp, and hence chose an upmarket venue in line with the new look and feel of BLK/OPL.
Out of the 12 beauties contesting for the crown to join the rank of previous winners Queen Hazvineyi Chiota, Queen Cynthia Mafumhe, Queen Tendai Farai and Queen Betty Moyo. One emerged winner, melanin queen Chiyedza Chinake, followed up at 449 points was first runner up Queen Hilary Mandibaya and second runner up being Queen Munesu Munawa. The winner is said to walk away with $5000, guest artists at the event included Winky D and DJ Stavo.
Meanwhile, the company, which was established 21 years ago, has introduced new products consisting of a range of lipsticks and (make up) foundations such as the Ultra-Matte foundation powder with a versatile wet and dry formula, pole compact foundation and color spurge lipsticks. Black Opal Cosmetics International director, Dheshan Naidu, said the renaming of the products are meant to lure non-black customers outside Africa.
“We have always believed in the beauty of all cultures and as we grow we continue to strive to create beauty opportunities for everyone and our vision extend across racial and cultural borders around the world,” he said at a press conference.
“Black Opal is exclusive, modern and purposeful. It is not old fashioned, reserved or random, hence, we want to up our game and reach out to as many people as possible. People did not want to be associated with Black Opal, but we want people to see how genuine and original our brand is.”
Congratulations to the newly crowned Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe , Queen Chiyedza Chinake we wish you a fulfilling reign here at oreime.com.