[gallery ids="972,973,974,975,977,976,978,979"] Lagos, Nigeria - March is officially dedicated to Women's History with the theme for 2017 being #BeBoldforChange. We spotlight three female entrepreneurs breaking grounds in the Nigerian beauty industry. Tara Fela-Durotoye, founder of House of Tara, pioneer MUA and educator, "if you start to see more successful business that are playing on a global level, the story of Africa will begin to change." Banke Mashida Lawal, founder of BM Pro, MUA to the stars and make-over extraordinaire, "Nigerian makeup is in a class of its own.Trend changes you can't stay in one spot forever, you have to keep trying to improve." Leslie Okoye, the founder of CookieSkin is on a mission "to redefine the meaning of beauty amongst men and women of African descent by making holistic skincare that doesn't perpetuate the idea that beauty is based on.