Nana Ama Atsu of Dzidzis
‘DOUBLE CROSS’ is a must watch Ghanaian romantic movie which won two beautiful gongs at the last Ghana Movie Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Make-Up & Hair Styling. The lady behind the makeup and hair styling on the set of the whole project is no other than NANA AMA ATSU of Dzidzis brand.
She is the damsel who invariably brought out the beauty on the faces of the casts that shone in movie. She has worked with a bunch of top notch celebrities and still counting. Her passion in adding that sparkle to turn everything into beauty from the hair to the face has stood her out, even as it did on the night of one of Ghana’s biggest awards events.
With the premiere of this movie coming up in Ghana on the 6th of February, 2015 at the Silverbirds Cinemas both at the Accra and Weija Mall as well as the West Hills Mall; we caught up with the pretty lady to first of congratulate her and also to find out more about her.
Congratulations on your current feat as the Best Make-Up artiste & Hair Stylist. Tell us about yourself because most people don’t know you…they only hear your name
My name is Dzidzor Nana Ama Atsu-Agbomanyi. I’m a graduate from the University of Ghana -2009-2013. B.Sc. Administration (Marketing) but I have a keen interest in beauty therapy. I run a brand called DZIDZIS. This brand mainly deals in Spa, Beauty and Makeup Services. This brand currently runs a day spa which is Dzidzis Spa located at Sakumono. Aside that we offer mobile beauty services which includes Makeup and Hairstyling and it is with this service that we were honoured with an Award at the Ghana Movies Award.
How long have you been doing this?
Doing this came naturally and I feel it’s been long but professionally I will say I have been in the beauty industry for 5 years but the brand DZIDZIS was introduced 2 years ago.
Do you have pleasure and also get money in this choice of passion?
Oh yes! I derive a lot of pleasure in my choice of passion. Adding glamor to the faces of my clients and offering them haven of respite in my day spa brings me a lot of joy. The money comes naturally. I get paid for my work so I think this passion is truly worth giving my
What has the experience being like for you working with top notch celebrities in this line of your career?
It’s been a great experienced. I’ve been humbled to be allowed to offer my services to wonderful and supportive celebrities.
Let’s talk about the recent project you were involve in-DOUBLE CROSS, what was the experience like working on that set?
It was actually a fun and stress free experience. The director, producers, actors and actresses on board made my work fun and easy. They were supportive in every way. I must say that I will love to work with these people again and again.
Some people or celebrities tend to undermine your profession; did you encounter such on this set?
Not at all. They understood the importance of my job, so we had a great time on set. I had a special feeling of teamwork and togetherness was prominent during my work with DOUBLE CROSS.
You have seen the movie, what will you tell fans who haven’t seen it yet as they come out on the 6th of February to expect?
They should expect professionalism in all aspect. It’s not your everyday romantic story but it’s definitely something you are going to get hooked on. When we were on set, everything looked so outstanding and that alone gave me a clear perspective on how the outcome was going to be. I wasn’t too surprised at the finish work. Professionalism was at its play.
Any last word to clients out there in regards to what you do?
A big thank you to my clients for supporting me to this level. We promise to bring you the best services every times. We hold you high esteem because you deserve it.