Susan Eyo Honesty is a native of Cross River State, but born in Lagos, Nigeria. First child with 4 other siblings, she attended Lagos Anglican Girls Grammar School (0Level), Ahmadia College for her (A Level) certificate. She later attended the University of Lagos, where she graduated with a B.A in English. She has built a career as a Journalist, with a reputation for writing and criticizing fashion, amongst several other topical issues. She’s worked at Vintage People, where her career as a journalist started. She left for The News magazine, and then moved to Tempo magazine before joining City People in 1996 and grew to become the Deputy Editor-In-Chief. She worked there for 14 years, right from its inception, until September 2010, when she left to set up GLAM & ESSENCE MAGAZINE in February 2011.
to be a leading lifestyle magazine that celebrates people, life’s goodness and essence.
1. To be among the widest distributed and top selling lifestyle magazines in Nigeria. 2. To establish and host a major awards and honors event that celebrates and rewards people and institutions that are making positive contributions to society. 3. To advance and celebrate women, women’s causes that seek a better deal for women in Nigeria.
Glam & Essence is printed in high quality Art paper world Wide Web: Our website shall widen the readership to a wider audience in Nigeria and resonate not only with Nigerians in the diaspora, but women in other climes. Circulation: Presently, it is distributed in 8 states, and 10 cities in Nigeria, with plans to extend our distribution to the UK, USA, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago. Readership Size: About one million. Monthly Print Run: Monthly Print Run is 10,000 copies. Audience Profile: Our audiences consist of women who are diverse, confident, and naturally beautiful, and quick to respond to emotional truth and real-life experiences as captured by our editorials. It deliberately targets households and women who are still crucial in the buying decision-making process.