[VIDEO] Big Chop with Dabs of Naija Hair Can Grow

May 23, 2017

One of the hallmarks of a natural hair journey is a ‘big chop’. Whether you cut off your relaxed ends immediately or after a transition, it is an important milestone. Dabs of Naija Hair Can Grow and Savvy and Chic salon recently did her big chop and shared it on her YouTube channel. She seems genuinely excited to embark on this journey and encourage people that our hair can grow.

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[VIDEO] Stop Policing My Hair Growth by Whitney Madueke 

May 21, 2017

Whitney has been on her natural hair journey for a number of years. Recently, she started receiving some comments about her hair growth. Basically, people were saying that her hair wasn’t growing fast enough. She took to YouTube to share her thoughts on the matter. Overall, I agree with her sentiment. A hair journey is just that, a journey. Each one of us has a different progression. Not everyone grows…

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My favourite ways to stretch my natural hair

May 18, 2017

Even though I’ve been natural for a few months, one of the major techniques I’ve grown to cherish is stretching my hair. It helps prevent knots and tangles, which makes my hair easy to handle. This is my hair immediately after washing it. If I don’t stretch it, I’ll be dealing with tangles for DAYS. There are TONS of ways to stretch your natural hair including twists, threading, and blow…

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Upcoming Hair and Beauty Events – May 2017

May 2, 2017

There are a few hair and beauty events throughout Nigeria this month. Hopefully, you have a chance to attend one. Namaste Organics Product Party presented by ADEN Beauty Stores (Lagos) – 7 May Yellow Sisi’s Hair Loss Clinic presented by NatMane & Yellow Sisi (Lagos) – 13 – 15 May Ocho Mma presented by Fro Nation (Port Harcourt) – 13 May The Kaduna Makeup Fair presented by PopsConcepts & The…

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[VIDEO] My Hair Story with Rahma

April 27, 2017

The team at Lumo Naturals is back with another Hair Story. This time we hear from Rahma Yelwa-Adedeji, who is a teacher and young mother, about her life and hair journey. It wouldn’t be so weird that they have natural hair because everyone is embracing it. It’s on the street. I like the fact that it’s growing. … More people are open to it. – Rahma I appreciate that Lumo Naturals is…

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[VIDEO] The Versatility of Natural Hair | Bridal Hair Inspiration from Tuke Morgan

Bridal Hair Inspiration from Tuke Morgan
April 13, 2017

Lifestyle blogger, saxophonist, and all-around creative, Tuke Morgan recently started a video series about the versatility of natural hair. In the first video, she shares her hair history and her inspiration for the series. She also shows three bridal hairstyles using Her Given Hair extensions. I really like the concept of the video. It reminds me of those 100 years of beauty videos by The Cut. I look forward to what…

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Naturals in the City 18 – Recap

April 5, 2017

Last Saturday, the eighteenth edition of Naturals in the City (NITC) took place at Cafe Neo | Cre8 in Victoria Island, Lagos. The quarterly healthy lifestyle event is organized by Natural Nigerian, The Kink and I, Ms. Isioma, and Carib Health, Ltd. The theme for this edition was ‘Wholesome Living’. There were speakers, vendors, food, and generally a good time. Unfortunately, I missed the start of the talks. The Glam Catalogue…

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[VIDEO] Hair Porosity Series from Green Beauty Channel

April 3, 2017

What is hair porosity? Hair porosity is a very important (and sometimes confusing) aspect of healthy hair care. The folks at Green Beauty Channel just wrapped up a series all about porosity. The videos discuss the two ends of the porosity spectrum, high and low porosity. They also give practical solutions to deal with your porosity. For example, they recommend limiting indirect heat while deep conditioning if you have high porosity hair….

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[VIDEO] Deola of Omoge Mura shares her simple wash day routine

April 1, 2017

Wash day can be easy or difficult, depending on the person and situation. I’m a sucker for an easy wash routine. The shorter the better. Deola of Omoge Mura recently shared her simple wash day routine on her YouTube channel. I appreciate that she was able to check off the key steps to a great wash day.   PRODUCTS MENTIONED: Beautifully Crafted Hot Oil Treatment UrbanBella Non-Lather Cleanser Cantu Complete…

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[VIDEO] My Hair Story with Yellow Sisi

March 25, 2017

I don’t know about you but I like hearing about different hair journeys. Lumo Naturals started a series on their YouTube channel where various women share details about their natural hair. According to them, My Hair Story focuses on women with natural hair. It seeks to unravel the mystery behind African women and their hair. Each episode will focus on an individual telling the story of her hair. The show is…

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