Happy New Month!
I greet you my person. Thank you for taking time to stop by here.
Here’s one for my Nappy sisters in Naija. I know say my people no dey carry last. The rate at which Nigerian women are returning natural these days is astonishing! Choi! After African-American Women I think we are the second fastest returning Natural. According to google analytics at least. I must say my soul is very glad 🙂
From transitioning to the Big Chopping. There are countless of Natural Hair friendly Proudly Nigerian (and international) products available at the tips of our fingers!! We just have to know where to look. The Politics and the Economy must also let us be great 🙁 We shall overcome.
There are also many online services available to buy Natural Hair friendly products. All the products listed below can also be found and bought online. We must beware the fake products, you know how these things go. Do proper research of your products before you decide to buy. Also let this post be your guide Ingredients to avoid in your natural hair products.
I have teamed up with two awesome Nigerian based Natural Hair Bloggers: IgboCurls and NaturalNimi to bring you 5 Natural Hair products you can find in stores and are great for keeping our kinks nourished. Make sure to follow their blogs for #Hairspiration and more Natural Hair Tips.
1. Beautiful Textures Moisture Butter
NaturalNimi says: Some time ago I received a sample of this product, but I didn’t use it on my hair till one month ago. This product is the bomb! It’s great for use when your hair needs moisture, but you’re not ready to deal with shrinkage.
Where to buy: Payworth Supermarket(ikeja), Casabella Beauty Store(Lekki) (in major shopping malls in Lagos) Price: N1500
2. A’AKUBA Naturals pure coconut oil
IgboCurls says: A’AKUBA Naturals makes pure coconut oil (made in Nigeria)and makes Beard Oil & Pomade for men. It’s really moisturizing and gives beards a healthy look.
Where to buy: RR11 Junction Road, Kaduna, Nigeria. Phone No. 07030892422 Price: N3500
3. Cantu Shea Butter Leave In Conditioning Repair Cream
NaturalNimi says: I loooooooooooove my Cantu leave in!!! And I recommend it to anyone in need of a leave in conditioner. It keeps my 4c hair super soft and moisturized. I use this as the cream in my LOC moisturizing routine.
Where to buy: Payworth Supermarket(Ikeja), Casabella Beauty Store (in major shopping malls in Lagos) Average Price: N2500
Thank heavens for Cantu saving lives everywhere!! Cant wait to actually try it! Super stoked they are available in Nigeria as well! Yaaassssss!
4. Midasnaturals Detangling Co-wash
IgboCurls says: It is a bit pricey but more information can be found on their Instagram page. Midasnaturals/Brazencurls
Where to Buy: Midas Natural Shop S10B, The Shoppes On Market Road, Plot 7, Akiogun Road, New Oniru Market Lagos. Price range: N1000- 3500
Lots of great reveiws about Midas Natural Products. Keeping my eye on em.
5. Natural Nigerian Flaxseed Pudding
IgboCurls says: I’ve tried it on a clients hair and it responded well to it. I certainly recommend. Where to buy: Yellow Sisi Salons (Lagos, Abuja,portharcourt) Price: N2200-4200
So there you have it! 5 Nappy Friendly Natural Hair products you can find in stores and Natural Hair Salons in Nigeria. For more information on Natural Hair Salons/stores where you can buy natural hair products in Lagos, check out this post from NaijaSingleGirl Where to buy Natural Hair products in Lagos.
What Natural Hair Products does your hair love and where do you find them? Share with us in the comments and be sure to Share this post. Someone out there is staring their journey today and needs to know! Help a Natural sista out !
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