There are millions of natural hair enthusiasts worldwide and Akwa Ibom ladies are ditching their chemical straightening agents to get in on the trend.
Who is a Naturalista?
A naturalista is someone who wears their hair the way that it naturally grows out of the scalp, this could mean they have curly, wavy or kinky hair.
Here are some lovely naturalistas in Akwa Ibom state:
1) UduakAbasi Idiong
Udy fondly called Hollow heart is a law student who has passion for natural hair. Despite her legal duties she still has time for her nappy natural.
2) Enobong Omon
A bit of a talker, loves natural. She’s not just a naturalista, she’s a cinematographer, a dancer and lover of art.
She’s a student of Zenith University Ghana and Loves styling her natural hair in an exceptional manner
4) Sifon Ikot
She’s a medical student, make up star and a natural hair enthusiast.
Thatnaturalista that drains my hair products, and my time. I do most of her treatment cos I inspired to stay natural. Her hair is just 7months old and its really competing with mine. Well, if I dont nature kid sisters natural, who else will I……..?
5) Uduak Archibong
I call hair natural queen because her hair is a crown.
My favourite baker and natural queen
7) Mary Kay
Mary is a natural hair enthusiast and blogger at Kinkchic.WordPress.com
She’s is a great hair stylist
8) Remarkable Mary
One of the best motivational speaker I know. She’s Remarkable just as her name implies..Remarkable Mary is a student and a public speaker with a motivational speaking prowess, whose passion and work aims towards youth development and nation building.
9) Barr Edidiong,
Edidiong is lawyer and a pro MUA, love music, fashion, art, based in uyo, ?….. Thread slay queen
10) Uty Albert
Shes a naturalista with difference. Her hair attracts not less than 10 compliments in a day.
11) Dr Edediong
Dr Edediong is a medical student and a blogger residing in Atlanta. Dr Eddy is from akwaibom…loves photography which makes her admire the whole concept of art.
Elizabeth is a student, loves the sciences andbelieves her kinks are proof that not everything beautiful has to obey gravity
13) Jewel Onuk
Jewel is a graduate of Covenant University. An upcoming natural hair blogger and has a YouTunechannel. @Julz Onuk. She’s a lover of natural, also recommends products for the hair and treats natural hair.
14) Victoria Victor
A digital media specialist and hair enthusiast who is so passionate about the natural hair and human hair in general. Her Natural hair is her love and pride and she calls it ” My Victorian hair” because it mesmerizes people like Victoria falls. She is the brain behind the brand “Enter-hairment ” a hair writing service that brings ultimate knowledge on hair facts, knowledge and experiences to her fans.
15) Joy Unyimeh Bush
Joy is a natural hair blogger behind this blog. I Love promoting the beauty of natural hair and every experiences that comes along with it. I’m from Akwa Ibom state, a natural hair activist, instructor and a hair stylist!
I was fortunate to meet most of them at the natural hair expo we had in Akwa Ibom State
Exhibition by Zapi botanics Port Harcourt at the expo
Join us as we grow our nappy hair healthy!