Lifestyle | African hair event renews pride in natural curls
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/18/16, 08:56 am
ABUJA, Nigeria—Boluwatife Okun sat on a plastic chair in a booth lined with African print as one volunteer braided her natural hair into twists. About a year ago, Okun decided to “go natural” after several years of chemically straightening her hair.
“My hair was breaking with relaxers and it didn’t have strength again,” she said.