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Wigging it out!

Hi there,
    How has it been? I have been given the all clear and I'm back to blogging! Hurrah for thunder :-)
Its so good to be back. Like I said in my last post I have been protective styling with wigs for a couple of months now and I looove it! Wigs are a fuss free way of keeping my hair protected from, unnecessary manipulation and the elements especially the SUN!! They also give me the opportunity to sport different looks at the drop of a hat. I find that it saves time as I'm done with my hair in less than 5 minutes and its painless too. I also find it super easy to take care of my hair underneath, I just take off the wig and feel my hair if its dry I spritz and seal and that's all.  I prepare my hair for my wigs by cowashing or shampooing (depending on what my hair needs) followed by the LOC method after which  I cornrow my hair. I usually redo my cornrows every Friday or Saturday. Super easy life!! I'll like to share a few of my wigs with you:

My first wig. Its a lace front and I rocked it for a looong time!

my Rihanna wig! (Tried to rotate the photo unsuccessfully)

Channelling my inner Cleopatra at the zoo

A little old fashioned but I love the colour combo :-)

 Hope you enjoyed my modest collection ;-)



  1. Baby, that smile of yours is melts my heart. Hop you've recovered well.

  2. Presently rocking a wig and I can say its the best thing that's happened to my hair this year!
    Its soo easy!
    And I feel a lot free-er. I just come home and take it off and let air into my scalp.
    Its truly refreshing and I'm thinking of buying more wigs.
    I just need to start taking care of my hair.

    Lovely collection you've got.

    1. Thanks doll:-) You are echoing my sentiments! The freedom is truly refreshing

  3. Lovely

  4. Lately, I've been protective styling and i must say that's the way forward. Nice wigs, btw

    1. Thanks.I absolutely adore the convenience. Thanks for stopping by

  5. I never knew you were based in nigeria. Always used to feel that its only blacks abroad that have time for the natural hair wahala. Good going girl! I've been rocking my natural hair for over a year now. I'm going to lock it in dreads for a while. I also have at least 5 wigs and the feeling is awesome. I can sleep properly, play freely and when I'm taking a shower there is nothing like feeling the water on your scalp. Bliss! You've got an awesome blog and keep it up girl!

    1. Haha yes I'm based in Nigeria. The natural hair community in Nigeria is growing every day. True talk about wigs being the bestest :-) the freedom is just amazing. Thanks for stopping by :-)


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