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Where to Get Natural Hair Products and Skincare Products in Nigeria


If you’re looking for where to buy Natural hair products in Nigeria you must agree that getting quality natural hair and skincare products here can be quite a daunting task.

I have bought terrible coconut oil several times and paid dearly for it. So at Bellafricana, we have identified this need and we want to make it easier for people to get the best quality henceforth.

Did I hear you say; “Yippee the days of wondering where to get quality natural hair and skincare products are over!”?

Yes beautiful people, they surely are!

So come on let’s look at these places with all the trusted natural hair and skincare goodies in Nigeria.

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Give Your Home A MitiMeth Makeover

Early this year, I visited an Ibibio family home and was completely blown away by their home décor.  They had really cool wicker furniture, which gave their living room a certain traditional essence.

After my visit, I kept wishing I could get some hand crafted furniture for my home too. Then a friend told me I can get some in the local markets.

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Creative Christmas Gifts Ideas

Christmas season is here again, what Christmas Gifts are you getting for your loved ones? You don’t know yet? Alright then, Bellafricana is here to the rescue *wink*

Christmas comes to bless the earth. It is a time for everybody to be happy and merry. But what makes this season more special to us all, are the type of gifts we give and get.

So we have drawn up a list of really creative Christmas gifts ideas for you to wow your loved ones. And hey, you can even decide to surprise your enemies with a yummy package for the festive season, spread the love to all men! Christ is born!!…

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BBC’s 100 Women List 2016: Funke Bucknor Obruthe And Omotade Alalade Makes List

Funke Bucknor Obruthe and Omotade Alalade made history on Monday, 21st of November 2016 as they made The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)’s list of inspirational and influential women for 2016.

100 women from different walks of life and different origin were listed in BBC’s 100 Women 2016 list. This is the corporation’s way of celebrating the works of inspirational and influential women from across the world….

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The Bold of Art: Chief Nike Okundaye Davies

My first encounter with Chief (Mrs.) Nike Okundaye Davies was when I visited her Art Gallery at Ikate Elegushi roundabout Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos, Nigeria. She is a very lovely and amiable person and I am glad to do this write up on her.

Several years ago I saw a road sign saying “Nike Art”, on my way to my neighbour’s wedding. I think that was my first time of being awake while passing through Lekki-Epe expressway.

My name is Nike and I love art and every form it is presented in. So you can imagine how fast my attention was piqued when I saw this sign. That sign remained in my memory for a long time….

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All Roads Lead to the Most Anticipated Fashion Industry Event in Africa

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On Sunday December 11, 2016 all roads lead to the highly anticipated fashion industry event. Nigeria’s Largest Financial Institution, First Bank of Nigeria is a Solid Gold Sponsor of the 2nd edition of the semi-annual fashion sales and exhibition event tagged Cocktails and Dresses: The Largest Gathering of Made in Africa’s Best taking place in the Fashion Capital of Africa-Lagos this December….

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Yuletide Bazaar: The Lagos Yard Sale Returns

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The Lagos Yard Sale (LYS) is back this December with the most amazing discount event in the city. It is called the Yuletide Bazaar and registration is ongoing.

The Yuletide Bazaar wil be holding on Sunday, 18th December 2016 at The Fountain School, Alhaji Animashaun Street, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria. The bazaar opens from 12pm and will run till 7pm….

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Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award 2016

Nigerian entrepreneurs are fast becoming the backbone of the country’s economy and it is only befitting to acknowledge their bravery and shrewd business acumen.

To this end, an awards organization was set up to celebrate the magnanimous work of the outstanding ones among Nigerian entrepreneurs. This event is thus termed The Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award (NEA)….

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Highlights from Chevron Bazaar 2016 December Edition

Hello beautiful people, last weekend we partook in the 2nd and final Chevron Bazaar for the year 2016. The Chevron bazaar holds twice every year showcasing Afrocentric products from around Africa.

In this December edition, we represented several of our Bellafricana Verified business owners by displaying their products. There were so many beautiful and creative artisans present at the bazaar that had quite a lot of interesting works to display.

Come along! Let’s hold your hands and take you on a tour round the bazaar. Share the experience through our eyes (pictures)….

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Join over hundred Exhibitors at The MIN Conference and Exhibition 2016.

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The Made in Nigeria Conference & Exhibition is set to host Nigeria’s biggest exposition for SMEs, start-ups, home grown businesses, Entrepreneurs and Corporate Nigeria.

The Made in Nigeria Project, organisers of the Conference & Exhibition in a statement said; “The Made in Nigeria Conference & Exhibition will pragmatically address Government’s role in the development and support of Entrepreneurs, access to finance, taxation, ease of doing business, and human capital development for small and medium scale enterprises…

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The Connect Nigeria Business Mixer

This month’s edition of the Connect Nigeria Business Mixer is almost upon us.

The Connect Nigeria Business Mixer is an event which gives business men and women the opportunity to build business relationships and grow their useful contacts base. It brings together people from diverse business backgrounds and involvements, and gives them the free space to meet up, interact and forge mutually beneficial ties…

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Possibilities Made In Nigeria

The Made In Nigeria Project, organisers of the Made In Nigeria Conference & Exhibition have officially announced the third edition of the ‎annual event, which is slated to hold in Lagos at the Landmark Centre, on November 29th 2016 with the theme; Possibilities Made In Nigeria – A re-direction towards Economic growth, SME advancement, and National Transformation.

The one day Conference & Exhibition is aimed at re-defining narratives about Nigeria’s current Economic challenges as the debate on socio-economic growth, SME advancement, national aspiration towards self sufficiency, job creation & employment, diversification,  and many other sensitive topics is one which is rather sporadic but, short lived on the lips of the debaters….

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Refiners Schools Hosts Green Fingers Day and Science Fair

The Green Fingers Club of REFINERS SCHOOLS wishes to invite you to its ANNUAL GREEN FINGERS DAY & SCIENCE FAIR. This will be held within the school premises on Thursday, 17th November 2016 by 8:30 a.m. prompt.

The Refiners Schools is located at No. 9, Emmanuel Iroabuchi Street, Sangotedo Lagos. Behind Golden Park Estate, Sangotedo, Lekki- Epe Expressway, Lagos Nigeria.

The Green Fingers club was set up by Nature Enthusiasts and inaugurated by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) on the 4TH of November 2012. It was set up to give children the opportunity to come face to face with Nature and the issues surrounding our protecting and preserving the environment. Children acquire knowledge, which are of tremendous benefit to their academics, social and moral areas of life…

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The History Of Adire Textile

Adire textile, pronounced as Ah-DEE-reh is an age old indigo die textile indigenous to the Yoruba tribe of the Southwestern Nigeria. This textile is rich in beauty and culture as much as it has a rich history.

In this post, you will learn about the history of the Àdìre textile and follow its’ progression through time. How did the textile come about, where was it first made, who wore it first, how did it travel to other tribes and countries, where it is on the global sphere?

Yes, we had all these questions and more and knew many people out there too must have pondered on this also.  To answer some of these questions, we at Bellafricana have done an extensive research on the subject to share the knowledge with the world. Let’s read on…

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Lagos International Trade Fair 2016

The 2016 Lagos International Trade Fair is organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry. This edition of the international trade fair also celebrates the 30th anniversary of the fair.

The Fair which is staged with the support and co-operation of the Federal and the State Governments covers all aspects of business and economic activities in Nigeria. It offers a unique exposition for manufacturers, suppliers, buyers and users of a wide range of goods and services as well as opportunities for investment and trade promotion.

The theme for 2016 editon is: “Positioning The Nigerian Economy For Diversification and Sustainable Growth”…

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