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7 Natural Nigerians to Follow on Youtube

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Last week, we featured “6 Natural Afro-Latinas to Follow on Youtube”.  This week, we are showing you 7 natural Nigerian vloggers.  Naija, stand up!

1. NaturallyTemi

NaturallyTemi

NaturallyTemi is Yoruba, which is one of the major tribes in Nigeria.  Her YouTube channel features hair style tutorials and gorgeous makeup looks. You can also find her on instagram: @naturallytemi.

2. Mezecurls

 

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Mezecurls, also Nigerian, is fairly new to YouTube but has numerous videos uploaded already.  She demonstrates how to create unique hair styles and also shares a bit about her natural hair journey.  What’s more?  She was a long-term transitioner – about 3 years!!!  You can find her on Instagram as well: @mezecurls.

3. Geri

Geraldine

Geri is Igbo, which is another major tribe in Nigeria.  You may recognize her from many articles on here and she also was a BGLH Style Icon in 2012.  Her channel covers natural hair care and hair style tutorials.  She also has an informational hair care blog titled Geraldine the Great.

 4. Taiwo

Taiwo

Taiwo is a Yoruba who was born in Italy and now lives in Atlanta, Georgia.  On her YouTube channel, she shares numerous hair style tutorials and a bit on her hair care journey.  She was also a BGLH Style Icon last year.  Below is a quote (from that article) in which she discusses her experience as a natural in middle school and high school:

I was also bullied heavily and multiple peers would come up to me just to taunt me about something dealing with my African background and appearance, including my hair. I also often envied those who were considered to have “pretty hair”—those who appealed to more Eurocentric ideas of beauty. As a result, I would find myself hiding behind weaves, braids, or other types of extensions. But even when I tried to feel my “best”, I never thought that I was being my true self or ever really good enough for me. I really grew tired of how detrimental my thinking was, so in December of 2011 I made a New Year’s Resolution to truly experience the meaning of accepting myself and acknowledge that self-love is the best love. That marked the beginning of my natural hair journey.” – Taiwo

5. JoStylin

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JoStylin, also Nigerian, has been mentioned on here for her gorgeous, long kinky hair.  Her YouTube channel contains tons of useful videos on hair care, many of which I have watched more than once.  She also has a few vlogs on her life in Turkey and her move to Ghana.

6. Ijeoma of KlassyKinks

Ijeoma | KlassyKinks

Next is our very own BGLH contributor, Ijeoma of KlassyKinks.  She is Igbo having been born in Nigeria and raised in the United States.  Her YouTube channel covers many hair-related topics but mostly touches upon hair styles and her own experience as a natural, particularly as a kinky sistah.

7. Chiaka Valentina

ChiakaValentina

Last but not least, is Chiaka, an Igbo born in the United Kingdom.  She shares amazing hair style tutorials – a few of which have been posted in our natural styles series – on her channel.  You can also find more of her looks on Instagram: @chiakavalentina.

Are you subscribed to any other natural Nigerian vloggers? Let us know in the comments below!

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Frohican
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Frohican

Adwoa A. is from Ghana. But the following people are Nigerian,I think:
Bola Cooper, latifatumi, Osa Osula, Nappy Fu, WITJ (Woman In The
Jungle), and I think Nyla Helene. Also bluebells blossoms. She doesn’t have a lot of videos on yt, but she looks to be adding to her collection.

Angela
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Also “Fusion of Cultures” has BEAUTIFUL hair and is a fellow Ghanaian as well 🙂

Ghana star
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Ghana star

This is great. Glad to see my fellow African sisters represented. Can my Ghanaian sisters be next please?

vwlover
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vwlover

Yes!!!! Lol.

ebaiden
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ebaiden

Yess-oh!!

Ms. Vee
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Ms. Vee

Black pride world wide 🙂
Might I add they all look fabulous.

SibongileAmy
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SibongileAmy

I’m just happy that more Africans are being recognized. The tide towards embracing our natural hair is alive and well in Africa and in Zambia, South Africa, Malawi, Tanzania, etc. Vive L’Afrique

Proud Naija Babe
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Proud Naija Babe

Lol, not like we are waiting for anybody’s validation or recognition though. If they want they can recognize us or not, that doesn’t stop us from being there or from progressing, or from being the strong, smart, and great people we are.

Proud Naija Babe.
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Proud Naija Babe.

Yep, that is my Nigeria, full of tough, beautiful women. Naija babes, una correct no be small. Make una carry go, nothing dey happen. So proud to be from the beautiful, strong continent of Africa. God bless my Nigeria, God bless our great Africa!.

Angie
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Angie

Just like I loved the afro latinas segment I love this one too. Matter of fact, i might like it more. Being a Dominican who KNOWS she is a diaspora of Africa, it is comforting to see my Nigerian sisters embrace such beautiful manes…and faces. I’ve learned that many dominicans have Igbu DNA (im running mine soon) and to see faces that look like mine is refreshing. I’m Nigerian at heart.

Cosita
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Cosita

Lovely lovely. Several of my cousins have Nigerian heritage and are naturals. I need to show them this

philo
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philo

I also follow westafricanbaby on youtube and instagram. I loveee her channel. She has inspired me soo much with her hair journey. I love geri and Jo stylin too. they have hair for dayssss. Happy to see my nigerian sisters featured here.

Yemisi
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Yemisi

yeess. naija for life

Nendir
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Nendir

Thanks a lot for this!

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All Gorgeous!

foladisqus
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foladisqus

cool

Side2
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Side2

Proud to see more Nigerian and African Women in the the natural hair community!! But you should try to stay away from calling African groups tribes. Maybe try ethnic groups. No European groups are ever called tribes, just African and Native American.

V.M
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V.M

But… aren’t they tribes? I’m Ghanaian and I’m Ashanti and I tell people that’s my tribe. My parents tell people they are from the Ashanti tribe. Are you African?

Frohican
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Frohican

Same here, I tell people I’m from the Igbo tribe. But I also understand the negative connotations from a Western perspective.

Side2
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Side2

ya both my parents and born and bred Nigerian Igbo. My mom is an africanist and always tells people to stay away from the word tribe since it’s stereotypically people with bones through their noses but I guess on a site like this people would be more educated.

Sweetasbanana
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Sweetasbanana

I know where you’re coming from. But I pretty sure that’s mostly white people. Case in point: I took an uber here in Chicago last week with a white driver and he said exactly what you said about Africans (“people with bones through their noses”). Needless to say I reported him and got a free ride from the company. Even my family in the car who don’t even know much about African cultures knew that was wrong.

V.M
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V.M

I’ve never associated the word tribe with people with bones through their noses. Only someone incredibly ignorant would think that. And to be frank, if people think of that when you say the word “tribe”, they were probably thinking of it already just based off of the fact that you’re African and ignorant folks seem to think we all live in huts or something.
Personally, I love saying I’m from a tribe. But to each his own I guess.

Likewaterforchoc
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Likewaterforchoc

Ok, now I understand where you’re coming from. You eschew the word to protect yourself from the ignorant. Got it. I have Nigerian and Ghanian friends who when explaining their ethnicity have always used the term “tribe” to describe the ethnic group to which they belong. I never associated it with the negative connotation that you speak of, but I get that there are the ill-informed who would do so. I just considered the word tribe to be a descriptor of the ethnic group to which one belongs.

Chinwe
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Chinwe

We call where we’re from “tribes”.

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Chizi Duru
DiscoveringNatural
NaijaBeauty69
and etc…

A
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A

Nigerian women have some of the thickest/most dense hair I have ever seen. *drools* #hairgoals

Olutimehin Adegbeye
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Olutimehin Adegbeye

some of us…*fingers scalpy twists*

A
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A

lol

Ugonna Wosu
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Ugonna Wosu

Yes, I’m one of them, but it can be a pain. However , I know it’s a good thing that many people say they wish they could have!

Jumoke
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Jumoke

Yesss!! Naija babes killing it!! Omo Naija no dey dull!

Dee
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Dee

All of these ladies are so beautiful! Nigeria is on my list of countries to visit someday!!

AfroCapricornette
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AfroCapricornette

Great to know there are many natural Naijans on Youtube. I sub Nyla Helene and Osa Osula and will check out these ladies too. I’ve been hard pressed to find other naturals on Youtube with my texture (kinky Nigerian hair) as even most African-American 4c hair I see is very different from mine most times. I sub Fusion of Cultures too (Brit-Ghanaian) and she’s gorgeous!! Thanks for this Chinwe!

reecie
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reecie

beautifrohair, laitifatumi and anaturalinlondon are also Nigerian

Hadassah Agbaps
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Hadassah Agbaps

Yess!!! Great to see fellow Nigerian naturalistas! Thick, kinky hair is the bombdotcom!

Chinye
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I’ll add Ng’s Evidence. She’s a 4c natural who mainly protective styles.

https://youtu.be/KnjO0VCFrGQ

Adeola @ *The Mane Captain*
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great list Chinwe. Great to see you shine a spotlight on us fellow Nigerian/African Naturals.
http://www.coilsandglory.com

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Claire China Best Wigs

All great video!!!Thanks for your sharing!
http://www.chinabestwigs.com

Miss Opinionated
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Miss Opinionated

Nice to see some fellow Naija sisters. Sadly I don’t have that super thick hair although my sister does. But mine is healthy and I’ve really come to love and appreciate it.

sipomtambo
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sipomtambo

I tried to put a bone in my nose but failed as it always slides out…so now I have a bone in my ear but I look more like an Indian woman from Andapradesh..I guess its better when its young women and men of Euro lineage that rock it with a metal ring in the nose and genitalia that is more acceptable huh…well this Zimbabwean loves being from the Dlamini, Tembo, Dube, Mbizi tribe…Zebra clans…

Happy Boma Goodhead
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Happy Boma Goodhead

these two are new Nigerian YouTubers to checkout.

Flora Twine https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbRMIxSI_t41y7qZ_HmyxkQ

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