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Natural Hair Care Movement Takes Root in Nigeria

In Nigeria, activists and entrepreneurs are promoting natural ways for black women to care for their hair amid concerns that some commonly used products like dyes and relaxers may actually be dangerous and lead to health problems. This may look like a typical hair salon in Abuja. But it’s not.   “We specialize in maintaining and taking care of the natural hair. What the everyday people call the virgin hair, the hair that hasn’t been relaxed, like the hair you were born with,” said...

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