When and where were you Born
Cross river state, September 24 11 1984
Celebrities you’ve worked on
Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Solia Bada, Emma Nyra, Simi, Niniola, Seyi Shay, Chioma Chukwuka and several male celebrities
What campaigns have you’ve worked on or tell us some major brands you’ve worked with?
I’ve worked at several fashion weeks including Africa Fashion Week , Lagos Fashion and Design Week [Now Lagos Fashion Week], Arise Fashion Week and GTBank Fashion Weekend.
I’ve also worked on a feature for The New Yorker magazine and lookbooks and features for Ethan and Harriet, Beth Model Nigeria, Fuze TV, Elite Model Look, Biola Alabi Media and Pulse TV.
Pros of being a hair stylist in the movie and TV industry
You worked with such a gorgeous cast. What’s a tip that you use on them that’s easy enough for non-hair stylists to do?
Skip hot showers because hot water will make your hair dry and brittle as it strips the protective oils from your hair. Work with a temperature which is just a bit warmer than your body temperature.
What are the top hair care products you’d recommend to anyone?
Mizani because it suits both natural and processed hair
Common beauty mistakes that women make?
Using products that are too oily for the hair
How long have you been a hair stylist and how did you get your start in the industry?
For 10 years now. Well I got into the industry after working with the manager of Upfront and Personal also known as Fuze TV
Who are some people who have inspired you throughout your career?
My former boss, Sari Ajaj
Most memorable moment from the Lara & the Beat set
The last day of the shoot, it was an emotional roller coaster !
If you weren’t a hair stylist, what else would you do
A makeup artist, guess I was made for show biz
What’s the biggest piece of advice you wish you were told when you were just starting out?
The work you do will affect more that someone’s appearance
What has been the proudest moment in your career thus far?
Working with Namsa Leuba, the photographer for the New Yorker