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10 Gorgeous African Celebrities Who Wear Wigs with Class

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What’s the number one wardrobe staple every woman has? Maybe a pair of jeans, a white tee, earrings, or sexy lingerie. They all count. But something else has been added to the list. And that’s a beautiful wig.

Wigs have become a must-have piece for every woman, including your favorite celebrities. Gone are the days when wearing a wig brought ridiculous stares from passersby. Nowadays, even if your hair piece falls from your head, you can pick it up, wear it back, and be sure nobody gave you weird glances.

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Whether off or on camera, celebrities rock wigs like never before. And if you’ve been looking for inspiration on how to wear your wig like a big name, you’ll find the gorgeous celebrities who wear wigs in this post. Save their pictures too. They just may inspire your next wig.

Why Your Favorite Celebrities Wear Wigs

Wigs are flexible and hassle-free. You can wear them anytime, any day. They help to switch up your look in the shortest time possible. And celebrities wear them for several reasons.

For one, a wig completes a celebrity’s outfit. It helps them exude class especially when they’re having a bad hair day. It gets them into character when in front of the camera whether on set, in a music video, concert, or in social media photos. 

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Wigs also fit into their busy schedules. They need not spend long hours with their hair stylists when they can easily grab on their wigs and get going.

This hair accessory always keeps celebrities beautiful for their fans. Moreover, they’re protective hairstyles that keep the hair safe from external manipulation.

Top African celebrities who Rock Wigs

  1. Tiwa Savage
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Tiwa Savage

This music goddess isn’t just a gorgeous beauty. She has a high taste for wigs that suit every aspect of her outfit.

Tiwa wears a wig when she’s on a trip, on stage, or on set. Dark-colored sleek wigs seem to be her favorite. From human hair lace front wigs to bone straight, curls, pixie cuts, and even braided wigs, Tiwa rocks them enviably.

2. Nadia Buari

Nadia Buari

Nadia Buari

Nadia’s natural hair is quite long. But when she needs to switch up her look, wigs are her go-to.

The beautiful actress rocks them in different colors. However, brown and black seem to be her regular. 

3. Jackie Appiah

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Jackie Appiah is always lovely whenever she wears a wig. She switches between ombre to dark-colored wigs, blunt cuts, and other styles.

4. Nancy Isime

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Nancy Isime

Nancy’s signature hairstyle is her blonde-colored low cut. She rocks it in almost all her photos on the Internet and even during her TV show.

But as usual, when it’s time to look different, maybe for a movie role or whenever she feels like it, her wigs come to the rescue.

5. Wema Sepetu

Wema Sepetu

Wema Sepetu

Wema rocks different types of wigs and she looks gorgeous in them. Whether it’s a pixie cut, blonde, dark, or sleek wig, Wema always gives off a priceless look whenever she wears a wig.

6. Vanessa Mdee

Vanessa Mdee

Vanessa Mdee

Vanessa is another gorgeous African celebrity who loves to wear wigs. Like Tiwa, she loves them sleek, straight, or wavy. She also goes beyond dark-colored wigs to brown and any other color or style that suits her taste.

7. Juliet Ibrahim

Juliet Ibrahim

Juliet Ibrahim

Juliet loves wigs and she dons them with pride. She never sticks to a particular color or style. This minute she’s wearing a sleek black wig, the next she’s in a blonde bob wig.

She sure loves good wigs and like other black celebrities who wear wigs, Juliet never fails to invest in them.

 

8. Ini Edo

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Ini Edo

Ini Edo loves wigs and it’s no understatement. She always adds a wig to complement her chic fashion taste whether on a movie set, while attending an event, or when she wants to bless her fans with beautiful pictures on social media.

9. Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade

Mama Africa, as she’s fondly called, also wears wigs. But unlike other celebrities who wear wigs, Yemi’s go-to wigs aren’t always human hair weaves. 

She wears braided wigs and other African hairdos more often because they align with her Afrocentric personal brand.

If you too are a lover of Afrocentrism, you can take cues from her.

10. Lupita Nyong’o

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Lupita Nyong’o

Like Yemi Alade, Lupita is also an epitome of true afrocentric beauty. She loves to rock her natural hair and she does it with pride. She’s also a super fan of African hairstyles and wears them more often than any other coiffure. 

But tell you what, Lupita wears wigs too. Although once in a blue moon, she does. And they give off the afrocentric vibe still.

How to Wear Your Wig Like a Celebrity

These days, there’s almost no woman who doesn’t have at least one wig. Celebrities are no exception. Many black celebrities wear wigs more often than they braid their hair. 

Let’s agree: Going to the salon every week can be tiring. And when you have a busy schedule as stars do, your best bet would be something easy and fun.

Wigs are more common among women of color and stars have become the mainstream tool for marketing them. From award shows to photoshoots, movie scenes, music videos, and concerts, we see these stars wear wigs almost every day.

To create an iconic celebrity look while wearing a wig, you first need to get a good wig. If human hair weaves are your choice, Xrs Beauty is one online wig store where you can get your straight, curly, bob, lace front wigs, and every other trendy weave you want.

Getting a good wig is one. You also need to know how to wear your wigs, take care of them, style them, and combine them with befitting outfits too.

That’s what makes the celebrities who wear wigs stand out.

Besides the celebs mentioned in this post, many other female African stars wear wigs. You just have to follow them on Instagram and save any of their images that catch your fancy. Do this and all you’ve learned in this post so when you get your hairpiece, you’ll look as though you’re one of the celebrities who wear wigs. 

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Best popular summer fashion trends 2022

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A blend of invigorated works of art and striking new top picks are well known for the current year. Conventional gems like pearls and gold hoops get an update and make through motivate you. A portion of these are the reestablished staples, and others make for the strong style individual. These are the most recent extra patterns spotted at Spring/Summer 2022 Fashion Weeks.

Quality sunglasses:

As well as safeguarding your health, wearing sunglasses assists you with seeing better in light. Select cat-eye SL 214 Kate sunnies by YSL for the best sunglasses experience.

They cut down on glare and work on the varieties and differences of your view, so you can more readily take in your open-air environmental elements or drive all the more securely. Indeed, even on overcast days, wearing sunglasses while driving can work on your vision.

It cut down on glare. Assuming you’re out fishing through driving. You’ll likewise have the option to see past the outer layer of water. It’s all the more effectively without that brilliant, intelligent glare.

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The easy and snazzy adornment just got a redesign this season. This blend of a fascinator and cap is incredible for a custom-fitted group, for example, a sundress or belted shirt dress. Keep the outline of your outfit and gems insignificant to underscore the Strong headwear. To shake the seem to be a genuine Parisian, put it on the head, covering the majority of your brow, and an inch behind your ears. Pull one side down. So it sits on a slant.

The easy and snazzy adornment just got a redesign this season. This mix of a fascinator and cap is phenomenal for a custom-made group, for example, a sundress or belted shirt dress. Keep the outline of your outfit and adornments negligible to underscore the headwear. To shake the seem to be a genuine Parisian, put it on the head, covering the majority of your brow, and an inch behind your ears.

Layered Double Chain Necklaces:

To the extent that gems go, you can never have sufficient chain pieces of jewel. It has to turn into a staple for each style. It’s not moving this season. This year, we’re layering different chains over one another to make a multi-layered and stylish look. Utilizing shifting lengths will make the deception of a more extended neck. It looks perfect with a plunging neck area. Adding two of a similar plan can add a troublemaker contact to any troupe. It is an exemplary piece of gems. You will be wearing it for quite a long time in the future.

Thick High Heel Boots:

Like clockwork, stout shoes take the front seat. This season, we’re putting a cutting edge twisting on the famous ’60s and ’70s stages. From lower leg length to something over the knee, it is a pattern that will clear the style scene. There are so many ways you can wear footwear. Add an overcoat, a midi skirt, or a small-scale dress to grandstand your pins and these intense boots.

 

 

 

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Charity Meets Fashion for Ghana’s Health – UKGCC Raises Funds For UGMC With 1st Royal Ascot Ladies Day Commemoration In Ghana

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The UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC), a member- based trade association that promotes bilateral trade between the UK and Ghana, has raised funds to support the establishment of a clinical trials unit at the University of Ghana Medical Centre. The UKGCC raised the funds while commemorating the first Royal Ascot Ladies Day Event in Ghana at the Polo Court Gardens, Accra.

Ascot, one of Britain’s most well-known racecourses, holds a special week of races in June each year called the Royal Ascot, attended by Her Majesty the Queen. This week has become Britain’s most popular race meeting, welcoming over 300,000 visitors all dressed in their finest attire.IMG 20220622 WA0015

The UKGCC’s version of the Ladies Day , co-hosted by Ace presenter and radio and Television personality, Nathaniel Attoh, and Ghanaian actress, Sika Osei, paid homage to this iconic British tradition.

As a charity fundraiser, all proceeds from ticket and raffle sales will be donated to the UNIVERSITY OF GHANA MEDICAL CENTRE (UGMC) MEDICAL AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH CENTRE (MSRC) FUND RAISING COMMITTEE.

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Executive Director of the UKGCC, Adjoba Kyiamah, remarked that “The UGMC MSRC was chosen because given the backdrop of the recent global pandemic, now more than ever, we need more clinical trials in our country to help identify the best treatment for diseases in our environment. The UGMC’s work, in undertaking research, will discover new treatments, methods and procedures to improve the health status of Ghanaians, Africans and the world and so we must support their efforts.”IMG 20220622 WA0014

Dr. Chris Owoo, Clinical Lead, Ghana Infectious Disease Centre, Ga East and member of the UGMC MSRC Board, expressed gratitude to the UKGCC for organising the charity fundraiser and added that as the first purpose built clinical trials centre in Ghana, the unit will research both foreign and locally manufactured (including plant-based) drugs.

“The opportunity to invest in the health of our present and our future population is now and what we do at the moment will determine where we will be when we have another pandemic or other disease conditions that continue to plague us”.IMG 20220622 WA0010

He appealed to other organisations and individuals to support the establishment of the centre, slated to be completed by the end of this year, and drive the change the country needs.

The 1st Royal Ascot Ladies Day Experience in Ghana concluded on a high note with memorable highlights that included

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Chalé Socks ‘Athletics Collection’ Designed for People with Active Lifestyle

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The new Chalé Socks Athletics Collection is an active wear range carefully designed for people with active lifestyles.

 

The pieces seek to capture the competitive spirit of Africa into an active wear piece and provides an alternative to already established and well-known brands.

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Chalé Athletics is made up of three pieces, the MaskMan X, Chalé WVS and Chalé WVS ankle socks and with plans to introduce new designs seasonally. MaskMan X comes in yellow and black while the Chalé WVS waves comes in black and off-white. The ankle comes in off-white, beige, black colours.

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With seamless and quality ribbed knit design, the Athletics collection promises to provide and make all who wear it enjoy comfort, unmatched style, and optimum all-round performance.

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Kurtis Kudjo, Designer and Co-founder at Chalé Socks shared that “it is our intention to compete in the global market of athletic socks and we are making a bold statement with the launch of our Athletics Collection.”

Every piece in the Chalé Athletics Collection is composed of 75% cotton, 20% polyester, 5% spandex and features Signature WVS insignia print to the side/Signature MASKMAN™ X insignia embroidery, CHALÉ logo print to the side.IMG 7807

Chalé Socks is a Ghanaian brand offering culturally inspired socks while telling stories of strong African heritage. The brand is inspired by the creative exploits of the people of Agotime-Kpetoe, a weaving community in the Volta region of Ghana. Chalé Socks are made for people who not only choose to walk or run their own path but are also willing to ensure others have the opportunity to do the same.IMG 7788

Every purchase of a Chalé Socks goes to support the brand’s “OneChalé Project “ which gives back to children in creative but underprivileged communities.

Products of Chalé Socks can be purchased via website www.chalesocks.com and also stocked in Ghana at LokkoHouse, Wild Gecko, Naya by Africa and The Lotte. In South Africa at AfricaRise, in Germany: Akuas Family, AfroSchick, USA: Adorn Me Africa, IndigoStyle Barbados: Afro.disiak.

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Contact: +233 302906839 WhatsApp: +233 558738540 Instagram: @chalesocks

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Hamamat Montia is pregnant with baby number 3

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Former Beauty Queen and entrepreneur, Hamamat Montia has shared news of her pregnancy. (more…)

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Nana Kofi Asihene Is Hitting His Stride

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It would be impossible to tell the story of Nana Kofi Asihene’s career without moving across multiple mediums. As a designer, filmmaker, and creative director Asihene’s influence on the creative industry is impressively multi-faceted. But to hear him tell it, the journey has only just began and the only way is up.

Nana Kofi Asihene’s love for fashion and the creative field started very early when he would either go to the library in Accra Central and read old fashion and style magazines or buy them from the back stalls of the Odorna Station in Circle. Perusing those pages gave him an eye for the arts. His foray into creating was nurtured while studying Visual Arts in Accra Academy and the creative process crystallised while getting a Diploma in Fine Art from the Ultimate School of Art.

The arts gets a bad rap in Ghana, however, coming from a family of creatives like Theodosia Okoh and T-Michael, Nana Asihene always knew what was possible with art.

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He spent the following years getting a degree in Textiles from KNUST and setting himself up for a career as a fashion designer. He won the British Council International Young Fashion Entrepreneur and was a finalist at the Redds Fashion Design Awards. He apprenticed for Jimi Delaja Couture and started his own fashion line. His young fashion line would set him in the path of the late Kofi Ansah who became a mentor.

Then came the pivot into the visual medium. As a student in KNUST, he had dabbled in making music videos. Therefore, it became easy to direct music videos for musicians who needed them. He helped shape the music video industry in Ghana.

In the last decade, he formed NKACC, a brands and communication company, where he is the Creative Director and Lead Consultant. He has worked with brands such as Tullow Oil, Old Mutual, Dalex Swift, Vodafone Ghana, KFC Ghana among others.

To talk to Asihene is to have a conversation about film, photography, business strategy, and fashion. The depth of his knowledge and experience is an unending well. He has helped shape a lot of businesses’ brand identity, creative culture, advertising campaigns and brand communication goals. Gaining an MBA adds another layer to the knowledge he dispenses.

Exploring where he wanted to go, he created the Nana Asihene Design Studio. This is the product design studio, that focuses on user centric design, African craftsmanship and aesthetics. The ethos is rooted in the essential characteristic of African art being both aesthetic and functional

Having 20 years experience in any industry is not a cake walk. However, for Asihene this is the time to build and harness all those years of experience to position him as a creative consultant who helps brands and organisations build strong emotional connections with their audience through strategic creative communication.

This is a full circle moment for Asihene as he gets ready to launch his new collection. It is only right for him to enter into his new era paying homage to his first love, fashion. His attention to detail is evident in this collection. The clothes by their very nature are not at all timid; they are simple in cut but not in impact.

“When you’re a perfectionist like I am, no matter what you do, you never really feel satisfied or that it was perfect enough,” he says. “That’s one of the things that drives me, I always feel there is something more to do”

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Larry Jay makes debut international catwalk showcase in Switzerland

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With a few new pieces added to the recently launched ‘Soyayya – “Love” – Collection’, master craftsman, Jafaru Mohammed of Larry Jay, made a strong showing at the Fashion Trunk Show during the African Fashion Night event held at the Kunsthaus Zürich, an art museum in Zürich, Switzerland a couple of weeks ago.

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Presented in bold orange and blues, Larry Jay’s unisex outfits, mostly created using Northern fugu fabric, elicited much applause from the eclectic audience during the catwalk show.

Photos by Stefan Heesch, Nordfriisk Photography

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