Nigerians mint money from hair business | Nigeria News | Al Jazeera

Nigerians mint money from hair business

Huge demand for extensions, weaves and wigs is making the hair industry one of the fastest growing ones in Africa.

    Some Nigerian women are helping turn their country's beauty business into one of the fastest growing industries in Africa.

    There is a booming demand for their product - hair pieces - whether its braids, weave-ons, and wigs.

    Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Lagos.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    The State of Lebanon

    The State of Lebanon

    Amid deepening regional rivalries what does the future hold for Lebanon's long established political dynasties?

    Exploited, hated, killed: The lives of African fruit pickers

    Exploited, hated, killed: Italy's African fruit pickers

    Thousands of Africans pick fruit and vegetables for a pittance as supermarkets profit, and face violent abuse.