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Video: Get To Know the Nigerian-American Hair Guru Behind Both Beyoncé's and Solange's Braids

OkayAfrica sat down for a quick chat with Susy Oludele about building her budding hair empire.

Susy Oludele, is the talented hair guru and businesswoman who's responsible for some of your favorite celebrities' stunning braids.


Oludele recently sat down with OkayAfrica to tell us more about her rapidly growing hair empire, which includes her Brooklyn-based salon, Hair by Susy, a vibrant social media following, group events and more.

The energetic stylist also discusses what it's like doing hair for none-other than superstar Beyoncé, Solange, and Zoe Kravitz to name a few. She also gives us the scoop on her future career plans and upcoming projects she's working on.

Oludele is an inspiring creative with an infectious personality! Check out the video below, to learn more about her story and revisit our profile on Oludele from earlier this year, where the artists talks about how radical self-confidence led her to success in the hair industry.


Credits:

Videographer/Editor: Ike Slimster

Produce: Chika Okoli

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Malawians Head Back to Voting Polls in Historic Re-election

Malawians will be casting their votes yet again after the country's Constitutional Court ruled that the May elections of 2019 had been rigged.

Malawians are casting their votes today after the Constitutional Court annulled the results of the May, 2019 elections due to rigging, Aljazeera reports. Judges made the ruling based on evidence presented to them which included tally sheets which had been tampered with using correctional fluid. Malawi is the second African country after Kenya to ever annul a presidential election over irregularities.
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