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Photos: Danielle Mbonu's New Hair Braiding Series

In Isi m Ebube (which translates to On my Head Glory), Danielle and her creative team send a message to Nigerian girls & women suggesting a new take on braiding styles.

Danielle Mbonu is a 21-year-old Nigerian-born multi-disciplinary artist. She focuses on photography and has very recently delved into the world of film after doing the creative direction on Naira Marley's music video for "Aye." Danielle has a record of documenting the creative essence of her city: Lagos. Her photos, without failure, display a rich sense of youthful freedom.

On her latest, titled Isi m Ebube (which translates to On my Head Glory), Danielle and her all-Nigerian team send a message to Nigerian girls and women suggesting a new take on braiding styles. With this series, modeled by four stunning ladies in extraordinary hairstyles and, she wants more girls her age to be open to trying new styles regardless of public opinion.

We spoke with Danielle Mbonu about her new series below.

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