A woman is the glory of her man, while her hair is the crown of her glory. Every woman looks more beautiful when her hair is made and gorgeously arranged. When a hair looks great, it adds confidence to the carrier and attracts more attention from the male folks.
While picking out a hairstyle, there are three questions you should ask yourself: Will this hairstyle suit my face? Can I afford it? Will my man love it on me? All of these questions are important but the most important is the last.
After making the most expensive hair that suits the face, the last thing any woman would want is for her man not to like or even notice the hair. If it doesn’t appeal to him, then all the hair parade is as good as a waste of time, effort and resources. Men generally love decent hairstyles, simple, classy, and not so far from the natural.
If you want your boyfriend, fiance or spouse to fall over heels again with you, then consider rocking any of these ten hairstyles the next time you visit a salon.
This is the closest to a natural hairdo any woman can carry. Cornrow makes one look younger, allows air in, and gives the hair ample time to grow. It is cost effective and time effective (both in making and in loosening). No Hausa or Fulani man would love to see his wife or betrothed in a more sophisticated hair than cornrows – he sees you just the way you are.
9. Low Cut
Constant making of hair can have negative effects on the hair – breakage, hair discolouration and in severe cases, stunted growth. Some women sometimes experience headaches due to constant pulling-stress faced by the head/hair. At times, it is advised to take a break and allow air to touch the scalp.
Most models love to rock this hairstyle as it showcases all their unique facial features, leaving no detail uncovered. Celebrities such as Onyeka Onwenu, Chidinma Ekile and Shan George have been on this hairstyle for a while now and it is amazing how well they carry it.
You can never go wrong with braids. Nigerian men love to see braids on their women because it always looks nice, especially when newly made. Braids are a combination of ancient and modern sophistication of the African woman. All you need do is to make your braids with someone whose works are prolific. Also, packing it in different ways gives your face a variety of great looks and reduces the chances of boring your man with a monotonous look.
Known as the Rastafarian signature hair, dreadlocks are loved by men too. It gives the carrier a smart and bold look, and you don’t have to worry about visiting a salon every other weekend. A man like Charlie Boy would most definitely prefer his partner to wear no other hair but dreadlocks.
6. The Bun
This is the conventional wedding look. Bun, whether with natural or artificial hair, makes a woman look innocent and gives her eyes a fish look, which most men find sexy. It is most times used by brides and there are different ways to make it look more attractive. Wearing this hairstyle gives you freedom from hair strands touching your back and neck. And If you have a pretty neck, why not let your spouse see it.
5. Brazilian Hair
You might wonder why Brazilian hair is not number one on this list, as popular as it is. Well, that is the issue: due to its popularity, Brazilian hair has become rampant to the point where almost every girl carrying it portrays the same look.
You wouldn’t want to wear one so often and confuse your man about your identity cos you will be looking like every other girl on the street. If he is the one buying the hair for you, then he definitely will hate it in a way, not because it’s not gorgeous on you, but because it drains his pocket.
4. Ghana Weave
Seven out of every ten girls on the street have Ghana weaves on. It is one of the most popular hairstyles in Nigeria and most men love it. Although it is known to break out the front part of the hair, it will be nice to give your man that look once in a while, so he doesn’t get it outside the car window.
3. Straw Curls
Nigerian women are not naturally blessed with curly hair, but we can always create something out of what we have. Generally, curls look great and it makes one appear young and sassy. The most trendy way of giving your hair a naturally curly look is with Straw curls. This hairstyle made a big come back in late 2012 after leaving the hair scene in the 1990s. It’s a better version of perms and men just love seeing their women having that modern-old school look, once in a while.
Ponytail hair is usually the fastest hair to make and the easiest to maintain. It gives an in-between look and if you have tiny curly hair at the edges of your head it adds to the beauty.
1. Afro-textured Hair
Admit it, men love to see women go natural. This is the one way they can access the possibility of their daughter having good hair too. Aside from that, it is always good to take off your withered hair and grow your Afro-textured hair, this will help it regain its groove before you start applying chemicals again. Afro-textured hair is the latest hair in vogue for most Nigerian women.
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Although it is quite expensive and needs attention to maintain, a good number of women are chopping off their relaxer-damaged hair to start the Afro-hair trip. We have the likes of Nneka, Chimamanda and Asa constantly on this hairstyle and trust me, their men love it on them.