How to tie head-tie with Nigerian traditional wedding makeup

No Nigerian traditional wedding is ever complete without the perfect head tie known as ‘Gele’ which is our crown as African women. Traditional weddings in Nigeria are elaborate social events with huge number of guests, pageantry and fanfare. Likewise the bridal makeup for traditional weddings are bold, vibrant and dramatic to blend with our vibrant culture and nature.

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Here’s a guide to tying the head tie ‘Gele

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