Livara

December 22, 2022

Program Coordinator

In order to develop her supply chain, Livara (through her mother company Nyowe Ventures) has obtained a gender-based grant to digitize shea farmers, carryout financial literacy and skills development to 100,000 shea farmers. This also adds value to our core principles which include impacting the communities in which we operate. We are therefore looking for an exceptional Program Coordinator who will successfully lead us through this project.
December 14, 2022

Can you Easily Tell Your Hair Type?

The uniqueness and beauty of who we individually are is clearly seen in our features, our skin, our shapes and most prominently in our hair. For many people their hair is their pride and joy. One of the keys to having healthy, strong and long hair is not only the product that you use but first and foremost in knowing your hair type. Knowing your hair type will then guide you on how to properly take care of it. They are overall 4 categories of hair type descriptors and a total of 12 hair types. How well do you know your hair type?
December 14, 2022

How To Identify and Treat Heat Damaged Hair

Many an African person, especially woman, has been conditioned into believing that the best way to manage their hair involves application of heat at some point. The untold story is that this almost always leads to heat damaged hair. If your hairstyling tool of choice involves heat, be it your curling iron, your hot comb, or your hair dryer; you must be familiar with heat damage.
December 14, 2022

How to Take Care of Your Wig

The wig wearing community has steadily become popular and in 2022, 1 in 3 modern women owns at least one wig so it has become extremely imperative to know how to take care of your wig(s). Whether natural or synthetic, wigs are a form of creative expression and they come in different colours, shapes, textures, and designs. This article goes into depth guiding you on how to take care of your wig - synthetic or natural.
December 14, 2022

Cooking with Shea Butter

Did you know you can cook with shea butter? Shea butter is a multipurpose, healthy cooking oil. Shea butter is a fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree. Shea butter is rich in vitamin A, D, E and K and is high in essential fatty oleic, stearic, linoleic and palmitic acids. Shea butter, also known as Women’s Gold in Africa plays a key role in the kitchen.
December 14, 2022

5 Skin Care Mistakes You Are Making

The Ideal Skin is one that has the tiniest pores, an even tone, good complexion and an even texture. Ideally, it is one that has a smooth glassy look. Such skin is not difficult to achieve, however there are several challenges to overcome. That is why we are going to bring to your attention 5 skin care mistakes you are making that are keeping you from achieving the ideal skin.
December 13, 2022

5 Dreadlock Hairstyles you Should Try Out

One of the most intrinsically historic and iconic African hairstyles of all time is dreadlocks. For natural hair dreadlocks are considered to be one of the best protective hairstyles because they do not require any chemicals to create. They are also the best for hair growth. Dreadlocks help the hair retain moisture, and don’t put too much stress on the scalp.
December 13, 2022

Dangers of Relaxing Hair

There is a theory which started almost a hundred years ago that "straightened hair makes African people look better, more presentable and that it makes hair easier to manage." That theory left out a lot of loopholes many of which recent studies have shown that hair relaxers are a big trigger for several uterine cancer and others, among black women. Black women should be worried about the dangers of relaxing hair and the real risk that it is.
December 13, 2022

A Short Tutorial on How to Lay Your Edges.

After you hair has been styled and you're looking way more awesome than you did before, the cherry on the cake would then be for you to make sure that your overall hairstyle is crisp and refined. There's no better way to pull that off than to lay your edges! That is why we bring you this short tutorial on how to lay your edges.
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