Not more than 15 existing stylists and aspiring young Nigerians hair stylers recently graduated from a 7-week course in bridal styling organised by the country’s fastest growing hair premium brand, Lush Hair under its academy.
The graduands having satisfied all the necessary requirements will major in the profession of bridal styling.
Earlier in the year Lush Hair officially launched its hairstyling academy to train both existing stylists and aspiring Nigerian youth who signified interest in professional hair making and styling in general.
The graduation ceremony took place at the academy office in Surulere, Lagos State and was attended by stylists and Lush Hair staff and a surprise appearance of one of the brand Ambassadors – Denrele Edun to excite the graduates.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony, Ritambhara Kakkar, Lush Hair Brand Ambassador, “Today, we joyfully celebrate with our very first set of graduates of the Lush Hair Academy who have shown dedication and passion right from the commencement of the program, now they have become professional bridal stylists and we can’t be prouder.
“We cannot contain our pride as what started off as an ordinary pea of idea has steadily metamorphosed into a life-changing project for Nigerian youth who have chosen a path in hairstyling. Loads of entries were received, 15 students followed through, it clearly shows dedication and hard work on their part, so we celebrate every one of them. We are most confident that they will excel out there as they have learned from the best hands in the industry.”
The graduands were formally presented with certificates in bridal styling and a parting gift from the Lush brand to start off their businesses.
Also speaking was Tobiloba Ogunbiyi, CEO – Tobbies Touch, the celebrity hairstylist who coached them from the basics through to completion.
“Congratulations to all our students who benefited from first-ever Lush Hair Academic scholarship. You should feel very proud finding yourselves at the starting point of this glorious adventure and we have no doubt that you will excel beyond expectations.”
According to one of the graduates who also won the award of the best student 2021, Temitope Ogunseye said,
“It’s such a happy moment which ordinary words cannot express, Lush Hair has made a significant impact in my life that cannot be wiped out. Although, this knowledge was impacted at no cost at all, however, I promise to go out there and make the world proud of me”.
Oluwatobiloba Ogunbiyi, CEO – Tobbies Touch/Academy Coach, Arinola Funmilayo, graduate, Bamiro Oluwatomisin, graduate, Folasade Oluwafemi; Head of Partnership, Lush Hair during the first graduation ceremony at Lush Hair Academy, held in Lagos.
Lush Hair Academy is currently open to receiving entries from individuals who are interested in learning hairstyling from the basics also from others who intend to sharpen their skills while building on previous knowledge. Everyone is welcome to participate by reaching the team on their social platforms.