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  1. #YemziGirl Feature 59 (Jan) Amidat, Session Hairstylist



Tell us about yourself and what keeps you busy...

A: Hi Yemzi Thanks for having me!! My name is Amidat Giwa I am session hairstylist by career which keeps me pretty busy. I’m also a wife and mother which also keeps me quite busy especially as we’re both really hands on and family means everything.


What's most rewarding about being a hairstylist?

A: The most rewarding thing about being a hairstylist is the creative process with other artists and bouncing off each other to make art.

What is your career high?

A: So far my career high is recently being signed by Bryant artist and getting to produce amazing work and meeting great artists.

Tell us about your personal hair journey...

A: My personal hair journey since I’ve been taking care of my own hair has always been back and forth with natural and relaxed hair. I just love both so when I want to I switch it up.


Which hair products do you always keep stocked?

A: I always have KeraCare styling range which consists holding sprays, oils sheens, creams and waxes and then I always have the Redken moisturising treatment range.

Fav protective style?

A: My fave protective style would have to be box braids.


What is the biggest black hair myth?

A: Biggest black hair myth is that natural hair is hard to manage!!! For me I think all hair types have complexities. Understanding what works for you and your hair is key.

What are the key 2021 afro hair trends?

A: I think it has to be knotless braids.


Fav quote or best piece of advice?

A: The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step -Lao Tzu
What piece of Yemzi do you love or have your eye on?
A: The Yemzi piece I have my eye on is the Ri maxi dress it’s so seductive I love it.



More from Ami:

Insta: @am_stagrams

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