Monday, August 29, 2011

Stephanie Okereke is New Brand Ambassador for Kanekalon Hair in Nigeria

If you needed any convincing that plaits could look stunning! Look no further, the beautiful A-list actress Stephanie Okereke endorses the renowned hair fibre, Kanekalon by Kaneka Corporation Japan and now acts as its brand ambassador in Nigeria.The endorsement  will see the award winning actress promoting the company's product in marketing campaigns which include Kanekalon's  brand buildng campaigns, events and other promotional activities, including visiting selected salons, towards educating consumers and hairstylists on the benefits of the brand.

Kanekalon is the world’s finest fibre used to produce high quality braids, beautiful wigs, weave-ons and hair extensions, cherished by women globally and thus enjoys the position of being the leading & dominant raw material in Nigeria and worldwide. Kanekalon has a truly stunning effect on women.  Take for example, Kanekalon braids.  They are suitable for all types of braiding from dreads, thick braids to the finest braids that can be fit to desired length and braid styles, giving you a true resemblance of natural hair. The tips of 100% Kanekalon braids can be sealed when dipped in hot water as it is hot water friendly which makes it respond positively to desired hair style and it can also be curled or left with no seal. Moreover, it is soft to touch thus tender to the fingers when braiding. This makes braiding faster and smoother.

Stephanie Okereke is continually building her brand in the movie industry. A graduate of the New York Film Academy, Stephanie has expanded her title to include director, producer and writer with the introduction of her latest movie: Through the Glass which premiered at the Silver Screen Theater of the Pacific Design Center on October 18th 2008 in Hollywood, California, and premiered across theaters in Nigeria on September 16th 2009 to record topping viewings and now at the Cannes Festival. In 2010 Stephanie joined 7 exceptional women including Hollywood A-list star Meryl Streep on stage for the play SEVEN. The play was introduced by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Stephanie Okereke came into the Nollywood scene in 1997. After graduating from the University of Calabar, her thirst for an acting career propelled her into Nollywood full-time. In 2002, she became a household name in Nigeria for her sterling performance in the movie Emotional Crack, which earned eight awards and was screened in 2004 at the African Film Festival in New York. Stephanie Okereke went on to win the 2003 Reel Awards for Best Actress English and Best Actress of the year. Since Emotional Crack, Stephanie has never looked back, starring in over 100 films so far. In 2006, she won the Afro-Hollywood Award, and the Film Makers USA Award for Excellence, followed by the Miriam Makeba Award for Excellence in 2007, and the Beyond the Tears Humanitarian Award in 2008 for her work against rape and Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF).

Checkout some pictures from the new TV advert featuring Stephanie...

We think Stephanie looks uber chic...!!! You go girl...!!!!


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