Yoruba Bride Makeup and gele tying tutorial for traditional weddings

The simple outfit is not complete without a Gele (head tie) and Ikpele (fabric draped across the shoulder or tied loosely around the waist, and made from the same material as the gele).

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Yoruba bridal look play

Yoruba bridal look

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Traditional marriage ceremonies are such a huge deal in Nigeria, and they're the kind of family events that everyone looks forward to eagerly.

For a Yoruba traditional marriage, the bride dresses in the native attire of Buba  and Iro (loose blouse and wrapper).

The simple outfit is not complete without a Gele (head tie) and Ikpele (fabric draped across the shoulder or tied loosely around the waist, and made from the same material as the gele).

This kind of dressing might seem a little complicated, but with practice, you can nail the look effortlessly.

With the help of Uwani Aliyu, you can now learn how to get this look right within minutes.

Also, she begins the tutorial with a short lesson on how to apply glowing bridal makeup.

Scroll down for the short and entertaining video. Enjoy!

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