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Nikiwe Dlova

South Africa
Meister Class

Five hacks to making hair accessories

6 min

Twist it, fold it, burn it. Soweto hair creative Nikiwe invites us into her pink world to show us five ways to take your hair game to the next level. Get your pipe cleaners ready.


Nikiwe Dlova is a vibrant, colourful creative from Soweto, Diepkloof in South Africa. She loves expressing herself through her hair,fashion and art. She graduated at University of Johannesburg in Clothing Management but she decided
to explore the hair industry due to a gap in creative hairstylists and alternative, creative hair representation, she also uses her design skill to create headpieces. Nikiwe has styled musicians such Busiswa, Sampa the Great, Mpho Sebina, Rhea Blek and Msaki.She recently styled Boity on her first magazine cover (June 2020) Glamour Magazine. In 2019 she was an honoree for Okay Africa 100 Women list for her commitment in pushing Africa's youth culture forward. The same year she also showcased her work to the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle.