#17: How Bella Nakato of EnviriZaNacho Is Re-imagining the Beauty Industry Amid Covid-19 (Uganda)
This week on the podcast, Paula interviews Bella Nakato, the guru behind Uganda’s natural hair revolution. She has achieved this through her Kampala-based hair salon and store, EnviriZaNacho, and her beauty line, AfriLux Beauty.
Paula first interviewed Bella in 2019 during a work trip to Uganda, and recently called the beauty entrepreneur again to discuss how EnviriZaNacho has managed during Covid-19.
This a raw and honest episode that many businesswomen across the continent will connect with as we all figure out how to survive Covid-19.
In this episode, we also talk about:
How a Facebook group grew into a shop, salon and beauty brandThe importance of word of mouth in the Ugandan marketThe financial power of the natural hair industryHow to build a team you are proud ofWhat happened when the Covid-19 lockdown hit KampalaPlus, an invaluable giveaway for budding beauty entrepreneurs
Envirizanacho shop and salon is found on the ground floor of Kisakye mall in Ntinda.
Phone contact is +256-751788112
As mentioned in this episode:
Bella is offering 3 budding beauty and hair entrepreneurs a 30-minute consultation call to ask her anything.
Follow @EnviriZaNacho AND @africawomeninbiz on Instagram (must follow both)DM @africanwomeninbiz one thing you learned from the interview.
Deadline Monday, Sept 7, 2020 @ 9:30 AM
Bella’s Recommended beauty products:
Magical Organics (Uganda): https://www.instagram.com/magical_organics/Livara Beauty (Uganda): https://livara.me/Kentaro Handmade Organics (Uganda): https://www.instagram.com/kentarohandmadeorganics/?hl=enAfriliux Beauty and Grooming: https://www.facebook.com/AfriluxBeauty/Fleur de Vanille (Madagascar): https://www.facebook.com/Fleur-de-Vanille-449678422539689/Saru Organics (Kenya): https://saruorganics.com/Kweli Skin Organics (Uganda): http://www.kweliskinorganics.com/
I Have No Idea What I’m Doing Facebook group (highly recommended) https://bit.ly/3dXScJ2
Connect with Bella
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bella_nakato/Twitter: https://twitter.com/BellaNakatoFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/nakato.a.bella/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/envirizanacho/https://www.instagram.com/envirizanacho_shopsalon/Twitter: https://twitter.com/EnvirizanachoFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/envirizanacho
Connect with me (Paula)
Twitter https://twitter.com/kalibawseInstagram https://www.instagram.com/kalibawse/I Have No Idea What I’m Doing instagram https://www.instagram.com/africanwomeninbiz/I Have No Idea What I’m Doing Facebook group (highly recommended) https://bit.ly/3dXScJ2
This podcast episode was produced by Kali Media