Our story is one born from an ambitious Nigerian girl with a dream.
Upon arriving into Canada to study, she noticed the scarcity of quality hair extensions in her city. So! With less than $500, supportive friends and family, an inherited entrepreneurial spirit from her mom and God on her side – Dark Shugar was born.
Alexis Ojo, Founder & Owner, carried out extensive research on competent hair factories and had various studies done on the hair market. This enabled her to understand the needs and wants of the average lady in search of quality hair extensions. No doubt, her mother played a big part in inspiring her to go into business as she herself runs a successful boutique in Lagos, Nigeria.
‘Dark Shugar’ - a nick name that was given to Alexis by her close friend in school, was initially just a platform for her to make a living i.e. paying the bills – however, it grew into something much greater. Today Dark Shugar services hundreds of customers internationally & is helping women everywhere feel more confident! Alexis is convinced that this is a blessing from God and has made it her mission to support other international students in pursuing their dream – as well as to motivate youth in general with a dream to own a brand of their own someday.
Dark Shugar continues to grow and the sky’s the limit. We look forward to a bright future with you all along our journey.