Braid Boss Sheena Shows You How to Rock Crochet Braids

whats-new__20161108-01She’s got brains, beauty and she’s a Braid Boss. As a busy woman getting her PhD, Sheena relies on Kanekalon for an easy, versatile way to enhance her natural beauty. She has a passion for helping her community and hopes to one-day guide inner city children to success. Learn what it means to be a braid boss and how to make this beautiful naturally curled crochet braid style yours.

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Braid Boss Luyando Slays in Ombre Box Braids

whats-new__20161108-02Learn what it takes to be a Kanekalon Braid Boss with this year’s winner, Luyando! Growing up in Zambia, Luyando loved wearing intricate, traditional braided hairstyles. Now she uses Kanekalon to help her create her own braided styles to share with her thousands of followers on her blog Pure Estrogen. Learn how you can make her sassy purple ombre braids yours in this quick tutorial.

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Announcing Kanekalon Braid Boss videos

Marueen-AsiahKanekalon is proud to announce the two winners of our Braid Boss campaign, a contest to highlight the lovely ladies that make Kanekalon braids rock. Kanekalon launched the Braid Boss campaign to provide our loyal users with a special opportunity to share their real life stories of how Kanekalon hair has transformed their lives, their self-esteem, and their beauty.

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2015 Braid Boss—Maureen (left) and Asiah (right)

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Kaneka Corporation Selects Miss Kanekalon® 2015

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Kaneka Corporation is proud to announce that Esther Chukwujekwu has been named Miss Kanekalon® 2015. Ms. Chukwujekwu was selected from a field of more than 3,000 applicants from Nigeria, all of whom were consumers of hair extensions that utilize Kanekalon synthetic fibers. The event took place on November 14, 2015, in Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria where Kaneka manufactures its Kanekalon fibers. Continue reading

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How Do You Know When It’s Kanekalon?

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How can you tell when you have 100% Kanekalon hair? Just watch and learn! Kanekalon Africa shows how you can always be sure you have the name you can trust in a new short video. See for yourself why Kanekalon is the brand for authentic quality hair. Watch the video!

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How Do You Know When It’s Kanekalon?

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A New Outlook for Kanekalon

homepage_on_ipadWe are pleased to welcome you to the redesigned online home of Kanekalon’s world-class, premium hair brands. This website is part of an overall revamping of our entire social-network programs, and it will direct you to all of the latest news regarding the hair brands you love and trust. Here, you’ll find up-to-date information, learn about our newest promotions and offerings and much more.

A message from Kaneka America, LLC:
“Welcome to the new Kanekalon.com. We are pleased to be able to bring both our brands and our products ever closer to our valued customers throughout the hairstyling marketplace. Because we are committed to keeping you fully informed about all the latest news from Kanekalon and its family of hair brands, we are taking a vast, multifaceted approach to our social-networking efforts, and this website will serve as the foundation for all of it. We look forward to bringing more exciting news soon!”

Please enjoy our new website and check back often for more updates going forward.

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Kanekalon Hair Show in Lagos, Nigeria

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Since 1987, when Kanekalon launched in Nigeria, Kanekalon has consistently won over the hearts of Nigerian women. Last November, the Kaneka Corporation hosted the third annual “Kanekalon Night of One Thousand Braids” event in Lagos, to thank their Nigerian fans. Among the 400 guests who enjoyed the huge event were professional hair stylists, salon owners, Kanekalon partners and the press. Continue reading

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Kanekalon hosts Dinner Seminar on Beauty and Safety at 2014 Beauty Expo

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Kanekalon’s boundless passion for beauty and safety was on full display on January 19th, when we hosted a dinner seminar for more than 200 retailers, importers, and manufacturers and media attending the 2014 Beauty Expo. Kanekalon seminars are especially popular because our live, hands-on demonstrations using real products help professionals understand exactly how to use our products for maximum beauty and safety. After Mr. Hidesuke Amachi the General Manager of Kanekalon welcomed the guests, this year’s seminar featured 3 live demonstrations highlighting Ultima’s Instant Curling performance, Ultima’s Easy Detangling, and comparative Flammability tests on standard high-heat fiber, Futura and Ultima products. Here is what our guests experienced as they munched on custom-made “Ultima cookies,” specially made in Japan for the dinner seminar.
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