- A Nigerian lady living in Canada has told people she made around $600 a day braiding women's hair
- The Nigerian narrated how her day went as two customers whose hair she worked on tipped her $70 aside from service charges
- Many people who reacted to her video online said that they wish they could have the same opportunity to work abroad
A Nigerian lady with the handle @itzsimzi has gone on TikTok to show how her skill as a hairdresser making braids is giving her money in Ottawa, Canada.
In a short video she uploaded on TikTok, the lady said that in a day, she made around $600 (N255,450). Seconds into the clip, she revealed she got $200 (N85,150) plus $50 (N21,287.50) tip braiding someone's hair.
Generous tips from clients
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The second person she braided for the day paid $180 (N76,635) plus $20 (N8,515) tip. The lady filmed herself against a street's background in Canada.
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Nigerians were in her comment section, asking questions and giving their opinions about her business.
Watch the clip below:
At the time of writing this report, the video has gathered a lot of comments with more than 1700 likes.
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"People go start to calculate your money without considering bills and tax probably."
"chai and am just here in naija wasting."
"Does this count as 20 hour for student?"
"It’s my personal work not student job."
"You shaa Don cast yourself give your relatives."
Stah Dianabasi said:
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"I don't understand the tip i see it alot in American videos what's the tip for cause I can't pay for you services and still tip you...how????"
"That's over 10m in a month, thats my job too and more may God grant me this opportunity to explore too and make cool money."
Men wash plates in Dubai
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a short video shared on TikTok showed that many people who travel abroad work really hard to make money, even at jobs they would not do back home.
In the clip, men were in what looked like a restaurant's kitchen washing piles of plates. With aprons tied and nets worn on their heads, they got really busy with their tasks.
Some of them made small talk as they worked. All around them were dirty plates waiting to be cleaned.