I trust that you are all hanging in there regardless of the daily challenges we are all facing. After my first introductory article, I got a call from my older sister complaining that the article was not complete. I got a bit worried because I checked and
We all know that once you stress your hairlines too much, there is tendency to loose it. For someone like Yemi Alade whose brand image leans a lot on her hairstyles, it is no prophesy that her hairline would start pushing back sooner or later. And so they did. But instead of changing hairstyle or scrapping it all off like Eva Alordia, she just changes pattern while still staying true to her signature hairstyle. Kudos Girl!
Hello, I recently started thinking about where the average Nigerian is hair wise in 2014 and it is apparent that the new trend is "going natural"... This prompted me to think back to where we are coming from and where we are going. Unfortunately there's not much history to research on the web about Nigerian hair but I found below great article on thirtyroots.com and decided it tells the whole story. Nigeria has always looked to the west for hair inspiration and I can testify that the styles associated with the average African American in the past three decades match with what the popular styles worn in Nigeria. So enjoy the read and let us know if you agree or disagree.
I know the title of this article is a question that we as African Americans have thought about whether through frustration with a “bad hair” day or looking at someone’s hair and wanting your own to look like or perform like theirs. I am sure many other cultures have had the same thoughts, but is there an un…