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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

African Hair Art

Life is too short to have boring hair.



African Hair Art

African Hair Art, Life is too short to have boring hair.Just as the human body is outfitted and decorated to look sexy, professional or devout, human hair is a reflection of a person’s outward identity. Hair is looked at as an accompaniment to an outfit; an essential accessory that glams up the whole look.


African Hair identity Why Hair Is Important

Pay attention to your hair because everyone else does. Hair is considered a person’s crowning glory and when a bad hair day happens upon them, some believe they are unattractive and ugly. For centuries, African hair was treated as an artist’s canvas. Unique African hairstyles were a fashion and status statement for women and men. Hair's the thing that makes a person unique.


Ancient African Hairstyle Art


One of the most famous and talented photographer of Nigerian Hairstyles, Johnson Donatus Aihumekeokhai Ojeikere also known as J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere highlighted modern and traditional African perspectives of the art of hair design. Each African hairstyle had its own uniqueness giving a glimpse into the talented camera of a legendary Nigerian photographer.


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