African Culture is World Heritage

African Proverb

African Proverb
Distance diminishes the elephant

African hair is treated as an artist’s canvas

African hair is treated as an artist’s canvas

For centuries, African hair is 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. The best Black African hairstyles that turn heads because life is too short to have boring hair.


Black hair care in Hamar, Ethiopia
Black hair care in Hamar, Ethiopia

Everywhere we look, we are bombarded with images of beautiful women with long straight hair, selling us just about everything from makeup, cars, jewelry, music, movies and more.

Magazines and television sell us the latest fashion trends with beautifully constructed images in Adobe Photoshop, leaving little trace of the women whose photo is actually being taken.

What can you do to fall in love with your natural hair? It is important to understand that the images of women portrayed in the media do not correspond to reality.

This can help you accept yourself as you are and feel better about your own hair. Identify the social messages that wrongly associate physical appearance with health, happiness and success, and the strategies used by the media to communicate these messages.


The best Black African hairstyles that turns heads because life is too short to have boring hair.

Black Hair Conditioner Easy Shea Butter and Honey All-Natural Hair Conditioner

Ingredients for hair conditioner are found at local markets and mixing the ingredients is easy. Add easy hair DIY African Shea Butter and Honey All-Natural Hair Conditioner for men and women to your hair regimen for thick healthy hair. Both raw and unrefined shea butter has a distinctive odor if you add a few drops of high-grade essential oil this will improve the scent.


Ingredients

2 cups thick yogurt

3 tablespoons raw shea butter

1 very, very ripe banana

2 tablespoons raw honey


Directions

Thoroughly stir the honey, banana and shea butter together in a small saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat cool, then add yogurt. Apply evenly to sectioned hair. Cover hair with a shower cap for 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water.


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