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Mangbetu Woman  -  Congo, 1924 Photographer: unidentified photographer of the Citroën Expedition

nok-ind: “ Mangbetu Woman - Congo, 1924 Photographer: Unidentified photographer of the Citroën Expedition ”

When I was a young girl, my mom would sometimes style my hair in what many of you now recognize as “African threading”.  The threaded style has a history of popularity in Africa, but is…

5 Uniquely Beautiful Hair Styles Worn Around Africa

When I was a young girl, my mom would sometimes style my hair in what many of you now recognize as “African threading”. The threaded style has a history of popularity in Africa, but is…

Pure beauty

image ©Vanessa Bristow, Whether the result of ocular albinism or a recessive gene from a shipwrecked English female who was adopted by Xhosa royalty in the the child has stunningly bright blue eyes

J.D. 'OKHAI OJEIKERE Snake round pack, 1974  20 x 26,5cm - Tirage argentique unique d'époque

Iconic photographer J. Okhai Ojeikere, most noted for his black and white portraits of women's hairstyles in Nigeria during the and

Africa | Peul (Fulani/Fube) woman adorned in amber and gold.  Diafarabé village  in the rural commune of the Cercle of Ténenkou in the Mopti Region of Mali | ©Catherine and Bernard Desjeux

Her way her hair is plait. The Amber beads attached. The hoops attached to the braid on her forehead.

I want my hair like this!

I want to this Faux hawk to my hair. her color is nice too f***ing awesome

J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere

Etine Uton Eku, hairstyle from is one of almost hairstyle that Ojeikere documented. The intention was partially to show how hairstyles reflect Nigeria's varied ethnic make-up - over 200 peoples, all with different traditions, live in the country.

18096g CONGO BELGE - SCARIFICATION - Femme BANGO-BANGO - Photo de Presse - Etnographique - H. Goldstein - 24x18c - Delcampe.net

justlatasha: “ vintagecongo: “ “Femme bango-bango” Belgian Congo by H. Goldstein ” Can we talk about how REAL this is tho?

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