How hair was done in Africa before the dreaded colonial invasion

Mildred Europa Taylor June 15, 2018

Bodi hairstyle

Short or shaved hair

In countries like Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria, Benin, Mali, Togo, and Burkina Faso, men wore their hair short or shaved bald. The knights and the princes often wore luxurious turbans or hats, mainly for fashion or class. In Kemet (ancient Egypt), many men would butter their hair down with goat butter or oil until it hung down in a bob.



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