A Little Hair History – 10 Images OF Women From Pre Colonial West Africa [Gallery]

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Besette Robinson

I wish I had that pick

Samantha Edith McCone

Our hair before chemicals

BlackHairInformation.com

yup!… looked healthy too!

Samantha Edith McCone

I wondered what they used before all of the products we have now

BlackHairInformation.com

shea butter! lol.. all jokes aside, I think everything we need is in nature, so they probably used the shea nuts to make shea butter, palm oil is popular and black soap.

Adjoa Frempong

Beautiful natural hair. Will figure out how to recreate some of these styles with my locs.

Goldie Munnings

Look at Egypt locks.braids bejeweled diamonds good emeralds ivory you name it we use it

Sharima Isaac

Cool!!

Mykia Beckham-Simmons

BEAUTIFUL

Sandra Brooks

Bet they didn’t charge an arm and a leg to do hair. Cause today it’s ridiculous.

Lavon M F Hairston

Black women have always taken pride in their hair and always will.

Hawa Camara

Gorgeous!!!