Kenyan Women Ditching Expensive Weaves to Embrace Natural Hair

-- ADVERTISEMENT --

A couple of years back, Kenyan women were defined by the hairstyles they wore. It was a serious contest as they tried to outdo each other with their expensive weaves and braids, most of which are imported.

But things appear to be slowly taking a new turn as more Kenyan women ditch their pricey weaves for natural hair. In a recent interview with the Voice of America, Monica Wamaitha, a Kenyan hair stylist talked about her motivation to go natural.

“I don’t want to perm my hair or put weaves because I want to be myself with my natural hair,” Wamaitha explained.

In Kenya, just like in many countries around the world, the hairdressing industry is a major source of revenue, employing a significant portion of the adult population.

Continue reading the article here.

kenyan-women-natural-hair

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN AND LEAVE A COMMENT

PUBLIC NOTE: The opinions expressed in this article are the author's own and do not reflect the view of the Urban Intellectuals, affiliates or partners.



-- ADVERTISEMENT --
- Advertisement -

Leave a Reply