Africa is a massive continent filled with diverse groups of people. This distinct factor is one of the reasons why Africa has become popular all over the world. Apart from the fact that Africans are known to be people of different skin complexions rich in melanin, what's also unique about them is their perceptions of beauty.
Akin to a lot of other cultures and ethnic groups, there are several standards of beauty that can only be understood by a select few.
These perceptions of beauty might seem absurd and frankly unimaginable, however, these practices have stood the test of time. Here are a few unique standards of beauty that can only be found in Africa:
Over the years, more women have decided to embrace their roots and the originality of their African hair and traditions. After decades on decades of women being conditioned by society to look and wear their hair a certain way to look more “European”, braids have made a comeback and for the right reasons.
The dashiki cloth is definitely not new to both the African and American fashion scene. It is originally from West Africa as the Yoruba and Hausa speaking people of the continent began to wear it. This unisex material gained a gallant entry into the fashion scene around the sixties. Since then, the trend has taken off around the world.
The headwrap is a beautiful fashion accessory that holds a high position on the African fashion scene. For a while, it had and still has a lot of names like turban, head scarf, headgear and lot more. This gorgeous fashion accessory in most cases completely...
For as long as time itself, Africa has been known to have rich and interesting culture. From beads that adorns the head, wrists, and waists of Africans and earthly fabrics that clothe their backs, Africa is indeed a continent rich in diverse styles.
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