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What is Hair ?

It comes in coils or straight strands. Some have it in abundance while others count the hairs that shed each day, but what is hair? In as much as hair can be perceived to be a body/head covering, it is a strong element that has been used in centuries to communicate and create awareness of different regimes. It has been used as an indication of social status as seen in different continents such as Europe and Africa.  In Rwanda, kings and queens styled and cut their hair into ‘amasunzu’. Other countries like Namibia have the Himba tribe who are renowned for having elegant clay styled hair that can also communicate the transition from teenage years to adulthood or even stand...

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