We often faced with a plethora of “right” choices for almost everything, so I understand the difficulty with choosing the right conditioner. When I started this blog in 2014, I raved about DIY natural mixtures for my hair and skin care. For my skin, I still use plant oils and black soap, and black soap is still my shampoo. DIY is great but it involves a lot of research and work. Also, DIY doesn’t always mean safe or natural or organic.
African threading is an ancient West African hairstyle. It has been used for years by West African women as a means of protecting and beautifying the hair. Recently especially in the last two decades, the use of African threading has declined, as more foreign hairdos have been introduced. If done correctly, African threading offers many benefits.
For this style, I decided to bring out my inner child, with a touch of Fulani. The middle was sectioned first, tied and rolled up, then banded together. Notice the middle is a flowery style. The side that falls down to my face has straight and zigzag braids. It has no name, it’s just awesome creativity!