In the 15th century, different tribes used hair to show one’s social hierarchy. It was also a symbol of healthiness and fertility. If a person’s hair was thick, long, and neat, it symbolizes that one was able to bear healthy children.Black hair is different from all other hair.
Aside styling the hair, Africans have another major way to make the head beautiful and elegant in occasions, with little or no stress. That is the use of head wraps, which come in variety of materials, colors, and shapes to blend with outfits.