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Beading it! And African Hair 2019

This is no longer a new trend. Since Alicia Keys started this, ladies haven’t just been loving it but
have taken it to another level. It is so lovely!t was a decade when sequined jumpsuits, gaudy fur stoles and overgrown sideburns were the norm, yet Benjamin’s beaded look, which many black folks might have considered ordinary, was met with unparalleled fascination—a uniquely African hairstyle that black women had been wearing for centuries hadn’t been seen before at a place like Cannes. “I stayed at the Carlton Hotel and the maids were intrigued,” she recalls. “They kept knocking on my door just to look and stare at me.”

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