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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braid

A braid is a complex structure or pattern formed by interlacing three or more strands of flexible ... Braids have been made for thousands of years in many different cultures, and for a variety of uses. ... The oldest known reproduction of hair braiding may go back about 30,000 years: the Venus of Willendorf, now known in ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornrows

Cornrows or braids, also called canerows in the Caribbean, are an ancient traditional African style of hair grooming, in which the hair is braided ... Just as important is the act of braiding, which transmits cultural values between generations, ...

janiceparlor.com/hair-braiding-history-function-and-advantages

Hair braiding has a long history, dating back at least 5000 years. It has been a big part of many cultures all around the world including Asia, Africa, the Americas , ...

www.ebony.com/style/history-box-braids

Aug 24, 2016 ... In a new series exploring OUR hair origins, we trace this popular braid ... to the cultural appropriation and “columbusing” of some of our most beloved ... The minute the credits started rolling, nearly every Black woman and girl ...

www.lovelyish.com/2013/04/15/the-beautiful-and-amazing-history-of-braids

Apr 15, 2013 ... Hairstyles come and go but braided hair is an ancient beauty technique ... winding history that roams across countries, cultures and centuries.

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Certain elaborate hair treatments were reserved for ceremonial occasions— weddings and other rites of passage, for example. While braided hair is principally a ...

www.leaf.tv/articles/the-history-of-african-american-hair-braiding

In many ways, hair braiding has deep roots in the African-American. ... today's pop culture, cornrow braids have long been associated with the black community.

www.refinery29.com/44603

Mar 22, 2013 ... Although mullets and beehives may come and go, braids have consistently remained au courant across centuries, continents, and genders.

www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/03/braid-hairstyles-history-photos-ideas_n_1934546.html

Oct 3, 2012 ... Being around so much braiding inspired us to take a closer look at the style. Different cultures worldwide have always embraced the braid, ...

twirlit.com/2013/07/26/hair-braiding-5000-years-of-style

Jul 26, 2013 ... Throughout its 5,000 year history, the braiding of hair has served several ... As with most Greek culture, the ancient Romans appropriated the ...