Classic 1970s Afro Hairstyles
Made popular by the African-American community of the late 1960s, the Afro hairstyle is often shaped and maintained with a wide-toothed comb known as an Afro pick. The Afro, also known as a 'fro or a "natural", is a hairstyle worn naturally by people with kinky hair texture or specifically styled by individuals with naturally curly or straight hair.
Circassian Beauty In the 1860s, P.T. Barnum exhibited women whom he claimed were Circassian beauties. They wore a distinctive Afro hair style and were known as “moss haired girls.” Circassian beauties were typically presented as victims of sexual enslavement among the Turks, who had escaped from the harem to achieve freedom in America.
Aevin Dugas a 36 year-old social worker from New Orleans, USA, is the proud owner of the largest natural afro in the world with a circumference measuring an incredible 4 ft. 4 in (1.32 m).The hairstyle that has taken over 12 years to grow!