Haiya! Do you know that the weave (including human hair) or braids you have on your head could actually be recycled hair sourced from the Dandora garbage dumpsite?
As in there are people who sift through garbage, collect unused hair extensions, wash them with detergent, sometimes add oil and perfume to give them a nice smell and shiny look, then sell to salonists, who then happily put it on your head? The video by DW Africa tells it all!
Waaaah! For sure biashara ni biashara but surely this one has got me all mouth wide open 😮 Did you know about this practice? Tag that friend of yours who loves hair extensions and let her be in the know!
Also See: How Babies are Sold in Kayole, Nairobi
So where do you buy your hair extensions from and how sure are you they are legit?
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