Through centuries of specifically the African diaspora, many people birthed a variety of hair textures. The word ‘diaspora’ literally means, “to scatter about”. It’s why you can find Afro-textured hair beyond Africa – in the Carribean, Asia, Europe and the Americas. From fine loose s-curls to condensed z-shaped coils, Afro hair is undeniably the most versatile of textures. Check out these great afros:
Compared to European straight hair textures, Afro hair is water resistant and grows upward instead of down.