A woman presents an Afro-Colombian hairstyle during the contest of Afro-hairdressers, in Cali, Colombia. The Afro hairstyles have their origins in the time of slavery, when women sat to comb their children hair after work.
Stunning hairstyles inspired by slavery: Women do battle with their children’s plaits in colourful Colombian hair contest
Unusual: This womans headwear consists of a bowl of fruit. Women and girls of all ages sat patiently as brightly coloured fabrics and beads were weaved into their hair during the ninth Afro-hairdressers' competition in Cali.
21 year-old Chanel Tapper, with the amazing tongue and 35 year-old Aevin Dugas, with the beautiful hair was certified as world record breakers for the world’s longest tongue and the world’s biggest afro in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Joy: A woman has a colourful fabric weaved into her hair. Women and girls of all ages sat patiently as brightly coloured fabrics and beads were weaved into their hair during the ninth Afro-hairdressers' competition in Cali, Columbia.
Roughly a week ago, hundreds of African-Brazilian men and women took to the streets to protest against the injustices faced by people of African descent in their country while showcasing the diverse beauty of women of colour by showing their curly hair