Monday, 18 August 2014

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The title of this post got me singing along to Immature! I was head over heels in love with boy bands as a teenager they don’t make them like they used to anymore. Anyway every now and then I come across hair related articles in the news that catch my attention so I will be sharing those with you as I find them. Happy reading!

Long, black and lucrative: Chinese county exports human hair to Africa
Long, black and lucrative: sacks bulging with human hair spill onto the streets of a rural county whose farmers have helped make China the world’s biggest exporter of products made from the material. As dawn broke over the morning market in Taihe, vendors bringing hairy wares from across China haggled with dozens of buyers, and tempers frayed. “We have to bargain for hair,” said buyer Liu Yanwen, 35, who sported a buzzcut and arrived at the market at 5.30 am in search of deals. “We have a factory where we’ll turn it into products for export overseas,” he added, clutching a head’s worth of straight, thick black locks. Click here to readmore….

In Africa, hair care becomes a multi-billion dollar industry

(REUTERS) - With all the skill of a master weaver at a loom, Esther Ogble stands under a parasol in the sprawling Wuse market in Nigeria's capital and spins synthetic fibre into women's hair.
Nearby, three customers - one in a hijab - wait for a turn to spend several hours and $40 (£23.7) to have their hair done, a hefty sum in a country where many live on less than $2 a day. Click here to read more………

And just because I can here is Immature with extra extra!!!

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