The name of this eye-catching traditional hairstyle is called the Amasunzu. Getting it requires a barber with skills and accuracy level of a god.
Would you recommend this is Rwandan art of hairdressing to anyone? Personally, I would. The name of this eye-catching traditional hairstyle is called the Amasunzu. This unique hairstyle, won centuries ago, became part of the everyday lifestyle of Rwandans. The Amasunzu hairstyle has 30 different shapes. Getting this hairstyle requires a barber with skills and accuracy level of a god.
The Amasunzu for a women was a symbol of elegance, neatness and maturity. Sometimes it also symbolized if a woman was a virgin. As for men, Amasunzu defined being of the upper class, or the leader of a powerful, wealthy, and prosperous community.
No doubt the hairstyle carries tremendous significance and meaning. Even today, you can still find people maintaining this unique and dazzling hairstyle. Can you be one of them? Select your style from the pictures below.
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