Hey BellaStylistas,

With the impressive rise of swirl braids and Korobá trends comes a growing interest in culturally distinctive hairstyles from ancient Africa as black girls across TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, Twitter, and Threads take to social media to showcase the beauty of our ancestors’ creativity.

Check out this beautiful braided updo inspired by the vintage hairstyles of ancient African women of the Yoruba tribe, called Ṣùkú, artfully plaited on the ever-gorgeous Bisi Akins.


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Would you copy this?

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