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📺 | The man I encountered on the subway looks strange ... A series of echoes to the true identity of the "mysterious giant Afro"


A man I encountered on the subway looks strange ... A series of echoes to the true identity of the "mysterious giant Afro"

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(Actually, it's a "natural perm" ...) Therefore, there are many fans who have created a scheme called "Mystery" = Afro in their brains.

[Witness information of a man with an unusual "Afro" on the premises of Shinjuku station ...A voice of echo was sent to that identity ... → Continue reading


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Curly hair

Curly hairWhat is (shukumo)?hairIs curly.In particularhairSay that.Curly hair(Chijirege), also known as.Create artificiallyPermanent waveMethod was developed, about natural curly hairNatural perm(Tennen Pama)Retro NimSometimes called.


Curly hairHeredityIt is said to be caused by hairproteinIn a misaligned formSS bondIt is said that the whole hair is curly by causing.

Straightening hair

Those who suffer from curly hair may use straighteners to straighten their hair.However, in recent years, the dangers of these treatments have also been pointed out.[1]It is a problem.For more informationStraightening hairSee.

Curly hair as a culture

In general, races in the tropics tend to have curly hair and races in cold regions tend to have straight hair.African descentBlacks are very strong in direct sunlightAfroVery strong curly hair is born as a racial feature in the process of evolution.on the other handWhiteIs generally straight to curly hair.Being in the middleMiddle EastThen, curly hair and straight hair are distributed from curly hair that is close to rough hair.On the other hand, straight hair is common in the Orient, which is very far from Africa, but as the expression "Tempa (abbreviation for natural perm)" is used in Japan, even among Asians, the inheritance of curly hair and curly hair is inherited. There is a person who has it.

slaveAs from africaAmericaAmong African-Americans brought to Japan, black racial characteristics such as dark skin, nose size, lip thickness, and afro are ugly conditions, especially from the perspective of racism. It has long been a common practice among blacks.However, as part of the awareness campaign for the citizenship movement, Black is Beautiful is claimed.However, especially among black women, Afro's hairstyle is not feminine, and there are sensations, prejudices, and aesthetics, and the treatment of hair is complicated.Even now, round afro hairstyles that swell in women are rare, but there are some ideas such as making them curly and long like dreadlocks.

Heian periodLaterJapanOriginally, straight hair was generally regarded as a condition of beauty.[2],16st centuryIn the latter half, artificially curly hair is generated due to the influence of other countries.FashionHas been confirmed[2], You can get a glimpse of the culture that regards habit hair as beauty.Also, especially70/AmericanLock,BluesWhen African-American popular music such as "Cool" swept the world, a phenomenon was seen among men, such as curly hairstyles.In the literature, "The Tale of Genji"UtsusemiIn the volume ofNokiba no OgiAs a depiction of her hair, she emphasized that she had no slack, and when she turned it over, she showed that there was a woman with curly hair.Obusuma Saburo pictogram』Depicts a woman with curly hair (Sumiko Hashimoto," Japanese Art Hairdressing and Hair Ornament No. 23, "Shibundo 1968 pp.32 --33).From the viewpoint of dermatology, it is said that about half of 10 Japanese people have the property of curly hair (ibid., P.33).


  1. ^ "Perm / Hair Straightening Solution is Dangerous" Food and Life Safety (187), 10-11,2004, 11/13435876 (ISSN XNUMX)
  2. ^ a b Masako Suzuki, "Curly hair in Japan: Aesthetic consciousness in early modern genre paintings" Bulletin of Yamano Research 9,13-30,20010225 (ISSN 09196323)

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