My expensive Brazilian hair
In Johannesburg, South Africa, Tracy is finally getting the high-end "Brazilian" weave of human hair which her mother Hope has been able to afford by making monthly payments. The total cost of the hairstyle is "like an instalment on a car but she's wearing it on her head," says Hope.
The Salon is a series of conversations about identity and appearance with women around the world, in the intimate space of the hairdresser's chair.
Video journalist: Neil Meads. Producers: Gertrude Kitongo, Kent de Pinto
14 Apr 2016
- From the section Magazine