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5 Essence Wigs that You Need in Your Wig Stash!

1.)  Bohemian Vibe (I or II): The bohemian vibe (AKA boho vibe) unit is an Essence Wigs bestseller. The wig reflects a 4c texture to the tee! It is a beautiful, bold afro which is a medium-long length at approximately 14”-16.” Bohemian vibe is much loved by our core customer base. The main difference between Bohemian Vibe I and II is the length. Bohemian Vibe II is about 10-12.”  This is the unit that defines Essence Wigs. It was the first afro unit that we introduced and it comes in various colors.     2.) Nzingha: The Nzingha unit is a premium 100% hUMAN HAIR lace front textured type 4a wig. She is new to the Essence Wigs African Queens collection.  The texture is similar to one of a braid out done on natural hair. She’s full but not super voluminous and is the perfect everyday wig!  3.) Copper-fect Kinks (Long Length): Afro loving ladies and gents…get in herrrrrree!!! This is the wig of all our wigs. The bold, fresh copper orange color looks magnificent against a range of skin tones

Black-fishing with Afro Textured Hair

Two Russian women were recently called out on social media for black-fishing which is a term to describe individuals outside of the black race who try to pass off as a black person.  The person will usually be seen in hair styles and clothing that are afro-centric. The black-fisher will also go to extreme lengths have black skin. This is usually accomplished by engaging in black-face methods using makeup, spray tanner and etc.   Beyonce recently released her third “drip” installment of her Ivy Park clothing line with Adidas. Two models who appeared to be light skinned black women were spotted on the Ivy Park IG page sporting the clothes.  People began calling out Beyonce and Ivy Park for posting the two models who were engaging in black-fishing.  It turns out that Alena Buini and Anastasia are Caucasian women from Russia whose actual tones can be seen in past photos. Alena responded to the outrage on her IG and stated   [Some sentences omitted due to incorrect/unknown translations) : 

Guinness Record for World's Largest Afro Goes to ...

    The Guinness Record for world's largest afro goes to Simone Williams!  Simone broke the previous record which was held by Aevin Douglas.  Simone's afro measured in at 8.07 inches tall and 8.85 inches wide.  her beautiful big afro has a circumference of 4ft 10 inches. simone confessed of being inspired by aevin douglas in an interview with Guinness world records, stating: "She inspired me to make the attempt. I googled world's largest afro and when she came up i was in awe." "at the time, i didn't think my hair was anywhere close to hers. she was goals! but i was so happy to see that she was recognized and there was a chance for others to be recognized to."   simone, who hails from brooklyn ny, has confessed to being a slave to chemical straighteners which she received up until college.  She didn't always know how to care for her natural hair but at 23 years old, she decided to transition to wearing her natural texture.  after a great deal of