Jawara hairstylist is working continuously. “I like to approach the unknown,” he said. And he did not hesitate to do so. When you discover his artistry, you will be greeted by the unusual. Hair is sculpted into seemingly impossible shapes – and it’s a masterpiece.
His creative mind was heavily influenced by Black culture. Born in New York and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, his views on beauty are a reflection of the Caribbean and everywhere he has traveled throughout his life. “I consider myself an expressionist of love and the things that I love,” says Jawara, Fekkai’s international stylist partner. Seductive. “And I admire Black women. That’s one thing that will never change,” he added.
This admiration persisted even in his subconscious. One night Jawara had a dream about four crazy women with peculiar hair living in a world without discrimination. Just beauty. Because By Allure The June/July issue of The Melanin Edit, he turned this vision into a stunning reality.
“I created these towering shapes in the hair [worn] Jawara said proudly, like an award. It’s honeycomb raised to the next level, with a combination of protection styles – loc, twist, braid – into one. Look closely and you’ll also see a few streaks of silver paint.
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