In addition to the custom of wearing lip discs, self-dressing for beauty … wearing jewelry and styling is also a unique feature of the aboriginal culture of aborigines.
The first impression of foreign visitors to the Mumuilas tribe of Angola, a country in southern Africa, is that the unique traditional costumes of women here, especially the rings Colorful necklet is called “Vilanda”.
But no one doubts, this beautiful fashion accessory is made from a natural mixture of: red mud, cow dung and colored herbs. Through many stages, this impurity has become colorful necklaces and has a thick appearance like wool.
Vilanda necklace is considered as a non-secrecy for Mumuilas women. They always wear them year-round throughout the month hoping to become more beautiful and charming.
Interestingly, the number of collars that women must wear is proportional to their age or marital status. Besides, at each age will correspond to a different color to mark the stages of life.
Not stopping there, the women here use animal fat, crushed bark, dried cow dung and herbs to make it easier to style.They cared for the look so carefully that they had to use soft pillows made from hay to avoid damaging the hairstyle that I liked. They even had to shave the apricot on the forehead and plait the back to achieve the standard beauty.