Martha Apisa, 12, gets the coronavirus hairstyle at Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in Kibera, in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: Reuters Martha Apisa, 12, gets the coronavirus hairstyle at Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in Kibera, in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: Reuters
Martha Apisa, 12, gets the coronavirus hairstyle at Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in Kibera, in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: Reuters

They want ‘the coronavirus’ – hairstyle at Kenya salon that’s all spikes, twists and grimaces of pain

  • Hairstylists in Kenya’s biggest slum are looking to drum up business with a braided look inspired by the coronavirus
  • To achieve the look, braiders part a client’s hair into sections, then twist and wrap each to look like virus spike proteins

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Martha Apisa, 12, gets the coronavirus hairstyle at Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in Kibera, in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: Reuters Martha Apisa, 12, gets the coronavirus hairstyle at Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in Kibera, in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: Reuters
Martha Apisa, 12, gets the coronavirus hairstyle at Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in Kibera, in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: Reuters
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