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by Emmanuel Makhanu on Friday, October 1, 2010 at 8:42am

My friend Laimi, is a PA working in a Laywer's office in Windhoek . Two months ago she went to an upmarket hair salon on Independence avenue and spent well over $1500 for a Brazilian weave. She looked good in her new hair style!.two weeks later she started suffering severe headaches that would not go away with compral. frequently she'd wake up at night with the constant headache. she went to a private doctor who gave her myprodols that would work for only a few hours and then the headaches will be back worse than before.desperate she went to see a specialist who did blood tests and even a scan of the brain and all the tests were normal.because of the headaches she could not concentrate at work and was sleeping very poorly.she went back to her doctor who decided to examine her scalp and under the beautiful weave he found worms! the worms were burrowing into her skull and after sending the samples to the lab they found that the hair had eggs from which the worms had hatched!the doctor told her that the hair was probably from a corpse because the kind of worms are usually found on dead bodies!the hairdresser who supplied the hair was shocked and told her that they fitted 10 weaves already and that batch of hair had gone very fast!

if you have a weave and getting constant headaches, this is something you may consider checking out. Poor Laimi had to shave her head after this ordeal and take antibiotics for a full 2 weeks!

ladies we should be careful with what we put on our heads, it is better to appreciate our natural beauty and be content with what God has blessed us with than to chase artificial beauty.

if you know a sister you care about who may benefit from this message please forward ASAP before it's too late!


Thanks so much for sharing this! It is worth sharing with friends, Once I read about a sister here, who stopped using all these synthetic hair...........and she decided to carry her kinky hair. I love pulsewire for the informative write ups

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bellamkenya's picture

u r welcome

It sad at times the things we do in search of beauty when in truth we are messing up with the beauty that God put in us.

NyamburaFoley's picture


OMG! The things we get up to in the name of beauty!! This is just shocking and i will send it off to my friends to read. Hopefully ladies will think twice before putting another's hair on their lovely heads.



Farona's picture

Woahh and ewwwwww

Thank you so much for sharing this.
Although I never use these stuff to 'enhance' beauty ! I know many of my friends do so - really need to alert them!

Oh this is puke-inducing :S

bellamkenya's picture


Being a good friend means that at times we have to tell them stuff they don't want to hear but is important they hear it.

Have a blessed time

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