It will be true to say that woman across the country have tried several hairstyles using different types of braids for whatever reasons ranging from just to look good or boost their confidence.
Among the braids is Darling, which for the longest time has dominated the Kenyan market, and anytime a woman would step into a saloon to have their hair braided, it had to be Darling braids.
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However, TUKO.co.ke has learnt that a majority of the women have in the recent past been boycotting the product over alleged allergic reactions.
According to Lina Nato who shared her ordeal, women tend to develop an itchy scalp immediately their hair is braided while others developed unexplained pimples.
“Darling braids and products is a no go zone, they are doing us wonders, our scalps itch until we wash it,” Said Nato
Her sentiments were shared by other women who claimed they were forced to use other products on realisation that darling braids were the cause of their suffering.
“What is wrong with darling braids.my scalp is damn itching, my hair is breaking and now am having pimples on my face to make the matter worse my doctor has just told me to stop using darling braids they are the cause,” said Wairimu Maina.
Majority of the women who claimed to have developed the itch said they were forced to turn to home remedies to counteract it.
The remedies included washing the braids immediately after braiding or using concoctions made from their kitchen by mixing coconut oil with onion among others.
Turns out women have been complainig over the same over the years with nothing much having being improved.
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