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Could Rihanna’s Faux Locs Mean More?

Rihanna’s faux locs have been cropping up in celebrity news this past week and a half. However, you won’t see the the above photo in her recent Instagram feed. Does it look familiar? It’s actually from 2012 when she wore faux locs for the American Idol Finale. She is taking a slightly different look with her faux locs this time though…

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15 Favorite Carnival Looks; Locs, Faux Locs, & More

Brief History For those that may not know, the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival festivities have their roots beginning from the 18th century. Carnival, or carnevale, is an Italian word which translates to “to put away meat” (carne: meat & vale: farewell). This was in reference to the Catholic observance of abstaining from meat on Fridays during lent. French plantation owners had their own…

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