The Yao women’s most prized possession is their long Rapunzel-like hair, which they believe symbolizes prosperity, good fortune, longevity, among others. Did we mention that the women don’t have a single grey hair even when they hit the age of 70? Their secret? Rice water. Learn more here.
Throughout ancient China, hairstyles depicted a person’s social status and health. Previously, in certain Chinese ceremonies, they also marked the coming of age of both men and women. Let’s dive in on how ancient Chinese hairstyles have evolved throughout China’s history.