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Colored Beard « Photo Contest: "Why Afghanistan Matters"

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Colored Beard


In the muslim world, men sometimes dye their hair, beards and moustaches with henna, a natural dyestuff, which needs to be applied periodically in order to maintain its lustrous colour. In Afghanistan dyeing is very popular especially among Pashtun in the south. Muslim do so because they believe that the prophet Muhammad had done so and also because it was a remedy for headaches and dandruff.

Photo by Nasim Fekrat of Afghanistan.

Contest entry A0043.

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2 comments to Colored Beard

  • What we’re these two people doing? What are those two chimnies in the background? Is that where they make bricks?

  • سلام نسیم جان فکرت امید که در بناه حق باشی رای کیری تا چی وقت ادامه خواهد داشت من هر روز برایت ۶ بار رای می دهم و به سایت های دوستانمم نیز می فرستم که به شما رای دهد موفق باشی

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