Jamaica Valley durags are one of the best options for protecting hair styles and developing waves in a breathable silky satin material

Benefits:

 

Delux quality fabric

 

Breathable material

 

Fits most head sizes

 

Unisex 

 

Suitable for all ages

 

 

Product specification (ingredients and size):

Available in red, blue, white, black 

Directions of use:

Place over hair and use the draw strings to tie and hold the durag in place

Tips and advice:

Put the durag on before going to sleep to protect hair overnight.

 

 

One of the earliest published records of the durag was in the June 1966 Akron Beacon Journal, then spelled "Do Rag". There, it was described as "a cloth band worn around the forehead as a sweatband to keep hair in place". They had evolved from the 19th-century when slave women used head wraps to keep their hair up and out of the way during labor. Companies like So Many Waves were credited for selling their version of the durag in the late 1970s, calling theirs the "Tie-down." It became a necessary tool for Black men, used to train their curl patterns or to lock down hairstyles during sleep. The durag remained exclusively functional until the 1990s, when it started to become a symbol of inner-city Black culture. Years before the fashion industry took notice, it had become fashionable in the streets. The durag transitioned from a haircare item into a legit style accessory, most notably popularized by hip-hop and reflected on the heads of men and boys throughout the country. 

Durags

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