The Amazing, Creative Braids of Johannesburg


For the Cut's Global Beauty week, we sent photographers around the world to find out what makes the women of one city look distinctive from another.

Are there beauty trends? Do French women really have the best, sexiest bedhead? For our first stop, we went to Johannesburg, where braided hair is the ultimate beauty accessory, though natural curls weren’t too far behind. Click through the slideshow to view the warm beauty of the South African city.