His photos rocketed across the Blackberry network on 28th March 2011, and wild lived statements were made mainly by female fans expressing concern and disappointment. So Trinibeat will seek to examine the possible reason/reasons that may not necessarily apply to Mr. Alvarez, but probably make good Caribbean /West Indian ole talk anyway.
Now I have a brother who sports this hairstyle, along with two other mates. The thing is that wherever we lime as a group, and believe me we have really had a ball in some places that ranged from spots in North America, to Central, South American and other Caribbean islands, one thing I have noticed is women flock to them in droves. I stand by in amazement with my handsome bald head self and watch in amazement as these great looking women turn to butter and crawl across to my mates, extend their uninvited hands out and hold on to the locks and almost weep. And I am like what the?
Now this phenomenon is not unique to men, as I have also realized that men also have a weakness for women with the hairstyle as well. The 12 or so women I know with this hairstyle constantly have to be dealing with suitors (both male and female suitors I talking about in this case). I therefore conclude that in the perception of many Rasta = Sexy.
Now why would someone who has such a massive sex appeal asset decide to eliminate it?
The word on the street is Bunji felt it was time for a change after 10 years. So in the view of a liberated free thinking West Indian, I will look at some obscure reasons why you should or should not cut your Rastafarian hair, depending on which side of the fence you on.
For a single guy looking for a woman or in the case of some fellas women, the dreadlocks is a must. The locks is an immediate icebreaker. I mean silly questions come up like. How long you take to grow your hair? What is the length? What type of shampoo you use?
In the current economic climate cutting your dreadlocks could benefit you a lot. I was curious about the cost of maintaining dreadlocks and asked some of the people I know that rock this hairstyle about the cost involved.
The responses were astonishing. $200.00 TTD or just about $32.00USD every two weeks for a visit to your friendly and very professional non-celebrity locktician /hairdresser. Local celebrity lockticians cost more. This does not count the time you will spend traveling to where your hairdresser operates and the 2 hours odd time in the chair. Oh! that does not count the waiting time. That can be a tough call I think for entertainers who didn’t win any titles and real money last carnival huh?
The real encouragement for me to cut my hair is that I can walk into the barbar shop, and out in 30 min or less. Yes I walk, the barber is 3 minutes walk from my home and the cut or as they say “trim” only costing me 20.00TTD, just over 3.00USD. If I feel like, I get my neighbour to cut it for free. Well almost free, it usually cost a couple beers and some ole talk, but I home watching the game and having a time.
Besides, dudes like me don’t need a hairstyle to pick up chicks.
NOTE: Sean De Mills was last seen looking for a Rasta wig to buy.
Bunji Garlin without dreadlocks
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