Hey America! We invented the hlokoloza in South Africa before you did

Hey America! We invented the hlokoloza in South Africa before you did

America prides itself as a nation on the forefront of technological development and an American, Deon Cole, unveiled a revolutionary product.

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The product is called the ez-scratch' and he designed it to help women scratch their itchy scalps under their wigs or weaves.

However, South Africans have been using a device similar for this for years and unlike Cole's product which ranges from between $9.95 (R135.27) for one or $29.83 (R405.81) for a pack of 3. The one available in SA can cost as little as R5.

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The device is know in SA as i'hlokoloza which is a Zulu colloquialism for poke and is a common sight tucked into the weave of African women.

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When it comes to hairstyles Maumela Mahuwa is the queen and she knows all about what looks good and what doesn't. She has probably used a Hlokoloza more than once in her life.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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