Carmen England straightens black women's hair at British Colonies Club in London.
British Colonies Club, London.
C/U mass of afro hair. Various shots of black hairdresser Carmen England doing an African woman's hair. Carmen brushes the hair, she then treats it with "secret oils". She divides the hair into sections and uses heated steel combs to straighten the woman's hair. M/S of woman looking in mirror - Carmen has styled her hair typical 40s fashion. C/U of woman.
Cataloguer's note: very unusual to come across story about ethnic minorities' beauty regimes at this time. AH 2001.