Meaning of Pajón (naturalhair )/ significado del Pajón

As more and more Latinas are stopping relaxing their hair and opting to wear our hair  Al Natural the word PAJON is more present than ever….

But What is a Pajón anyway?


  pajón is a  Thick high cane landsthat have been stubble. 

Pajón flower

Pajón is a very popular word in Dominican Republic referring to Big Afro, usually not in a good way, when a Dominican said you got a Pajón it means you need to go to the hair salon now, hhahhaha….

this is a Pajón

As many Dominicans like myself are decided to embraced out natural, curly hair we are using many word from the Dominican  slang, like Pajón, I guess is our way to say that is ok to have a Pajón, this is our hair and we like it, love it  and care for it…
Imy pajon      yo mi pajon


Cada vez mas Latinas estamos optando por llevar nuestro pelo al natural y no poner desrizado en nuestro pelo, por tal motivo la palabra Pajón ha comenzado a rondar en casi todos los site de pelo natural en Ingles y Español, pero que significa Pajón?

PAJON:  Es la Caña alta y gruesa de las tierras que han quedado de rastrojo.
Pajon es una palabra muy popular en la República Dominicana se refiere a un pelo grande y Afro, por lo general no en un muy bien sentido que digamso, cuando un dominicano te dice que  tienes un Pajón Te esta diciendo ve al Salón de belleza ahora mismo, jajjajjajjja

Muchas Dominicanas como yo estamos optando por llevar nuestro pelo al natural, rizado, y varias palabras del argot popular están saliendo como es el caso del Pajón, creo que es nuestra manera de decir que no es tan malo el tener un Pajón, este es nuestro pelo y nos gusta, lo amamos y cuidamos tal y como es …
Imy pajon      yo  mi pajon

6 thoughts on “Meaning of Pajón (naturalhair )/ significado del Pajón

  1. Maybe I am wrong but judging by the pic, it looks like he dry brushed his hair. That is damaging and it is the reason it looks like a frizzy afro. As long as you use conditioner, it is better to comb when wet.

  2. Pls, don’t be so self centered lpl. Pajon is not just for curly hair. If you have straight hair and is a mess you also got a pajon 😂

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