Kushite Prince had a beautiful post on natural Black beauty and loving your natural self. Thank you, KP! (Please check out his video on beauty & self- acceptance and his wonderful youtube channel!) It reminded me that I’ve been back natural for 10 years! I can remember telling my bald, male hairstylist that it’d […]Read more "a natural hair appreciation post"
I love this perfect acronym! I am all for personal style expression, but I’m even more for helping a brother or sister realize their ultimate, natural beauty. And the magic within our manes! Check out and subscribe! C.O.M.B: Your Hair — MINDSIGHTCOLLECTIVE I am going to break down the science bit using the acronym C.O.M.B: Coils, […]Read more "C.O.M.B: Your Hair (a repost)"
Hey lovelies! Happy Wednesday! I was talking to my friend Bre this past weekend about hair and why some Black women feel the need to cover their luxurious crowns with someone else’s flat, lifeless hair, espeeeecially when the weave appears cheap, unkempt and dirty. Bre’s been natural for years, but still visits youtube for inspiration […]Read more "a hair texture appreciation post"
I met a young lady a few weeks ago who broke my heart. A little. Since my arms were full, she – let’s call her Angel – greeted me with a warm half hug and a loving cheek squish followed up with a shower of compliments to my freshly chopped low fade. Angel went on to […]Read more "YOU go get a perm, Dick."
It’s modern day colonization. An invasion of our follicles. A new Black Code. I say bleep that bleep and do not support anyone or anything that doesn’t accept our hair in its natural glory. And yes, that includes schools and workplaces. I know it’s often easier said than done because we need jobs, right? Maybe. […]Read more "Black Hair v. White Laws [a reblog]"