It’s a big thing for women of color – our hair. Long, short, wavy, straight, fried, died, laid to the side? Yes! It matters! Here, we can discuss our hair and how it affects our day to day lives!
A collection of the most common questions I get about my thick natural hair, but the answers would help whether you're natural or not.
"Also, my hair is really shedding. Did you have trouble with hair loss while losing weight?"
How I protect the edges of my hairline from breakage during training, and what you can use to keep your hairline healthy!
What if you swapped your hair with your body in your list of priorities? This wouldn't even be an issue then, would it?
To my knowledge Chris Rock's movie, Good Hair, doesn't have a fitness element to it, no. Although I did catch a clip of Raven-Symone (I think?) saying that our hair prevents us from "doing certain things," I'm not sure if the topic will be in there. I've asked a couple of people who have seen [...]
"Beauty is pain," but "beauty isn't sweat." Women are supposed to sit still and be pretty, like trophies, or porcelain dolls or something.
''Nothing is going to change,'' she said. ''I'm going to wear my hair like this during beam and bar finals. You might as well just stop talking about it.''
There's that looming debate over why women of color are so adamant about having straight hair. Some assumption that it is so thoroughly related to societal definitions of beauty, European standards of attractiveness, and has nothing to do with who we were born to be. Yeah, well makeup, spanx, and high heels have nothing to [...]
Let's say that there really and truly is a national average of approximately 40% of Black women who don't work out because of their hair. Let's say that. Where does the conversation go from there?
"...But my big take home message is that Black Media outlets have got to do better."