I absolutely love this article!
Here’s what I know: I’m cute and I have a great figure. Whoever sees me, sees me. Those to whom I am invisible didn’t merit my time in the first place.–Carolyn Edgar
I believe every woman who returns to natural hair via the big chop goes thorough what Carolyn went through. Although she went from mid-back length locs to a TWA, rather than from relaxed to natural hair, the shock of seeing one in a different way can be traumatizing and spur regrets if one does not do it for the right reasons…that reason (in my humble opinion) being because they want to! I think it makes you develop character, self acceptance and leads to self confidence. Read more... (556 words, 4 images, estimated 2:13 mins reading time)
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This video is fascinating! And to answer the question, “Are People Ready to Accept Natural Hair?”, I say emphatically, YESSSSS; it first starts with the individual accepting herself and then it will become normal for all those around her. I’d say we’ve done pretty well normalizing it, as everywhere I look I see a fluffy cloud of kinks and curls. This is drastically different from when I first moved to Florida over 12 years ago. Let’s keep the momentum going!
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