Excellent blog post by Derby City Naturals!!
Black Hair. White Hair. Biracial Hair. These terms seriously irk me. They are not real and they don’t exist. These terms focus on common stereotypes and lead the consumer to believe that they can only use products geared toward their skin color. The devil is a lie.
Hair is hair people. Now there are difference in texture, type, porosity, density and elasticity but that cannot simply be drawn among color lines. Black hair is said to be dry, tightly coiled, very dense and coarse in texture. However these properties are not exclusive to Black hair, nor does every Black person have these properties. White hair is said to be oily, straight, limp and fine. Likewise, these properties are not exclusive to White hair, nor does every White person have these properties.
Take a stroll in the beauty department in your local store. They have a section of beauty care…
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