My crown is my glory. Thick locs tell a story. From the roots to the tip you can get to know me. I’ve learned the beauty of these napps And through my care I found myself perhaps.
October 31, 2009
I will never forget my big chop. It was impulsive; I couldn’t wait to get to the nearest mall to have my permed hair removed forever.
Wearing my hair in locs has taught me many things but the one I love most is stay true to who you are, the natural you. Throughout our lives we are told to be a certain way in order to be perceived as beautiful.
I remember around fifth grade I started to feel like I should have a perm. There was still some girls without one but some wore their hair pressed. I wore my hair how my mom did it, in pigtail braids I was not allowed to do my hair. Once in awhile she would do them […]
Picaninny black / Picaninny blue / Your hair’s in kinky knots, mine is silky smooth / Do you wash it? / Do you dry it? / Did you braid it, dye it, buy it? / How’d you do it? / Why’d you do it? / Can you take it out, comb through it?
Now that Chris Rock has shown us one part of Black women’s hair care in his film Good Hair, America can watch how another part is styling their tresses in a pageant called America’s Next Natural Model organized by Going-Natural.com.