I Use To Be Ashamed Of My Natural Hair

The reality is, many black people don’t think of themselves as beautiful – even I don’t. I have however found other positive physical adjectives for myself like – I’m cute or sexy – particularly when I’m covered in make-up and just had my hair done *sigh – I am not confident in my natural state 😦 I’m working on it.

Now this getting my hair done business always meant getting it relaxed and styled – no kinky hair on display, looking half Indian with perfectly straight tresses.

Well after almost 20 years of relaxing my hair, I’m on a new hair journey – I am going natural. Continue reading I Use To Be Ashamed Of My Natural Hair


Men, Black Hair And Me

Now for my bone of contention – I met a guy the other day who said to me “You would look better with your natural hair”. Yup, stabbed me right in the ego. I was a little offended. I didn’t ask but my thoughts were – Would I look better because my hair doesn’t look good now or would a natural hair style just fit my face better? Continue reading Men, Black Hair And Me