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Natural And Relaxed Women Discuss How They’re Judged For Their Hair Choices In New Web Series

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Natural And Relaxed Women Discuss How They’re Judged For Their Hair Choices In New Web Series

By Brande Victorian via http://madamenoire.com

 

As Black women, sometimes we feel like we just can’t win. And that’s especially true when it comes to our hair choices. For the past several years, relaxed women have felt judged for choosing to still straighten their hair in the midst of the booming natural hair movement. Meanwhile, women who rock their true texture still face all sorts of stereotypes about the type of woman they must be because of their hairstyles. And while some may argue, “it’s just hair; it’s not that deep,” as one woman pointed out in a new web series on this very topic, “You’re not just talking about my hair, you’re talking about me because my hair is an extension of me.”

 

The web series is called “Black Hair Is” and it was created by Antonia Opiah with the support of Smooth N’ Shine to explore whether our ideals around Black hair have shifted as quickly as our styles of choice. To do this, Opiah and her team interviewed six women with natural hair and six …

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