Natural hair, don’t care! I didn’t always feel that way though. In elementary school I begged my mom for a relaxer because I was tired of leaving home polished but coming back looking like a wolf. Any southern girl who has ever had natural hair that wasn’t bone-straight, knows all about the woes of natural hair and high humidity. If you’re not well-versed in natural hair, the two can be a recipe for disaster. The funny thing is that my mom has been a “hair dresser” for almost as long as I can remember, but she never did figure out how to make my locks reach their potential in their natural state. This is why I begged for perm, and in 5th grade, my wish was granted. From then until college, I was on a regular serving of the creamy crack.
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