• Yes, I Wear Wigs - and No, That Doesn't Mean I Hate My Hair

    2 monthes ago - By Pop Sugar

    Being told your whole life that as a woman you are defined by your beauty, and that your hair is a key part of that beauty , leads many Black women to have a special attachment to their hair. I was definitely a victim of this. I would obsess over my hair, and if I couldn't get it quite right, I wouldn't go out in public. My hair needed to be absolutely pin-straight and perfect when I wore it out, which led to me damage my hair with a straightener multiple times and then eventually use a relaxer.
    My mother absolutely hates extensions, so I was never allowed to wear them. She had certain...
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