We condemn our hair to Death Row;a life sentence of denial, shame, bewilderment & imprisonment….We need a Kinky Hair Coup d’etat!
(photo courtesty of NY Public Library)Above is an Ancient Egyptian wig made of human hairattached to a net — 18th Dynasty Egypt(from Egyptology: Hanging in the Hair —www.homestead.com/wysinger/hair2.html)The wig is for a lady, in the style of the18th Dynasty, BC 1400. Also shown is a wig box made of kash orwriting reeds, discovered in a
Conspiracy Theorists! A naturalist proclaimed that putting extensions in one’s head is totally wrong! The reason: Most human hair extensions come from Asian hair. Therefore, the Asian hair has vibrations that are interfering w/ the souls of African-Americans. And this is part of a conspiracy to erase African- American identity. …just a thought….
“Gotta get my hair done.” We will take grocery money, rent money, mortgage money, car payment money, telephone bill money, children’s clothes money and spend it to get our hair weaved, wigged, braided, permed, touched up, locked up…. We are some ladies that will splurge on our hair.
The Rage — The Lace-Front Wig is thenew rage for many Black women. It wasmade famous by Tyra & Beyonce. RuPaul wore the wigs years ago.It was originally created for cancer patientsand women with alopecia. Here, again, the natural hair is hidden underneath the wigs.It has lace fronts that are glued to yourhairline to look like the fake
Ladies….what message are you sending to her??? The Fake Hair Revolution is in full swing. It’s time fora counter-revolution….Let’s master our real hair insteadof the hypocrisy we’re perpetrating.
Soft Sheen and Johnson Products were onceBlack-owned hair care products companies.By the late 1990s owners had sold to mainstreamcorporations. L’Oreal, Alberto-Culver, andProctor Gamble are the top 3 hair care producers.Some hair care companies are still Black-owned:Dudley Products, Luster Products and Bronner Bros. Koreans dominate the Black hair industry, especiallywhen it comes to fake hair coming from
Ready….Get Set….Weave!!! DONE????? Reject Natural Hair Catapults Our Inner Beauty to a Higher Consciousness:
This is famed artist Annie Lee’s Extensions….It’s real.
Photograph by Kenneth Garrett, The Egyptian Museum, Cairo —Courtesy of National Geographic Nubian Queen Kawit shown on her sarcophagus having her hair dressed…. Now, check out the hair. Queen Kawit is either getting her wig fixed or getting her natural hair braided. Whichever, it’s still Afrocentric hair.