Natural Hair. Don’t Care.
Contrary to mainstream belief, Natural Hair is not for the faint hearted. There are so many products out there, so many do’s and don’ts, all for the love of the Fro. I have always liked keeping things simple – as in my business, my relationships and life in general, so too the products I use on my hair.
It is so good to see that the natural hair community is flourishing and buzzing with hair tips, sharing personal journeys of triumph and sometimes despair. What I have observed is that we still care what others think of our natural hair, hearing words like unkempt, unprofessional, lazy, untidy, the list goes on. I see sisters deeply affected by this, whether it is anger, sadness, disappointment – whatever it is, we can agree that it is not a good feeling. So what can we do? Tame our curls? Relax our coils and kinks? Hell No! Unless it makes you happy to do so.
Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but that is all it is an opinion! Just because someone says it, does not make it true. Don’t allow someone’s opinion of you distract you or rob you of your joy. It is time to be your own cheerleader and the rest will follow….or not, and if you can be okay with that, you create space for better things to come.