Friday, August 31, 2012

Tracee Ellis Ross and "Joan" Natural Hair

The lovely and elegant Tracee Ellis Ross with her hair in a ponytail.

Lovely-- Source

Natural Hair Pic of the Day

I would not think her lip color would work, but I love it on her! Source

What To Wear For Labor Day

It's that time of year where we try to squeeze in the last bits of summer --BBQs, dips in the pool, and wearing the last of our cute summer clothes -- because Labor Day Weekend means it's time for cooler temps and fall fashions.

Here are some cute summer outfits to mark the official "end of summer." These are easily transitionable beyond Labor Day into fall's cooler temps because they incorporate summer items into fall. A few essentials, though, are a must: chambray shirts and blazers to wear with everything from white skinnys and maxi dresses.

Throw on a pair of riding boots when it cools off and you're good to go.

What are you wearing for Labor Day?

Natural Hair Pic of the Day

Love this!

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Froed out

I was in a fro mood after dealing with matted natural hair. Stretched hair into two braids the night before. Added a dab of gel to bangs. Done.

8 months ago, I had to use a blow out to get this length. No blowout, only stretched hair over night. It's growing, but these knots are killing me!

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Fairy Knots Be Damned!

Another knot?
 This is probably going to come off as a natural hair rant, because it is!

The longer and thicker my natural hair gets, the more fairy knots I get. I'm walking around right now with one on the ends of my hair and a loced piece of hair, all because I don't have my shears with me at work. Tempted to rip it out with my fingers. Only these don't feel like fairy knots, but supersized knots.

Why Knotting Now?

A few years ago, I rarely got a knot. But now? Oh, it's knot city. I just snipped out quite a few matted knots out yesterday. Usually, the knots are limited to my crown -- the thickest part of my hair. I've cut down on gel and have been using Shea Moisture, though I have not totally eliminated gel from my regimen.

I don't know how and the hell folks comb out their locs; my hair mats up like nobody's business and I can't even think to get any object through it without ripping my  hair.

So I snip. And snip some more.

Knot Today
But it gets tiring because I'm losing length in the crown. It's not just one piece of hair that's matted, but multiple pieces of hair -- sometimes on the end, but often in the middle of a piece of hair.

I keep wondering what I need to do differently?

I wear a headwrap every night (a year ago, I used to sleep without one). Eff finger detangling and low manipulation and break out a wide tooth comb every few days? Use henna again (that might be a very good idea)? Add a protein treatment? Eggs, mayo, what? Castor oil (I've heard its good for knots)? Blow it out, avoiding wetting my hair and keeping it stretched? Avoid wetting my hair at all (but isn't water supposed to help with moisture?) Do my deep conditioning (been slacking on my deep con routine).

I'm just confused.  Not sure what I have to do, but I know that I'm sick of these knots.

How do you avoid knots in your natural hair?

Natural Hair Pic of the Day

Beautiful pic! Source

Monday, August 27, 2012

Natural Hair Pic of the Day

I love this pic!

HairTroversy: Natural Hair Ban on Locs, Cornrows at Hampton Gets New Life

Can men with locs and natural hair styles climb the corporate ladder? Hampton University says "no."
Hampton University, the historically black college/university (HCBU) whose business school banned natural hairstyles like cornrows and locs on men in 2001, is at it again.

Seemingly, out of nowhere (slow news day, maybe?) the issue of "allowing" certain natural hairstyles made the news again last week. None of this is new and I'm really not sure why all of this is even getting a new life now, more than 10 years later.

But the story made the rounds on blogs last week (I saw a column written by Demetria Lucas on and I suppose it's a hotbutton issue -- again. Perhaps most of the kerfluffle was over this comment accredited to Hampton Business School Dean Sid Credle:

"I mean, Charles Drew didn't wear [cornrows or locs], Muhammad Ali didn't wear it, Martin Luther King didn't wear it.”

Same Hair Ish, Different Year

More than 10 years later, same foolishness.

Hair styles aren't something that need to be "legislated," particularly not at the college level. Not privy to details, but I'm assuming that you don't hear Yale, Stanford or Harvard telling its biz school graduates about what hairstyles to wear. And even if they did, so what?

Like it or not, there is a professional uniform. Biz school grads who frown at wearing a suit to work -- or at least dress slacks and a nice shirt and tie -- are probably going to get the side eye when it comes time for them to negotiate large deals and wheel and deal with the big boys -- and girls.

There is an "accepted" style of dress, no matter the environment. Same goes for hairstyles, depending upon whom you work for. What flies at Facebook (Co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is known for wearing hoodies and shorts) won't work on the New York Stock Exchange where more conservative blue/gray suits and wingtips are the norm. 

Which Natural Hairstyles Does Hampton Think are OK?

Maybe I didn't get the memo, but since when did Hampton get off telling grads what hairstyles to wear to work? Let the chips fall as they may. Kids wear their hair in all different styles while in college. It's called self expression.

But unless they are art students or fashion majors (two very different professions in which creativity is actually embraced) most students ditch or at least tone down the colorful, spiked hair and wild and crazy look right around graduation, because they need a J-O-B. Especially in this economy.

Does an HBCU really want to tackle this argument about, all things, natural hair?

Wonder what Hampton said about afros back in the 70s? Did they ban those, too? After all, afros at one point were seen as a rebellious type hairstyle -- very different from the "acceptable" processed conks that Black men wore and the press and curls that Black women wore.

What's Really Being Said Here?

Why Hampton feels the need to "ban" these natural hair styles -- or any hairstyle for that matter -- is beyond me. Sometimes, you really don't need to say or do anything. We're just getting to the point where natural hair is "accepted" in the workplace among Black women.

Now this?

Let me be clear: I feel some kind of way about cornrows. Cute on a 5-year-old boy, but not so cute on a 30-year-old man. Hate to say it, but corn rows on grown men over 30 aren't cute to me. Too much baggage (read: Did you just do a stint in jail?) for me, and it's a juvenile style that I associate with younger men.

But just because I may not feel them, doesn't mean that the business school has to "ban" them or legislate them, especially when it comes to adults. It's one thing to nurture and mentor young adults. Who among us hasn't worn something in professional circles that, looking back, probably wasn't a good idea?

Yet, it's quite another to outright "ban" a hairstyle; that's my beef.

Like them or hate them, corn rows are not a particularly accepted style outside of creative circles (folks who aren't musicians, athletes and artists). Even some of those folks who used to rock cornrows hard no longer wear them (think Ludacris, Bow Wow).

Can't say the same thing about locs, though they are not accepted in many non-creative professional circles, especially if they are long. Just like long hair (longer than neck length) on most men, of any race, isn't accepted everywhere, either. Good luck trying to get long hair into a military or police academy with flowing hair.

Men and Natural Hair

At the same time, men have an all together different natural hair battle, which usually has more to do with length than anything, since there is the perception that long hair is feminine.  We may debate about which natural hairstyles are OK for women in the workplace (there are many) but men with natural hair have a totally different battle, depending upon their profession.

Does Hampton "allow" locs on women? Would love to know, since I've posted some of the most baddest loc styles that would totally be appropriate in the most corporate of settings. For all I know, Hampton is telling it's female students that natural updos aren't acceptable in corporate America, when I know I've posted plenty of natural hairstyles on this blog that are.

Doing Too Much?

I know that HBCUs prepare our men and women for corporate America -- and they have expectations, real high ones. Credle's right: MLK didn't wear locs. I get it. Yet, it's a very slippery slope that will soon extend to how students talk, dress, act and walk - all things that are probably drilled into HBCU students.

Still, a "ban" is totally unnecessary, especially when it comes to adult styles at an institution of higher  learning. No matter how an HBCU feels about hairstyles, it's really hard to convince folks that they aren't coming down on natural hair  -- period. And we all know that natural hairstyles get the most criticism from our own folks, not everyone else.

More than 10 years after Hampton issued its first "ban" on locs and cornrows on men, we've come a long way, baby. Not unusual at all to see natural hair -- in many styles -- in the workplace, on both men and women.

Sometimes, it's best to leave our own personal expectations out of it and avoid policing individual styles; leave it to the workplace to do that.

What do you think about Hampton's ban on natural hairstyles?

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Natural Hair Pic of the Day

Love the scarf! Source

Serena Williams Wears A Curly Weave

Serena at a taping of the Letterman show. Girl, give me those Loubies!
 Serena Williams is no stranger to changing hairstyles, and now sports a curly weave on the regular.

She's one of many celebs who now wear curly hair  -- including Kelly Rowland. Though Serena will quickly change her hairstyle up, she seems to be a fan of the curly look. She's worn the style for a minute now.

What do you think of Serena's hairstyle?

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Product Review: Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie

After trying Shea Moisture's Curl Enhancing Smoothie more than a year ago, I was anxious to try it again.

The last time I used it, I had OK results.

But, I was wearing a wash and go back then and this product, for me, wasn't really good for that. It did give me hella ponytails, tho, and laid my hair down like nobody's business. Fast forward a year later and I'm over wash and gos. My hair has also gotten a lot thicker, so I need something a bit heavier for slicked down ponytails.

Went to Target and got mine for $9.99. I'm so glad that I gave this product another try. Check out this YouTube product review by MxdNativeBeauty.

                                           Source: YouTube

Though I'm late to the party, it is truly a holy grail product. My heavy handed self has had to learn that less is more -- especially when it comes to this. I have this automatic tendency to scoop out a palm sized portion of any product and just smash it on my hair ---forget how much product the label suggests.

I did that and my hair had flaky buildup -- so not good. Now, I get a few tiny fingerfuls of product and I'm good. It's a super duper moisturizer and I don't have to use a lot. I use it on damp hair to define my curls. It's great as a moisturizer and styler. It's thick, rich and creamy; a little dab will do you. Made with shea butter, coconut and hibiscus, the product looks good enough to eat -- like a rich frosting, but only it's good for your hair. 

I have yet to try it on twistouts. Can't wait to try other things in the line, like the Shea Moisture Restorative Conditioner. 

Have you tried Shea Moisture's Curl Enhancing Smoothie?

Natural Hair Pic of the Day

Gorge! --Source

Friday, August 17, 2012

Gabby Gets A Hair Style Over

Before: Gabby's hair while competing in the Olympics         After: Gabby's hair done by stylist Ted Gibson  
Gabby Douglas -- the 16-year-old, two-time Gold Medal gymnast whose hair some folks just love to hate -- received a hair "style" over by celebrity hair stylist Ted Gibson,  who has styled the locks of First Lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey.

Gabby, who wrapped up the Olympics in London last week, made talk show rounds sporting Gibson's handy work -- a weave of cascading curls. Gabby She made an appearance on Good Morning America with long beach waves; earlier, she appeared alongside Michelle Obama with a long weaved ponytail on the Jay Leno Show.

After winning two Gold Medals, Gabby's hair became the topic of blistering criticism online, with some labeling her hair style of choice -- a gelled, weaved ponytail with clips -- as inappropriate.

Gabby's Hair is Different; So What?

Some have dubbed Gabby's new style a hair "makeover," but it's anything but. Earlier, Gabby defended herself against hair critics and made it clear that her ponytail and clips were going to stay while performing -- a style that many on her team also wore. 

Gabby's new style isn't much different than her previous styles. Past pictures of Gabby show her wearing what appears to be a straight weave; the only difference with this particular new style is that it's a bit curlier -- technically, no different than what she usually wears -- and was done by a celebrity stylist.

Who would turn down a chance for styling by a celebrity stylist? I certainly wouldn't. And you know that just about all of the Olympic Gold Medalists will be offered some kind of style, hair and makeup advice.

This is what Gibson told the Daily Mail about Gabby's hair:
"I believe all that talk had to take a toll on her," he said, referring to the criticism Gabby received about wearing her hair in clips and a gelled ponytail and how it affected her subsequent performances. "How could it not? You've worked so hard for something and then people tear you apart for little or nothing."
 The stylist said he hopes his efforts will help Douglas "feel good about being in her own skin."

"Women know coming to me is a soothing and nurturing experience that compliments the styles I give them,' he said. 'It's about the hair, and then it's about much more."

I'm So Over It

I really don't get all the criticism about Gabby's hair. So many folks chastised Gabby -- read: Black folks --telling her that she needed to "do something" with her hair and calling her derogatory remarks. Never mind that she won two Olympic medals and is the first African American to win a Gold Medal in the Women's All-Around Gymnastics' competition.

Who among us has hair that is always picture perfect, especially if you are an athlete competing in the Olympics? Black women won't work out now, for fear of destroying their hairstyles, and it's absolutely killing us. 

There's something wrong with us when we are all too happy to throw shade on Gabby's accomplishments in order to focus on her hair and how we think it should be styled. Really? And folks wonder why Black women are so fucked up about our hair?

OK, now Gabby has done "something" with her hair; that should make everyone happy now, right? Most of those folks who bashed her online are probably happy, because she's got straightened, weaved locks -- an "appropriate" style for an athlete, right?



Can we please just close the book on Gabby's hair now once and for all?

What do you think of Gabby's new hair style?

Natural Hair Pic of the Day

I love color and curls! -- Source

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Janelle Monae: Cover Girl's First Natural Model?

Janelle Monae -- Cover Girl's first model with natural hair? Source
R&B singer Janelle Monáe is the new spokesmodel for COVERGIRL.

Monáe will star in the makeup line's fall campaign and, perhaps, is the first openly natural Cover Girl model (I think Queen Latifah may be natural, but I'm not sure since she largely wears her hair straight).

COVERGIRL couldn't have picked a better spokesperson. With her trademark natural pompadour and uniquely styled black and white ensembles, the songstress encourages others to embrace their uniqueness.

"Becoming a COVERGIRL is truly an honor and a gift," said Monáe in a statement in Essence Magazine.  "It opens up a new platform for me to inspire women to feel stronger, braver and more beautiful inside and out. One of my core values is to help redefine what it means to be a strong and beautiful woman in the music and fashion worlds and to empower the wonderful things that make us unique."

“I believe it’s time that women truly owned their superpowers and used their beauty and strength to change the world around them,” said Monáe.

Natural Celeb: Shingai Shoniwa

UK Indie rock band singer Shingai Shoniwa graces the cover of Pride Magazine with all of her glorious natural hair. I always  love her hair!


Natural Hair Pic of the Day

Can I tell you that I LOVE her natural hair? -- Source

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Naomi Campbell's Edges Revealed Again

Naomi Campbell with  no edges
Model Naomi Campbell photographed with no edges -- Source
Recent photos of Naomi Campbell have surfaced on and showing the supermodel with virtually no hairline and bald edges.

This isn't the first time that Campbell's hairline was outed. In 2010, the first pictures of Ms. Campbell's edges -- appearing to be permanently damaged by traction alopecia -- on a photo shoot surfaced and shocked many. The pictures are almost too painful to look at, reportedly the awful effects of years of weaved hairstyles while on the red carpet and gracing the covers of high fashion mags.

But two years later, it doesn't appear that Campbell's edges have grown back at all.

I don't wish hair loss on anyone, but I do wonder what price are we willing to pay for our hair? Especially when it's the hair of one of the most beautiful women in the world and a successful supermodel over 40 who, personal issues notwithstanding, still gives models decades her junior a run for their money.

I can't help but hurt for her. Money isn't an issue; lack of time, maybe. No woman wants their edges to look like Naomi's. And no hairstyle or weave is worth sacrificing your hair. Then I wonder:  Is her hair loss permanent? Has she tried things like castor oil massages or other methods for regrowing her edges?

Would you risk your hairline on a weave?

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Solange Is The New Spokesmodel for Madewell

Solange in Madewell
 One of our favorite curlies, Solange Knowles, is the new face of Madewell -- the cool, hip sister brand of iconic retailer J. Crew.

Solange sports her trademark voluminous curly fro in the retailer's fall ad campaign. She also dons the retailer's funky yet casual chic clothing -- a seemingly perfect pairing for Knowles, who is known for her funky, trendsetting fashions and hair.

                                      Source: YouTube

Brandy Sports Curly Weave in LA

Brandy's curly weave made its debut a few months ago at the BET Show Awards and now she's returning with another stunning curly look while at the MDA Show of Strength in LA.

Brandy wearing a curly weave

What do you think of Brandy's curly weave?

Natural Hair Pic of the Day

Waist-length locs

Monday, August 6, 2012

Natural Hair Pic of the Day

Easy, simple natural hair style. Gotta try this!

Gabby Douglas Responds To Hair Criticism

Gabby Douglas hair  has drawn the ire of online commenters
Get used to Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas' clipped, gelled ponytail. Because it's going to stay.

"I don’t think people should be worried about that,” she told the Associated Press, speaking about the recent online backlash that she's gotten from some.

As far as her ponytail?

"Nothing is going to change,” Douglas said. ”I’m going to wear my hair like this during beam and bar finals. You might as well just stop talking about it.”

'Nuff said. As I said last week, haters gonna hate -- and Gabby's hair response is totally warranted. I'm just glad that she isn't changing her hair for anyone.
What do you think about Douglas' statement?

Bronner Brothers International Hair Show in Atlanta

The biggest hair show of them all -- the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show -- kicked off this weekend in Atlanta.

The hair show is a legendary, can't-miss show, of which there are two each year. Although their focus is on relaxed hair, natural hair brands and natural hair represent, of course -- especially when you consider that relaxer sales have decreased double digits since the late 2000s.

The show, now in its 65th year, is known for their backbending -- literally -- hair competitions and unique displays of hair. The show lasts through August 7.

An example of the hair styles featured at Bronner Bros.

Have you attended a Bronner Bros. hair show?

Friday, August 3, 2012

Natural Hair Pic of the Day

Fro lushness! Source

HairTroversy: Gabby Douglas' Hair Criticized

Two-Time Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Gabrielle "Gabby" Douglas
No sooner had 16-year old gymnast Gabby Douglas won two Olympic Gold Medals -- making history as the first African American the All Around Gymnastics competition  -- had the convo drifted, not to her jaw-dropping athletic accomplishments, but, to of all things, her hair.


Some social media sites and blogs went HAM over Gabby's hair. And you know we were all up in it.
“I love how she’s doing her thing and winning,’’ 22-year-old Latisha Jenkins of Detroit told The Daily Beast. “But I just hate the way her hair looks."With all those pins and gel ... I wish someone could have helped her make it look better since she’s being seen all over the world. She representing for black women everywhere.’’
Really, Latisha? This is what you had to add to the discussion? I'm all for different opinions, but sometimes folks really need to shut the hell up! Now folks -- sites like Gawker and other mainstream sites -- are zeroing in on the supposed criticism, making news about an "issue" that really isn't worth reporting.

How superficial -- and stupid -- is this conversation about Gabby's hair?

Hair over Olympic Medal?

Latisha isn't alone. A caller on V-103 in Atlanta on Friday essentially said the same thing, referring to Gabby's hair in a number of derogatory ways, which I won't go into specifics here. But know that essentially, she said Gabby isn't representing for the race because her hair looks a hot mess. To his credit, radio host Frank Ski went in on the caller, calling her a "slave" for her opinions and focusing on hair.

Let's focus on the facts, not the hair: Gabby Douglas is the first African American to win a gold meal in the women's Olympics all-around gymnastics competition. On Tuesday, she picked up her first gold medal, leading the USA gymnastics team to its first medal since 1996.

How Many Olympic Medals Do You Have?

"Hot mess" is up to interpretation. I wonder how our hair would look if we were going for the Gold. I sure know mine would be sweated out, all over my head. Gabby's hair is fine -- gathered into a ponytail, like many of her other teammates. Get a workout regimen like Gabby's and let me see how your hair looks? I dare you.

Why are we even talking about this? Reportedly, Gabby is relaxed and uses gel and a weave ponytail to keep her hair in place during her high-energy routines. Umm... What should Gabby have said, as she was training, that she doesn't want to compete too hard because her hair might get messed up?

I Give Up! The Problem is "Us"

Please! Folks criticizing obviously don't know too many world-class athletes, who don't let trivial things like appearance get into their way. They focus on the Gold, not their hair. I am so done. Let's look at who the real "enemy" is: The "fight" about wearing our natural hair, for the most part, isn't being waged in White America; this is Black America's war. And I'm tired of fighting the battle!

We are the ones complaining about her hair -- not them. Why do we insist on finding something, anything and everything, to criticize about each other? Why wouldn't we instead lift this girl up for her accomplishments, the sacrifices she made to get there and be proud of what she's accomplished and what she'll no doubt continue to accomplish?

I sometimes hate to use the term "haters," since it's often a catch-all phrase that folks use whenever they are criticized at all, even constructively. But THIS ight here? Haters gone hate!


Even if Gabby's hair wasn't fine, so what? That's not the point -- the gold medals are. I could give two less than damns about Gabby's hair or how she chooses to style it. Wear it bald, in locs, braids or shave it all off, hell, I don't care. Half of the folks criticizing her hair need to have several seats, because they've never competed in a race, let alone an international competition.

The same folks spouting off about Gabby's hair are the same folks who don't work out at all because they don't want to mess up their hair. And most of those folks who are doing the talking are Black. What, are Black women competing in Olympic-level swimming not supposed to swim because their hair will get messed up?

Don't Listen, Gabby

I hope to God that Gabby, and any other Olympic athlete concerned about her hair, brushes this criticism off. Really, who cares about Gabby's hair while she's winning Olympic medals -- competing is her primary concern, not her hair. I can just see her now: I'm not going to do that triple somersault because that will mess up my curls! Girl, Bye!

How ignorant is that? Apparently, Kellogg's is quite OK with putting Gabby's face -- and her hair  -- on a box of Corn Flakes, gelled ponytail and all. Let's see us talk about that! Edited to Add: For folks with their hands all up in Gabby's hair, know that this Kellog's deal was worth MILLIONS. Now, how many of those do YOU have?

Olympic Medalist Gabby Douglas on Kellog's Corn Flaxes Box Source

Funny thing is, I saw all of this coming, because I wondered if Gabby was natural (she's not, reportedly). And I knew that some folks would instantly zero in on her hair, just to criticize. She's a two-time winning Olympic Gold Medal winning athlete. Point Blank. Period. End of conversation.

Let's keep the focus on her Olympic accomplishments, not her hair.

What do you think of the criticism about Gabby Douglas' hair?

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Oprah Rocks Her Natural Hair On Cover of O Mag

Oprah wears a textured style
Is Oprah Winfrey natural?

She's wearing a natural style on the September cover of O Magazine, You can pick up your shea butter from off the floor! Ms. Winfrey is indeed natural, according to her website, which says,
"Check Out Oprah's Natural Hair on O Magazine's September 2012 Cover!"
"For the first time ever, Oprah's appearing on the cover of O without blow-drying or straightening her hair. She says that wearing her hair naturally—as she often does on weekends and on vacation—makes her feel unencumbered."

We are so glad Oprah embraced her curls on the cover of her magazine! We welcome you!

This is big. Whatever Ms.Winfrey decidees to do with her hair is big news. Besides FLOTUS Michelle Obama, you can't get any bigger than this.

Who could forget Chris Rock weave checking Oprah's scalp on Good Hair? And remember that infamous YouTube vid a few years back of Oprah and her lush, gorgeous natural hair in a shoulder-length blowout?

Naturals worldwide were happy to claim her, then she got a relaxer. Though her stylist, Andre Walker, made quite a few bumbling statements about kinky hair while he tried to promote his new hair care product line.

                                     Source: YouTube
Now, Oprah is wearing the curls again. We still love Oprah's thick hair, relaxed or not. Very possible that she wore a braidout or a wash and go on the cover. Come on, Oprah, girl, let's dish products? Oprah has worn a variety of hairstyles over her 25+ years on national TV, from bouncy layered cuts, to straight and curly weaves and extensions and lush shoulder length curls to cornrows.

In the September issue, we love Oprah's hair gems, including that she wears her hair curly on the weekends and likes a variety of styles (Duh, we knew that!)  Come on, Oprah, let's see those curls during the week.

And Oprah also said she considered a big chop:

"I wanted to wear it close-cropped, à la Camille Cosby, but her husband Bill convinced me otherwise. ‘Don’t do it,’ he said. ‘You’ve got the wrong head shape and you’ll disappoint yourself.’ I took his advice.”

Humbly disagree with Mr. Cosby's opinion (Oprah has the face shape to pull it off, IMO. Though Mrs. Cosby and Ms. Winfrey have different, but both beautiful, hair textures, Oprah would look STUNNING with a TWA).

Are you glad that Oprah is natural?

Natural Hair Pic of the Day

Y'all still believing that myth that dark girls can't grow hair? As if long, healthy is totally up to genetics and isn't about healthy hair care practices. This is for all of those who still believe that mess.