19.3.11

A is for Afro

This is in response to a query from Cynthia about transitioning to natural hair for her and her daughter. I will do another article specifically on children’s hair later. My first contribution to Zed Hair is based on seven years of being natural - a thrilling, fascinating and sometimes frustrating journey and this is what I have learned. 


Relaxed hair in not easier – we’re just accustomed to it. Take a good look at what relaxing entails – oils, creams, burns, the expense and especially the long term effects to our hair and scalp such as thinning and breaking and I’m sure you’re agree it’s more complex than we believe.

Natural hair will grow without any help - avoid the temptation to complicate it. Many of the websites offer complex hair care methods that question the term “natural.” If you want to know about natural – ask 

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