Showing posts with label Beauty. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Beauty. Show all posts

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Does Having A Relaxer In My Hair Erase My Blackness?

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First, I want to say that my hair is natural.  It is natural because I suffer from Alopecia, so I decided to keep it in its natural state.  Months ago, my daughter and I, had a conversation about natural hair due to the fact that she has worn it natural for a while and she asked me whether having a permanent relaxer would erase the fact that she was a black woman who is proud of her heritage.  I told her no because our experience will never let us forget who we are.

My daughter finally decided to get her hair relaxed and she does find it to be more manageable.  The truth and the fact are ladies, we hear no one question men about their hair or anything else, but we are quickly put under a microscope and examined about our reasons for doing anything.

I am proud of the natural hair movement, but we also have to let our ladies know that their hair should look well kept.  I see so many beautiful ladies with gorgeous natural hair but will keep it real and say that there are other ladies who don't keep their natural hair looking its best.  We have to take the time to keep our hair moisturized and put into attractive styles.  We know that when we had that permanent relaxer we tried to keep our hair curled or in a nice ponytail.

It takes the same effort to create a pretty hairstyle with natural hair.  Our blackness doesn't have anything to do with the way we style our hair.  We will always be known as black women and I say rock any hairstyle that you want without explanations.

Also, I am not telling you to rush out and get a relaxer but I am telling you that nothing will change our experience.  

Monday, May 15, 2017

Does Remy Ma And Jeannie Mai Really Get Along????

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I am a fan of Remy Ma, but I have been watching her on The Real talk show and they have invited her as a guest numerous times.  Every time I watch her I started to be a little annoyed with her dismissal of Jeannie Mai.  When Jeannie Mai speaks to Remy, she doesn't look Jeannie in the eye or even answers her questions, she continues to talk to the other host and Jeannie still tries to ask questions and chime in and she will act like she doesn't really hear her.

I was hoping that Remy Ma would be able to fill the spot that Tamar Braxton had on the show, but she must learn how to communicate with all the host.  She can do it but I hope someone speaks to her regarding this because it can bar her from getting viable employment on TV.  She is very beautiful and she is a beast in the rap game and I am sure that she can do a lot more.

We all can learn a lesson from this " no man or woman is an island"  communication with people from all backgrounds is very important.  It is not selling out to hold a decent conversation with someone and never let anyone affect your financial bottom line because of your actions.