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Your Hairstyle Shouldn’t Hurt: Big Mamma Wasn’t Right About Everything

Period. For too long stylists, mothers, aunties, and grandmothers have justified unhealthy stress on our scalps due to the fact that some women are “tender headed.” Many of us recall the horror of “wash day” among our childhood memories: combing, brushing, pressing, (burning–you know I’m not lying), head scabs from Just for Me no-lye relaxers, tight braids, “ballies” popping against… Read more →