Rescuing Black Women’s Beauty Potential

Black women, your decision to wear relaxer, curly perm, and extension based hairstyles has almost irreversibly damage many areas of your bodies, finances, emotions, and reputations. As an accomplished hairstylist, barber, SisterlocksTM technician, and man considering you THE Standard of Beauty, I beg you to read, in the order listed below, ALL of the following opinion editorial pages. You will discover haircare practices Black culture must immediately and permanently adopt to ensure Black women immediately and permanently achieve their physical, financial, emotional, and social BEST!

 

Black women, three features make you the most beautiful woman ever created. ONE, you possess the MOST spectrum-spanning, color-rich skin ever created.  TWO, you possess the MOST voluptuous, delicious, kissable, cupid bow-shape...

Relaxed and curly perm hairstyling have destroyed the health, finances, emotions, and reputations of at least three generations of Black women. Consider my mother’s generation, Black women born 1944 and earlier: their hair and scalp have been permanently destroyed. If one attends any church service or any sorority conference with a large Black female population, the majority of the women born 1944 and earlier wear straight-hair wigs, color-coordinating scarves, and fashion-forward hats mostly to hide the irreversible hair and scalp damage from...

Eliminating Black women’s hair issues sounds like a formidable task. For my mother’s generation(born 1945 and earlier) of Black women, that task remains formidable. But Generation Z(born between 1996 and 2015) and future generations(born 2016 and after) of Black women can avoid the hair issues of generations past if they make one simple move. Black women, one SIMPLE move GUARANTEES you can AVOID the...

If Black women can achieve their beauty potential simply by wearing a bald head, an Afro, or SisterlocksTM, then why have they not DONE so? They have not done so partly because they fear Black male indifference, abandonment, and rejection.

Black men, Black women fear your indifference: you caring LITTLE about the risk they take to relaxed or curly perm their natural coily hair. Many Black women feel you ...

Want Black women to achieve their beauty potential and receive the praise, attention, and recognition their beauty deserves? Then make the CHANGE! Black haircare professionals, Black sorority presidents, Black female pastors and church first ladies, Black elected governmental female officials, parents raising Black daughters, Black entertainers, Black female media figures, and Black men married to all of them, ALL OF YOU,

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