Anyone watching the Tyra Show today? "Good hair"
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Join Date: Nov 2008
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 10:44AM
: Anyone watching the Tyra Show today? "Good hair"
I love Tyra and I watch her show a lot. Today's episode is all about what it means to have "good hair" to an African American woman.
I felt like this issue is relevant here on the boards because no matter a curlygirl's race, there has been so much pressure to look a certain way, whether it be silky straight hair or loose curls.
I know that most of my life I was teased because of the frizz and the poof, constantly asked about my ethnicity, and every day I get asked if I ever straighten my hair.
So I wanted to use this thread to be a sounding board as to what you used to think was "good hair" and if your opinion has changed.
I always thought curly hair was "good hair". I wanted to be Mariah Carey.
So what's your opinion?