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Old 03-13-2012, 10:23 AM   #1
 
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Question Why do salons use a pic. of curly and straight as before and after?

What happened to all types of hair being ok. it seems like this lank straight look is lasting a long time, and salons use a picture of a normal looking woman with lovely natural curly hair as a "before" picture! then straight hair as the after picture? not to be critical but there is an ad on this site for straight hair shampoo and conditioner, is this a reflection of society at this time, uptight, narrow minded, like how skirt lengths show how society is feeling? Gooday all.
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Old 03-13-2012, 07:09 PM   #2
 
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Non-straight hair is known to be a deviance in many societies. It'll take a long time before it'll be just as 100% accepted as straight hair is. I say, be patient, my dear, our time shall come!

Meanwhile, I'm going to wear my curls with pride. If that makes me a rebel, then go ahead; being bad feels good, anyway.
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Old 03-14-2012, 05:35 AM   #3
 
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Non-straight hair is known to be a deviance in many societies. It'll take a long time before it'll be just as 100% accepted as straight hair is. I say, be patient, my dear, our time shall come!

Meanwhile, I'm going to wear my curls with pride. If that makes me a rebel, then go ahead; being bad feels good, anyway.
+1, proud curly rebel here signing on for duty, lol!
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Old 03-23-2012, 05:17 PM   #4
 
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salons use a picture of a normal looking woman with lovely natural curly hair as a "before" picture!
I have to say that in all the "before" pictures I've seen, the curly hair never looks beautiful, it always looks wild and frizzy and unruly/unkempt.
I mean, I don't find unruly hair ugly, because mine is very often unruly, but what I'm saying is, the before pictures are rarely gorgeous, glossy, perfect natural curls. Sometimes the "after" pics are.
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" Curly hair is not a trend, it's been with us since we left Africa and it'll be with us till the end" - From Gro Yo Fro's album set to release late summer
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Old 03-25-2012, 12:55 PM   #6
 
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I think it's because it's the easiest "change" a salon can do to a client.

In other words, "laziness."
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Old 03-31-2012, 05:08 PM   #7
 
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some people think Kobe sucks, some people think United States is a terrible country, some people think we should not fund NASA, some people like bananas and some people like apples..

No need to get hurt or annoyed, because everybody has their own personal opinion.
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Old 03-31-2012, 10:26 PM   #8
 
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I agree with ninja dog. I think it's laziness, and lack of knowledge on styling options for curly hair other than straightening.
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