hurtful comments people've made about your hair

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Wasn't especially hurtful or anything, but on a particularly bad hair day (as in, I desperately needed to wash my hair), this kid (my parents' friend's kid) came up to me and touched my hair and was like 'your hair isn't soft and silky like mine!'

HOW VERY DARE YOU, LITTLE LADY!
3A with some 3B thrown in. Medium porosity. Medium Thickness. High density.

Pre-poo: Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
Low-poo: SM Coconut & Hibiscus shampoo / ElastaQP Créme Conditioning shampoo
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UK curly. CG since October 2013.
Aiming for WL curls (eventually)
Reading through all of these comments is really sad. I was born with naturally straight hair, but I can promise I had several curly haired friends growing up and never ever teased them about it. In fact, I was jealous. A couple years later my hair had a natural wave, then went naturally curly I would definitely say it is one of the best things that has ever happened to me. It happened this past summer and when I went back to school, my friends said things like:

"Don't you know perms are bad for your hair?"
"I thought you were naturally straight. You should straighten your hair, it looks better then."
"Woah, what happened to your hair?"

I usually just sass back at them. When they tell me to straighten my hair, I tell them to curl theirs, and then they kind of back off. But I have to say, all the guys I've met with my new hair love it, so that's a plus. I think the girls are just jealous Plus my hair and I have stopped fighting and started getting along. It's like my hair always wanted to be curly!

Despite some people's jealously stupid comments, I wouldn't trade my hair for the world.
Mostly 2c hair, with a little mix of 2b to the back. Not on the CG method yet, but plan on going on it ASAP.
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CONDITIONER: John Frieda Frizz-Ease Smooth
DEEP CONDITIONER: Organix Morrocan Oil Cream
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I was adopted by a white family (I am mixed with italian polynesian Filipino and other things) and whenever me and my grandparents would go somewhere my grandpa would always say.. 'Arent you going to brush you hair?' ... I just did.... haha

Also various hair stylists commenting on how my hair is the knottiest they've ever seen...
And the awkwardness that filled the air whenever I complained about my hair and people forced a compliment out that probably wasn't genuine... Haha -__- it's difficult to love your hair when not many other people seem to.
my stepmother, who i dont expect anything good from anyways, is always quick to point out how "frizzy" my hair looks. last week, when i said i loved how it looked that way following such a comment, she said "it looks terrible", and later compared it to some particularly ratty hair(understandable given the time period) a character sported in a movie. the next day some joke had been made about cleaning with peroxide, and my dad made a comment about my hair, and i said "no, peroxide doesnt touch this" and she said "then whys it so puffy?"
im even more thankful for my mother when i compare her to my stepmother. my mom is a curly girl who straightens her hair everyday, and, pretty much everyday, tells me how beautiful my hair is. so im thankful for that.
It wasn't a direct comment to me but it still wasn't cool. I remember back in high school there was a girl sitting next to me and she was talking to her friends about her hair and how she wished she had it different. She was Colombian and had naturally straight hair. She started running through hair textures that different Latino people typically had and I remember her saying something along the lines of, "Oh, but I don't want Dominican people hair. It's curly and ugly." To which I just pretended I didn't hear. I'm Dominican with so called "curly and ugly" hair, although I think it was straightened at that time. It was that year that I started wearing my hair curly to school for the first time since I was maybe 10 and I was self conscience about it, so hearing a comment like that took me back a bit.
Mix of many types, but I'll say 3B
Fine thickness, medium density, mixed porosity
WL wet
Currently transitioning from heat damage and relaxers

CG since 1/25/2014
Still figuring my hair out
That's terrible!

Middle Eastern people can really dislike curly hair because they have a beauty standard that glorifies straight hair. So saying "curly hair"in my language is literally an insult. The word is "cafsha". Now I wear that name proudly. Yeah I'm cafsha, and? haha
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"curly hair causes cancer" 😂

Last edited by kyahail; 11-28-2014 at 05:24 PM.
"curly hair causes cancer" 😂
Originally Posted by kyahail
I....what?
2a medium porous, You can see my wavy tutorials here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...ZNxhBHSXAW40OQ and my wavy blog is The Wavy Nation http://wavynation.wordpress.com
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This old man told me my curly hair would give me cancer lol
This old man told me my curly hair would give me cancer lol
Originally Posted by kyahail
2a medium porous, You can see my wavy tutorials here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...ZNxhBHSXAW40OQ and my wavy blog is The Wavy Nation http://wavynation.wordpress.com
"You look so much better like that! I can really see your eyes now, you should always wear your hair like that." My mother after seeing my hair blown out straight for the first time in 6 or 7 months. She has curly hair, but normally blows it out straight, then curls the ends with hot rollers/curling irons.

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