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Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-11-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Midwesterncurl
I don't think this is toeing ethical lines at...

I don't think this is toeing ethical lines at all, because you aren't lying about your work experience or references.

Honestly in this day and age everyone has to do what is best for them....
Forum: Non-hair discussion 02-07-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Midwesterncurl
In no way was I advocating for sitting around...

In no way was I advocating for sitting around mooching on one's parents for that perfect pie to fall out of the sky. My post was intended to provide some hope and be encouraging. I didn't think it...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-24-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Lightbulb The Struggle for Employment

I wanted to write this post to give hope for anyone who's been struggling at a job or to find a job.

A couple years ago, I had written a post about the difficulties with interviewing and getting a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-02-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By Midwesterncurl
With drugstore brands, the main concern is with...

With drugstore brands, the main concern is with alcohol in the ingredients. They're drying, and most brands tend to leave your hair too sticky or crunchy. On the other hand, I've had luck with Dove,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-02-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,298
Posted By Midwesterncurl
My hair requires more moisture to clump, like...

My hair requires more moisture to clump, like some other ladies here. Have you tried combining a couple methods together? Like adding more water with a spray bottle and using a different comb? Hair...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-02-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,564
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Your MOTHER said this? My brain needed some time...

Your MOTHER said this? My brain needed some time to process this.

I do not get the comment about "real hair." Does she think you put on your hair as a wig or something? Omg.

Maybe people aren't...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-02-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,741
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I don't know if you noticed, but this thread was...

I don't know if you noticed, but this thread was shifting to a different topic (which I was fine with) and then another person commented. I responded to her comment, and asked for a clarification on...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-02-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,741
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Yes, that seems to be the problem. I have no...

Yes, that seems to be the problem. I have no issues with a "natural black hair movement." It is obvious there is a difference from the curly hair movement (which doesn't only belong to white...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-02-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Omg you are so cute!! This is cool you are...

Omg you are so cute!! This is cool you are running. Your hair is beautiful, and I hope you win!! If there's anything this country needs, is a more diverse representation of women in Miss USA. Last...
Forum: 4 08-02-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,762
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I'm still glad we had this conversation. I know...

I'm still glad we had this conversation. I know things got a little heated at times, but the fact we all got uncomfortable here and there means we were trying to develop an understanding. Which is so...
Forum: 4 08-01-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,762
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I hope no one believes I was doing that in any...

I hope no one believes I was doing that in any shape or form, because is not my intent.
Forum: 4 08-01-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,762
Posted By Midwesterncurl
The difference there is it was obvious there was...

The difference there is it was obvious there was a "natural black hair" movement going on. I've known about "black hair history" for years, as well. However, based on what I've read and from comments...
Forum: 4 08-01-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,762
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I appreciate this. Is there another way to view...

I appreciate this. Is there another way to view the vid? The link didn't load when I tried a couple of times.
Forum: 4 08-01-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,762
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I thought the "natural hair movement" was for...

I thought the "natural hair movement" was for women who decided to go naturally curly, but clearly I was wrong. I read that for years-- since the early 2000's. The idea of it "belonging" to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-01-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,741
Posted By Midwesterncurl
The mom comment is what ticked a lot of women...

The mom comment is what ticked a lot of women off, if I remember. Sorry Gwen, but being on set while you have lots of money to pay for childcare or catch a plane every weekend, or get your kids into...
Forum: 4 08-01-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,762
Posted By Midwesterncurl
You know what, I needed some time to think about...

You know what, I needed some time to think about this. I did some scouring of the 'net, watched a bunch of videos, read blogs, etc. It seems there are a few things going on here.

There are many...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-31-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,741
Posted By Midwesterncurl
LOL she's gotten a lot of heat for other comments...

LOL she's gotten a lot of heat for other comments she's made, too.
Forum: 4 07-31-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,762
Posted By Midwesterncurl
But who is pushing the original victim aside?...

But who is pushing the original victim aside? It's pushing aside the victim to say you too, have natural curly hair? I don't get it. What do non-black women with curly hair say about their hair? Can...
Forum: 4 07-31-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,762
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Well, the title you used I've seen scattered all...

Well, the title you used I've seen scattered all around the internet. So the comment wasn't criticizing you in particular. I just assumed you saw the same headliner's I did and decided to bring the...
Forum: 4 07-31-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,762
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Why should it matter if someone does or does not...

Why should it matter if someone does or does not use chemicals on their hair? The very fact someone with curly hair uses high heat and hair incurring damage is chemically altering. I don't see why...
Forum: 4 07-31-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,762
Posted By Midwesterncurl
It seems to me it's used as a way to justify the...

It seems to me it's used as a way to justify the discrimination against blacks. I see white people all.the.time sporting locs and Afro-like hair where I live, and I am near one of the centers for...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-31-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,741
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I had no idea the "going natural" was common with...

I had no idea the "going natural" was common with Asians as well! All my life I've wished for Asian hair, lol! Of course I know many Asians have curly hair, but I had no idea it had that same type...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-31-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,741
Posted By Midwesterncurl
I had no idea she had curly hair! There is a...

I had no idea she had curly hair!

There is a news anchor where I live who is Chinese and Italian, and she's gone on record saying her hair is very curly and coarse. On camera, she has it...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-31-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,741
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Yup. When I was growing up I was even told to...

Yup. When I was growing up I was even told to stay out of the sun, before it made me "dark and ugly." I was told to wear lighter-color contacts, too. All of it was meant to fit into a more acceptable...
Forum: 4 07-31-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,762
Posted By Midwesterncurl
Actually, it didn't completely stop. I kept...

Actually, it didn't completely stop. I kept having people tell me I was prettier with straight hair, and if I wore it curly I should cut it. I've never gone out with a guy from my ethnic group...
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