Texture Tales Articles : Page 21
"Growing up with very curly hair was a little complicated for me. My mom is white and my dad is black, but I grew up with just my mom. Most of my family and friends growing up were white, so I felt a little like the odd man out physically. "
"Keep your head up. It can get difficult sometimes, but I promise you, you'll find the right hair product, or discover a new technique along the way that completely changes your hair. Don't succumb to the straight hair is beautiful ploy. Curly hair is different, yes, but different is beautiful; whether you're a 2a, 4c, or somewhere in between."
"I didn't get to experience textured hair growing up. My mother relaxed my hair at a very young age and that is the way it always was."
"I got various responses from friends and family. My hair was very long and many of them didn't understand why I'd just cut it all off and start over."