What do you think? What do you think now that you’ve gone and done it? Does it make you look any better? Is this straight, is this straight mess more attractive than your own hair? Did these chemicals give you better-looking hair than me and your daddy and God gave you?”
Hair is something that many people value and try hard to make look good. Ponyboy values his hair because it’s who he is really, he’s a greaser and most greasers have that type of styled hair. Well in chapter 5 of the outsider, Ponyboy got his hair cut and bleached, and wasn’t too excited about it. Ponyboy thinks, “It was my pride. It was long and silky, just like Soda’s only and little redder” (71).
The chemicals in the perm are so strong it can burn a soda can which can break off women’s hair. Hip-Hop Mogul Sandra Denton from the group Salt N Pepa’ shared her story of the asymmetrical trend back in the late 80s, early 90s of her sister giving her a perm which burned the side of her hair. Rock speaks to young girls as young as the age of five years old getting their first treatment. He also, talks to the late Maya Angelou who didn’t get her first perm till she was 70 years old. What are we saying to our children about hair?
This is not just because many of us believe that appearances are vital, but also because our hair represents our personality, thoughts, beliefs, self-esteem, actions and motives. This is the reason, we often get excited by watching hairstyle catalogues of the saloon or parlor before our cut and totally lost in confusion for choosing best style that suits. Because you’ll be remembered everywhere because of your hair. Yes, people look at your eyes and your face, but what they don’t forget (ever) is how great your hair looked. Good hair is something everyone wants to be remembered
Demonstration Speech When I was little I cut my hair while it was in a braid and it was all uneven and crazy looking, I originally asked my parents if I could and they said another day but I wanted to have my hair cut that day so I went upstairs and took scissors and cut my hair while it was in a braid. But today I am going to be teaching you how to French braid your hair. I will talk about many braids that you can do and also what you will need to make a French braid and how to do a French braid.
Hairdressing is an integral part of our lives because everyone likes getting their hair done because they want to look and feel good about themselves. Ask yourself this – Do you check for split ends? Do you secretly wish you were a blonde, Do you love getting new styles and colour? I’m guessing you’ve answered YES to all these questions! The truth of the matter is we are generation of self-obsessed narcissists.
In the story Roots, Tatsu is a twenty year old man that still doesn’t know how to style his awkward hair. He is half Japanese and half black so his wonderful head of hair is not too nappy, not too straight, but just special. Tatsu has gone throughout his whole life with his hair being the topic of discussion, and getting him into some bad situations. Even
This Ted Talk discusses the challenges African Americans who have naturally curly hair experience. It discusses how society tells people with curly hair that straight hair is prettier, and the effects on cultural identity of African American women today. Many women go to the hair salon to straighten their hair (which causes damage), or put weaves or wigs in. Today, African American women will straighten their hair, in order to achieve a professional look. Dreadlocks, Afrocentric/Pro-Black and urban hairstyles are look down upon.
Most women have some kind of struggle with their hair; but anyone who works in a black hair salon in Frisco, TX can tell you that black hair is different and that African-American women have a unique set of daily, hair-related struggles. Black hair is especially fragile and prone to injury and damage that can lead to hair loss; in fact, many African-American women site hair loss or hair thinning as their main hair concern. But there are steps that can be taken to minimize hair loss and to keep black hair looking beautiful: 1. Wash hair every week or every other week.
Hi my naturalists, I 've been natural for a year and a few months (I transitioned); however, I recently noticed my hair has broken off a little in the front. The culprit is unknown, however it may be from putting too much heat on it (leave out from see-ins)...Anyways, I 'm considering doing the big chop (this Friday). However, I don 't wanna have to cut it so low mainly because I 'm just scared I 'm gonna look like a boy lol; so what do you guys recommend? Should I take another route or just suck it up and cut
A famous writer once said a woman 's hair is her glory. What a great day it will be when African American women realize this about their natural tresses. While it is perfectly normal to want to change your looks by trying different styles, why alter the natural make up of the strands that grow from the scalp? Instead of choosing perms and other dangerous chemicals to completely alter the natural texture of the hair, black women should learn to manage, style, and love the God-given hair they have been blessed with since birth. Although it may not be the most popular thing to do, African-American women should wear their hair in its natural state.
I was determined to be seen as an equal. I dedicated more time towards studying and it showed when I made A’s on exams that my peers struggled with. I was finally seen as equal as others intellectually. However, I then got comments of being an “exceptional Asian.” In response I’d ask “Why do you say that?”