Should We Cancel Christmas on Shea Moisture?! (Mini Rant)

So recently there has been a huge blow-up in the media about a controversial advert which Shea Moisture released. The ad features three young ladies: one blonde, one redhead and one of mixed race background. The supposed intent of the advert was to address 'Hair Hate' - a phenomenon which describes when people dislike their …

Nappily Ever After!

"Nappy"..."Kinky"..."Dense"... "Poufy"... "Wiry"... "Wild" - a short list of the adjectives that have commonly been used to describe black people's hair. It isn't until about ten years ago that black women fully began to embrace the resistant coil of their afro-textured hair, what with the big hype surrounding the Natural Hair Movement. Let's take it …