Dedicated: To all the bald heifers that want my hair.
I’m a African American woman with “good hair”. Thick, wavy and sometimes long.
Because of that I have faced criticism and hard judgment from my Black peers.
I wear my hair in a wild ponytail majority of the time and when I want to change up, I wear a wig.
And oh boy I faced so much outrage for this. Such comments like:
Why don’t you do your hair?
Why is your hair like this?
You want me to comb your hair?
Your hair looks a mess
If I had hair like yours, I would comb it and style it everyday.
It’s been ridiculous and annoying, that’s why I’m writing about it.
I don’t understand why people
Black women are so damn judgmental.
Why are they so absorbed in how my hair looks?
Is my hair offensive ?
Am I making the black community look bad by wearing my hair the way I want to?
It amazes me how many people in my lifetime has been so bothered by my hair. I think it’s been like 25 people.
I know why it’s bothers the women
But it’s not my fault cancer took your hair (and maybe your sense)
It’s not my fault you don’t have edges or no hair at all because of a perm job gone bad.
I’m sorry your hair is thinner than paper
And men( Yes men have criticized my hair too) your opinion on how my hair should look so I can date you is none valid.
My hair is MY PROPERTY
Don’t come for it
Don’t touch it
Keep your comments to yourself
And invest in a good lace front wig