The experiences in my past life influenced my decision to grow dreadlocks today.
"Discover the era when the hot iron comb ruled in Black communities. A tool for taming curls, it often left its mark—burns as unwelcome rites of passage in haircare. Curious? Dive deeper."
"Reflecting on my youth, I often neglected my hair due to my passions, like dreaming of becoming the next OJ Simpson. Hours of football meant messy hair. Curious about my journey? Dive in."
"Why was my sister fixated on changing my natural hair? Was it TV's portrayal of sleek tresses or magazines showing glossy waves over kinks? Dive into our hair journey, including the era of 'Jheri curls' and its underlying message."
"Sundays were battles of appearances for church, with crisp handmade clothes and the daunting duel between my rebellious hair and Mother's formidable pink comb. Dive into the amusing challenges of our Sunday morning routines."
"Navigating the balance between fitting in and staying authentic can be challenging. Discover the allure of the hot pick electric comb, a groundbreaking tool to bridge hair's dual worlds. Dive into my journey, the comb's promise, and the unexpected challenges I faced."
"Braids were more than a style; they were a rite of passage. While many sported elaborate designs, my choice of simple single plaits made it easy for sports, ensuring no hair hassles. Plus, they effortlessly transformed into a perfect Afro by Sunday. Discover why braids saved my day!"