Hair discrimination whether in the workplace, at your local college campus, or just out and about in your community is nothing new. Aside from dreads, many black women have vented on social media about employers saying they can’t wear their hair in its naturally curly state or how one girl stated what an employer said, “We don’t accept that” when she went on a job interview. This becomes an even bigger issue when black women are told not to wear their hair curly or in protective styles like braids and dreads.
The importance of under hair care should not be taken lightly. It is a hugely important step when considering leveraging wigs or weaves or braids for a protective style. A step by step guide is included in this article which outlines how to take care of your hair underneath each protective style.