In 2009, Black comedian Chris Rock produced a documentary detailing Black women’s obsession with hair. It was called Good Hair. What he found out was alarming, to say the least. With Black women frequenting hair salons and beauty supply stores several times per month, the Black hair industry is one of the most lucrative ethnic-specific industries in the world. Many of the Black women who visit these salons, however, do so to upkeep chemically-relaxed hair.
But is that the only option to achieve a beautiful doo? Or can the Black woman style the hair that grows out of her head without continually adding chemicals to it for the purposes of manageability, comfort and acceptance? And the answer is a resounding YES!