Say “Amen!” if doing your hair can sometimes feel like going out to dinner at the same restaurant with the same person eating the same thing you always eat. The thrill is so gone. The desire is nonexistent. Buying a purple wig is more enticing than any other option you can conceive.
For some of us, sticking to the goals we set for ourselves is as easy as waking up in the morning and going to sleep at night – we’re just wired that way. For the rest of us, it’s a challenge, plain and simple. It’s not that we don’t intend to see our goals through. We do. But stuff gets in the way.
I avoided writing this blog piece for a while because the lawyer in me felt the need to do research, create an outline, and collect sources to footnote in support of each reason why I believe natural hair is not a fad.
Curl Theorists, let me be real with you. There are times when I love my hair on Monday, am utterly confused by it on Wednesday, am “not speaking” to it by Friday, and am back in love with it all over again on Sunday. What is that about? It’s about the joys, pains, and then joys of natural hair.