How being natural has changed my perspective on beauty

My fro and other things

My family is a like a potjie pot lol! We have alot of different ethnicities thrown in there all mixed together to produce an array of hair types and skin shades. In my immediate family, myself and two of my three brothers share similar type 4 hair. Growing up, my sister had the hair I needed 🙂 it would spiral into cute golden ringlets when wet and when blow dried was awesome. To me my coarse, thick, hair was the pits! My mom has maybe type 2 hair, very thick and very strong hair – the Greek in her! So all through our childhood when aunts would say slap on some straightener I was there eager as a beaver…imagining the immaculate curls I would have. Sit through the ‘burn’ and scabs and after get it blow dried and pressed to within an inch of its life just to ‘fit’ in…

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