All Hair Ain’t Created Equal

An exploration of societal norms and how they affect the image of black beauty.

D. Sylvester
Apr 21, 2020 · 6 min read

I remember the first time perming went wrong for my hair.

It didn’t take, and my mom decided she was going to do a touch up after we got home. Now, any black woman that has ever gotten their hair permed knows that is an extreme no-no. The chemicals in perms…