Natural Hair; Fad, Trend or In-thing?

Hello
As I’ve mentioned in a previous
post, I’m a student at the College of
Medicine and we just newly
resumed from our 6 months long
break. At first, I didnt pay attention,
but then as more students
resumed, I began to notice the
number of girls who were sporting
short natural hair-cuts and tiny
fros, some tinted while others still
retained their natural colors.
I’ve also been away from the
social media scene for a while due
to my preparations for my exams
(which I’m finally done with btw!
Whoop!), so while going through
my Tl this past two days, I was
surprised to notice the amount of
females who were asking
questions pertaining to natural hair
styles, products, protective styles
and everything else natural. So it
got me thinking, is natural hair
becoming a movement in Nigeria?
A fashion thing? Are girls going
natural because they want to or
because others are doing it? Are
Nigerian females really ditching
their sleek, permed hair for the fro?
Are they ready for the level of
commitment that comes with
maintaining natural hair?

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Reposted from my previous blog.

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5 thoughts on “Natural Hair; Fad, Trend or In-thing?

  1. I don’t think natural hair is a fad. It is a move for healthy hair. Moreover, natural hair is flexible. It can be starightend to almost look permed, so why bother relaxing it with those harmful chemicals?

  2. I was def 100% naturally shy when I first did the big chop and had a TWA. I even had wigs and stuff. I am now, say 20% naturally shy lol. My hair is now longer and hence more manageable, I have more confidence, I get compliments when I rock my natural hair.
    http://www.folasoasis.com

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