The discussion of the Black hair continues to expand on a global basis. The business of Black hair has many tentacles. In this episode of The Stream, various participantss weigh in on whether natural hair is a trend or a movement? The conversation includes Patrice Yursik (@afrobella) and Black Studies professor and author Ingrid Banks. In addition viewers weigh in via Google+ and Lindsay Kite, of beautyredefined.net raises the topic of “beauty white whitewashing.” You can watch the video below and leave me your thoughts.
A full discussion of the business of Black hair includes the multi-billion dollar market for chemical products, the Korean domination of the beauty supply stores, the weaves, wigs, and perms on high display in the entertainment and fashion industries, and of course the cultural tradition of Black hair which goes back thousands of years.
What do you think? Movement or trend? Drop your comments below.