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Nadia Elkharadly: Beauty Secrets

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , on March 6, 2012 by segarini

Can I just say that being sick is the worst!  It’s such a time suck.  I spent this weekend, unlike most weekends, confined to my apartment.  I was too tired and worn out to do anything else but laze around, read Game of Thrones on my Playbook, and watch tv.  I was flipping channels and came upon a formerly much talked about film, comedian Chris Rock’s documentary Good Hair.  Being a new father to two adorable little girls, Rock began to notice that black women have an intense focus on hair, their own or otherwise.  Hair extensions are a staple to black women, hell, to most women, and being the good dad that he is, Rock decides that if his daughters are going to grow up to want “good hair”, he needs to learn everything about it.

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