Black girl hair: Can you put a price on glory?

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Black girl hair: Can you put a price on glory?

Hagen Engler. Picture: Supplied

Going to the salon has a deep, real and powerful impact on my daughter’s life.

An epigram I learnt as a child was that “the difference between men and boys is the price of their toys”. By extension, I would like to contribute the following insight: “The difference between men and young girls is the price of their curls.” Clever, right? Of course. My learnings in this space have been garnered over several years spent warming the parents’ barstools at the back of Kurlz & Kutz, my seven-year-old daughter’s salon of choice. She’s of mixed-race, my lovely daughter; a black girl. And black girl things include the wonders, mysteries and glory of black hair. Now...



 


 

 

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