Is it wrong for a woman who claims to support natural hair to occasionally straighten her mane? Some folks say it is. Writing for Clutch Magazine, Alisha Tillery recently addressed this issue in her article My Hair, My Decision: Why I Straighten.
Some women are saying it’s the number one “don’t” per a follower’s Twitter rant:
“I’m having a very annoying conversation with a woman who has natural hair. It turns out that I’m not ‘helping out’ the natural hair lifestyle by occasionally blowing out my SUPER thick hair and straightening it. Here’s what she said: ‘If you are going to wear your hair natural that means no blow drying or straightening it to look straight.’”