My boss made an interesting statement that I don’t think I agree with, but enlighten me with your thoughts on the subject?
She said "that most African American’s hair grow a certain way that makes dreading it actually good for the hair and the scalp and that dread white people's hair just rips hair out of the scalp and is bad for it"
She didn’t mean it in a offensive way like saying "black people should dread their hair and white people shouldn’t" she was trying to make a factual statement, but she’s a bit of an airhead so I don’t know if I trust much of what she says. Her son thinks she’s crazy for thinking that(as do I) but a coworker of mine seems to agree with her.
Where would she get this idea? What kind of response should I give her if the subject comes up again?
Can anyone point me in the direction of the post on thickness & amount of dreads? There was a post that said something about 60+ being insane & skinny, 30-40ish being medium, 20 something being FAT, etc. i looked & looked in the memories and nothing came up :-(
one of my friends sisters has just come back from two years travelling during which time she's not taken any care of her dreads at all. she's trying to get a job now and is finding it really hard because her roots are a complete mess so i've offered to help sort them out.
what can i do with two years of unformed growth though? i was thinking that i'd crochet, wax and palm-roll but would i maybe need to do some back-combing too? maybe just take it as it comes and see how it goes?
has anyone else ever taken on something similar? lish, maybe?