There’s always been some discussion on what constitutes natural. Adding color and hair extensions – because they alter or differ from the hair growing out of our scalps – may lead some to say we’re anything less than natural.
But natural hair vlogger Akilah Hughes opted to wear extensions for a month as a protective style instead of braiding or twisting her hair because she wanted hassle-free straight hair. Surprisingly, the natural hair community didn’t hang her by her weave.
Clutchettes, could it be the natural hair community is becoming a little more lenient when it comes to styling and protecting our natural tresses?