It feels like a lifetime and I suddenly have so much to do with my new look and hair.
Cutting my hair to my mom was a mute discussion. Not going to happen which happened.
In this eight days. I have battled with everything. I have never had short hair and its a new experience.
I always went to the salon to have my hair. So I don’t know what Shampo to use or conditioner and you google and you find all this hair products that have me wincing because I am in Kenya.Africa.
All those recommendations are not going to help because they are damn expensive and the shipping costs too much.
I have a dictator in my life who is telling me none of the styles I see on Pinterest suite my face. That I should just chop it off and let it grow like Afro where I am gunning for a Tapered hairstyle.
Which she progresses to inform me that those hairstyle’s aren’t natural hair and if they are, our hair are not the same.
Which begs a question that I really wish someone will answer.
(Do we (meaning African women) have different hair texture from the African foreign? (Not only for the African American but also those in Europe, and Asia.)
I have read enough to see we do have the same hair texture. Different but similar.
So this new haircut of mine is something I want to experience. To experiment moderately and I am trying to tell her very politely that
“Can I just like know my hair. Let me do my hair. Let me make memories and know what style not to put. Can I?)