Session 120: Untangling Negative Messages About Our Hair

In this episode, Eboni and Eliza discuss how self-care includes untangling negative messages about our hair. Also discussed why and how these messages are ingrained. Check out melaninandmentalhealth.com.

Session 120: Untangling Negative Messages About Our Hair

Feb 9, 2021 | Between Sessions Podcast

 

We’ve all been following the story about Tessica Brown & her use of Gorilla Glue, an industrial-strength adhesive, to slick down her hair.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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After a month of unsuccessfully removing the adhesive from her hair, Tessica shared her story on Instagram. The situation, ultimately, caused her to seek out medical treatment.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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We are praying for sis & hope this nightmare is over for her soon.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Tessica’s story got us thinking of all the negative messages Black women receive about their hair & beauty. These messages have caused many of us to go to extremes hoping to fit society’s standards of beauty.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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There’s way more than hair that needs to be untangled in our life! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Check out this week’s Between Sessions Podcast episode as we explore the impacts messages like these have on our lives & what we do as a result of them.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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We also want to hear from you. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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What hair treatment seemed like a good idea at the time but ended up being a disaster for you?

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