How Black People Came To Believe 4C Was A "Bad Hair" Texture

"We are compared to an ideal [white] beauty standard that is unrealistic."

Kelly Rowland Wants Black Girls To Have Safe Spaces To Wear Their Kinky Hair

"I was one of those kids who had ... insecurities [with] my hair."

3 Women Explain How Having Relaxed Hair As A Child Led Them To Love Their 4C Texture

"I thought I wasn’t eating right. I thought I wasn’t healthy. I really thought something was wrong because of the texture of my hair."

Why Can't Every Hairstylist, Regardless Of Race, Work With 4C Hair?

"There should never be any reason for us to turn down a client because of the texture of their hair or color of their skin."

As A Biracial Woman With 4C Hair, Getting Braids Helped Me Define Black Joy

"We treated ourselves to a longstanding ritual of esthetic regality — a ritual very different from the one I was used to."

Not All Naturals Get Treated Equally On Social Media — And It's Time We Talk About It

"I remember this one girl said that she just really wanted to re-do my hair for me. She got ... 200 likes on that one comment."

We Asked 49 People With 4C Hair To Share Their Absolute Favorite Products

From beauty supply store classics to indie e-commerce gems, read on for our readers' picks in 4C hair care.