"We are compared to an ideal [white] beauty standard that is unrealistic."
"I was one of those kids who had ... insecurities [with] my hair."
"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."
"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."
"We treated ourselves to a longstanding ritual of esthetic regality — a ritual very different from the one I was used to."
"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."
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