wigs

We sat down with four individuals who wear wigs in their professional and daily lives to learn about their experiences.
Artist and environmental educator Nancy Judd of Recycle Runway creates couture fashion from trash as an innovative way to provide education about conservation.
Artist and environmental educator Nancy Judd of Recycle Runway creates couture fashion from trash as an innovative way to provide education about conservation.
Thomas Moore, a fifth-grader from Bowie, Maryland, didn’t cut his locks for two years just so he could donate them to cancer survivors.
Thomas Moore, a fifth-grader from Bowie, Maryland, didn’t cut his locks for two years just so he could donate them to cancer survivors.
Just when I thought I had safely negotiated all the obstacles of wighood, I had to deal with the pain and shame of an “unwigging."
So for the New Year (2016), I hope that the creamy crack, weaves (glue and tracks) and wigs will continue to be left behind for Black women. Also, departing from straightening combs, flat irons, and blow dryers will be an added move toward self-love, in terms of embracing natural hair.