At the start of each New Year, many black women ask this very question; "should I grow natural or go straight?"
Most black women have some version of a naturally kinky hair type, a feature that we were born with. However, many black women want a different look. For many years, there has been a growing difference of opinion as to why some women want to change the natural state of their hair and whether this is right or wrong. In an effort to solve this dilemma, I will discuss some of the most common explanations.
For decades, many black women have been forced to choose sides in a metaphorical battle between kinky and straight hair types. Whether we recognize it or not, black women are divided into two sides: