I Copied A Cartoon’s Hairstyle – Hair Love Short Film Reaction

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I didn’t grow up with a father, so I find myself particularly touched emotionally when I see stories that depict healthy father-daughter relationships.

In response to the 2020 Oscar winning short film, Hair Love, I chose to recreate the faux hawk hairstyle in the film. Hair Love is an animated film about an African American father trying to do his daughter’s hair for the first time. The film was created by Mathew A. Cherry.

This Get Ready With Me (GRWM) video shares my reaction to the film while doing my hair and sharing my personal experience growing up without a father. This film is FANTASTIC and well deserving for the 2020 Oscar.

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Post Pregnancy Hair Struggle

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Ya’ll it’s been a JOURNEY loving my hair. I’ve been relaxed, natural, texturized, and back to natural. Today I wouldn’t trade my texture of hair for anyone else’s. I’m proud of it and I love it.

Detangling: Wetting, Combing, applying product, and twisting. They are normal everyday ordinary things that most people do on a daily basis.

The key for me was a shift in emotion and mindset.

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My Second Big Chop

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did it! My 2nd big chop after 18 months transitioning from a texturizer. I have no regrets. I feel the most beautiful I have ever felt with my natural texture and I will continue to enjoy the multitude of things I can do with my hair. Weaves, wigs, and color are probably still on the horizon for me, but the most important thing is that I love my own hair. Yes, it will continue to drive me crazy the longer it gets when I need to detangle. Ugh! But it comes with the territory. I’m taking the good with the bad this 2017. I LOVE MY 4C HAIR!!!

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