Professional Style Options While Transitioning
In my line of work it's hard to find acceptable style options while transitioning from relaxer to natural. When it comes to the news biz, there are so many hidden rules. The bosses won't say to your face, "We don't want you to wear your naturally curly hair." However they would probably say, "Your hair looks much better straight." To avoid running into legal problems, they're careful with choosing the right words.
As my hair continues to grow, the roots are getting pretty thick. I've been avoiding the gym recently, so that I won't have to deal with those sweaty bad hair days. It's not so bad if I'm chillin' at the crib. If I'm not working and my mane won't cooperate, I just rock a ponytail. It's that simple. But if I do have to work, there is no way that would fly. Needless to say -as I continue on this journey, I'm gonna have to find other style options that's acceptable for work and also right for my hair.
I recently had one of those bad hair days. Since I already applied heat earlier this week, I wanted to avoid flat ironing again. My tresses are weak as it is, I don't want to make it worse. So I got a hair tie from a friend at work, and put my hair in a ponytail with a more professional and elegant twist.
I was expecting boss lady to shut me down. We're usually not allowed to rock a ponytail. But, she said she loved it! Maybe I'll let her in on my master plan to go natural. Then I can experiment a bit more with different styles. What do ya think?
Weather Anchor Mama