Inspiration: 12-Year-Old Natural Cuts Off 10 Inches of Hair and Donates it to Locks of Love
by Black Girl With Long Hair
A main focus of this site (and the natural hair community at large) is achieving hair length goals. This goal is significant because it disproves the long-held belief that kinky/curly hair is incapable of retaining length. But the pursuit of length sometimes turns into length attachment, causing naturals to feel all their beauty and worth is tied up in their long hair.
This is why 12-year-old Destanee’s story is significant. Last month she cut off 10 inches of hair and donated it to Locks of Love. We asked her and her mother a few questions to get to to the heart of why she made this decision. [Continue reading at Black Girl with Long Hair.]