“Boxer braids”? Girl, bye.
Mainstream media often relies on black culture for fashion and beauty inspiration. Hairstyles that have been a part of Africa and black America for hundreds of years become « new trends » each season.
Fa real tho, Valentino?
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So if you’ve ever found yourself tweeting anything like « OMG! Bo Derek braids are BACK! » this quick, enlightening guide on the black hairstyles white media got all the way wrong is for you.
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Say hello to cornrows!
Yep, cornrows. Not « boxer braids » — a fun new hairdo Kim K. « made popular. »