Please see my latest video and let me know what you think about the topic..
I personally often struggle with this - or at least I used to, and it was the reason why I used my logo and not my face for my business profile pages.
I received so many negative comments vis a vis "Who wants to buy hair products from a bald headed woman?" and "if her products are so great where's her hair?"
Harsh. Confidence-eating and potentially soul -destroying - if I let it be. But I chose to pursue my passion anyway.
Y'all who were with me when I had hair know that I was passionate about hair and locs and natural stuff long before I lost my hair... should becoming bald mean that I should give up on my dreams? Sure, I'll admit it, I have to work twice as hard... and I have to keep smiling on the outside when people make snide remarks that cut me on the inside but I do it because I love this. This IS my passion and I will still use my BRAIN to make products that are balanced and naturally good for you - even if I don't have hair to self-demonstrate on.
You want me to prove my products work? See how I grew my hair back with the grace of God last time.
|at age 2|
|at age 2 and a half|
|Old twist out using Twist & Twirl|
|natural afro at age 3|
|waist length when stretched|
I can't make people buy from me but I can challenge them to think outside the box. I know another natural product creator who is the sweetest woman you will ever meet and her products are organically beautiful and premium quality. She also has alopecia and wears weaves/wigs - sometimes straight weaves/wigs. If you saw her selling would you walk away too? Don't be so quick to judge - because you never know what demons someone has triumphed over in order to be standing in front of you at that natural hair show knowing she does not ostensibly personify 'natural hair'.
Food for though guys, lemme know what you think xx
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