For most women, hair is a topic that tugs on their heartstrings. Closely related to a girl’s self-esteem, there are so many emotions linked to hair. There is no doubt in my mind that every one of us can recount at least one hair trauma story, and today I’m here to begin that conversation. We

As a school girl, I remember weekends spent sitting at my grandmother’s feet, while she oiled my hair with a mixture of coconut oil, neem leaves, hibiscus flowers, and other herbs and roots that I can’t even remember. The famous Indian ‘champi’. I also recollect fighting Nani all the time. I hated the whole process.

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