We hit the streets to find out what Black men really think of our hair.
From the weaves to the perms we get their take on what it means to have “good hair.” What does your man really think of your do?
Natural hair is nice on our women but it’s tricky because not all women can wear their hair that way.” Age: 23 City: New York City “Honestly, I like a permed hair but it has to be yours.
I want to be able to stroke my hand through my girl’s hair without any stops.
I can do braids.” Age: 31 City: Rochester, New York “I like long hair, the simpler the better.
I’ve seen some shorter styles that work like Halle Berry’s cut but I’ve always preferred longer hair.
At the end of the day I believe a female should focus on the hairstyle that makes happy and best expresses her style, personality, and creativity.
Most guys responded that they prefer natural if possible, but won’t argue with a weave wearing woman. I have friends with mid back length hair that wear wigs, tracks, etc.
Some felt strongly that a woman should wear her natural hair at all times, and others were indifferent. for fun and to switch things up every now and that can take me 3-4 hours to wash, condition, and flat iron.
Soon enough I was chatting with what still might rank as one of the most attractive men I’ve ever had the pleasure of mindlessly conversing with in a venue where you can barely hear one other. Except for the fact that I then had to carry around what amounted to something Jeff Corwin would talk about on Animal Planet for the rest of the evening.
I can’t remember his name but it was something Austrian, probably Freidrich or Kurt. Hair extensions, especially this one (it was one giant fall of hair) rank up there as one of the most disturbing and gruesome discoveries a man can make. ” Immediately he turned around, and as he did, I whipped that fake hair out and smashed it into my purse faster than a Nascar tire change. The whole rest of the night I worried that either my purse or hand seemed to be shedding 18-inch blonde hairs.