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21 Hair Pics So Real They’ll Have Black Women Crying Laughing

"Hold ya ear."

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1. When your mom could turn any kitchen into a state-of-the-art hair salon.

2. And when being told "hold ya ear" meant life or death.

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3. Having a pack of these to match every outfit you owned.

4. And setting aside an entire day for washing your hair.

Co-wash, wash, condition, detangle, blow dry, flat iron, wrap.
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Co-wash, wash, condition, detangle, blow dry, flat iron, wrap.

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5. Turning any object into an umbrella to avoid getting your hair wet is a skill.

6. Because we know the power of one drop of rain.

7. When using hashtags on Instagram to find a hair stylist is more efficient than a Google search.

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8. Being the only person who truly knows how long your hair is.

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9. And always having to explain to your non-black friends why you can't wash your hair every day.

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10. When you can't find your head scarf and have to decide if you're going to get any sleep tonight.

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11. Or when you do have your head scarf and you're definitely getting some sleep tonight.

12. Am I right tho?

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13. Holding on to that comb until its last pick.

14. And having a separate toothbrush just for your edges.

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15. Not needing a gym membership.

16. And let's face it, this is the worst:

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17. That feeling you get when your phone battery is dying but you still have two hours left under the dryer.

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18. And putting on a shower cap after fresh braids feels like:

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19. Having more oils on your dresser than perfumes.

20. Always needing more than the recommended size.

21. And when you come out of your sew-in and FINALLY have 4 inches of new growth.

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