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16 Struggles Anyone With Asian Hair Will Understand

Straight talk.

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1. Having the most untamable hair as a baby...

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3. Only being able to choose from a limited number of hairstyles in the morning: straight or straight.

The problem with #asian #hair It is so damn straight, I only used a comb & I look like that everyday~ #hairproblems

ᴊᴀsᴍɪᴊɴ | エルザ・@Tough_AngelFollow

The problem with #asian #hair It is so damn straight, I only used a comb & I look like that everyday~

#hairproblems

10:40 AM - 12 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. Having to cover your hair because it's basically a sharp, hazardous object.

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5. Never being able to get the perfect ponytail.

I can never put my hair into a proper neat ponytail 'cause there's always those uncooperative little straight stray hairs #asianhairproblems

Janine @janinemacatoFollow

I can never put my hair into a proper neat ponytail 'cause there's always those uncooperative little straight stray hairs #asianhairproblems

1:03 PM - 09 Apr 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. Owning a curling iron that works better on your friends' hair than your own.

it worked for her but not me #asianhairproblems @kelseydoniee

rach@rachel_nguyennFollow

it worked for her but not me #asianhairproblems @kelseydoniee

2:02 PM - 30 Jul 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. Knowing your fabricated curls have a limited shelf life.

can you believe I curled my hair 2 hours ago.......... L-O-FUCKING-L #teamhaircantcurl #asianhair

Alex@theLadyAMCFollow

can you believe I curled my hair 2 hours ago.......... L-O-FUCKING-L #teamhaircantcurl #asianhair

9:51 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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8. Losing your pretty waves almost immediately to bad weather.

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11. Requiring an insane amount of hairspray to hold any style in place.

Aunt: Oh gosh, that's too much hairspray. Me: blame your sister and brother-in-law for having me, PIN STRAIGHT HAIR. #asianhairproblems

Princessa@VaanMoo_Follow

Aunt: Oh gosh, that's too much hairspray.

Me: blame your sister and brother-in-law for having me, PIN STRAIGHT HAIR.

#asianhairproblems

7:50 PM - 23 Oct 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

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12. The complete crapshoot of coloring your hair.

Photo: So this is what #bleaching looks like on my #asianhair. Dunno what’s up with the #purple http://t.co/kriUzmotwp

Cybil Saenz@cybilsaenzFollow

Photo: So this is what #bleaching looks like on my #asianhair. Dunno what’s up with the #purple http://t.co/kriUzmotwp

4:22 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

13. Using several boxes of hair dye at a time and having it only kiiiinda work.

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15. ... Then having to spend even more money to correct a brassy dye job.

Photo: Before and after #colorcorrection #color #hair #haircolor #blonde #blondeasian #asianhair... http://t.co/eJBOAqfUvm

Miss Sharon Choi@MizzChoiFollow

Photo: Before and after #colorcorrection #color #hair #haircolor #blonde #blondeasian #asianhair... http://t.co/eJBOAqfUvm

10:50 PM - 07 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. Coming to the realization that your hair just might be color-proof.

I dyed my hair 5 shades lighter and it still looks black, even after I bleached it. #AsianHairProblems

Laura Yung@Bubba_GummFollow

I dyed my hair 5 shades lighter and it still looks black, even after I bleached it. #AsianHairProblems

12:54 PM - 06 Jan 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

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