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27 Hair Struggles Every Mixed Race Girl Understands

"Oh, I have exactly the same hair as you...when I don't bother to tame it."

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4. Half of your head is made up of baby hair.

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9. Which is annoying because straightening comes with its own, very real, dangers.

Mom: what's that's smell, is something burning ? Me: no mom, it's just my hair. ...mixed girl problems

10. On the odd occasion when it does stay straight, you can feel completely bald.

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Where does it all go?!

11. When random people start pinging your curls, it's a struggle to keep it together.

"Omg your hair is so curly! Let me touch it!" Me: @mixdgrlproblems

13. The whole "sweeping it to the side" thing doesn't work. Your hair does what it wants.

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14. People love telling you that you'd look great with ~longer~ hair.

15. Or saying that you'd look better with straight hair.

17. Sometime people ask why you don't have more afro hair or more straight hair, because everyone knows that all mixed-race people look ~exactly~ the same.

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19. These people don't realise the traumas you've gone through to get to that point.

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20. In fact, brushing it out is such hard work that sometimes you just give up.

In an ideal world, we'd all still have our mums doing it with a soft brush.

21. You've tried to tie it all up but God is always working against you.

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Every time.

23. Which is partially thanks to your parents, who didn't have a clue what they were doing with your hair when you were little.

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A pineapple since day 1.

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24. These shampoo-to-conditioner ratios everyone complains about are nothing in comparison to yours.

my conditioners be like... but my shampoos be like...

25. You travel with a small arsenal of curl-protecting products, hydrants, and knot-detanglers.

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