1. People constantly ask if they can touch your hair. ㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ @harlemduh when u 4-5 seconds from wildin’ #blackgirlproblems :) 01:36 AM - 17 Apr 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite (This happens way more than people think because for some reason we're a walking petting zoo.) 2. Trying to find out what makeup will look good on you when companies only use white models. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC / Via bricesander.tumblr.com Oh, and there's also one shade marked "dark" — you're either 10 shades of white or one shade of black. 3. Finding a foundation that matches your skintone is like winning the lottery. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via youtube.com Or you mix several different together like a professional potions master. 4. You'll place the last bobby pin in and then all of a sudden your BFF wants to chill. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com "Sorry, I'm in for the night." 5. You spend 20 minutes every day putting on lotion but you're still ashy by lunch. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo / Via tmblr.co This is why you have your travel lotion and Vaseline in your purse. 6. You know that getting your hair done is no laughing matter. Dark Olly @shakingthesky The truth 08:42 PM - 22 Apr 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite *brings three meals and two books* 7. You spend hours trying to learn a new hairstyle. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via youtube.com "Wait so I twist over here and then braid over there — GODDAMNIT I GIVE UP!" 8. And combing your hair oftentimes means going to war. ♎ @tamarjuana When you combing your hair & your comb breaks < #blackgirlproblems 02:35 PM - 26 Apr 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 9. You could have a Ph.D. in choosing a lipstick color. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via youtube.com LOL "nude" colors. 10. You'll try to sleep without tossing and turning. View this post on onnaollie.tumblr.com 11. (It has literally gotten to the point where you've developed another sense.) BLACK GIRL PROBLEMS @afrosandbees “@ScripchaSpitter: RT @JuanaKono: #blackgirlproblems ” it's actually true 😂😂 01:28 PM - 10 Apr 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 12. And trying to sleep with a freshly braided 'do is akin to torture. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via youtube.com Let me try this side — ow. Wait, let me try this position — ow. 13. You're still getting carded when you're 45. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC / Via bricesander.tumblr.com Black don't crack. 14. You'll do your hair without realizing what the weather holds. Danielle K Coleman @KhianaColeman "@YuPdaTeXiSt: Full Body Umbrella " when i straightened my hair on a rainy day @jazzybazzy20 #BlackGirlProblems 😂😂 04:10 AM - 08 Apr 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite It's a game of weather roulette EVERY DAY. 15. Having a chat every day with yourself about whether or not to do the big chop. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo / Via bricesander.tumblr.com "I should. Wait, I shouldn't." 16. You have to deal with well-meaning friends with the dumbest of jokes. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com "Haha OMG, yeah almost as dark as me!" 17. You have a 20-step routine to keep your curls looking good. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via youtube.com Shampoo, lightly condition, comb, twist, dry, squeeze, oil, braid, bun, pin, massage, dampen, sing a lullaby, play hide-and-seek, watch Frozen with them, and repeat. 18. Sometimes you'll get to the beauty supply store and see that your favorite hair isn't in stock. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF 20th Century Fox I have never felt so lost as I do in this moment. 19. When you move to a new place, you have to find a new hairstylist/BFF/confidant. Alexis @alexisss__a Going away to school means having to look for a new hair salon/create a new hair regimen. #blackgirlproblems 01:20 AM - 24 Apr 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite "Hi, I was just wondering, do you have any experience in dealing with 'ethnic' hair?" 20. And then your go-to hairstylist says she's going on vacation. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Sony How will I function? 21. You have to deal with the fact that your DNA can become a fad. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 22. You always have to explain that black hair comes in all colors, styles, and lengths. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via youtube.com There's nothing wrong with natural curls, locs, braids, relaxed, weaved, short, long, straight, kinky — we're all beautiful. 23. And of course, "Is it real?" Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF gotmelookingsocrazyrightnow.tumblr.com / Via youtube.com Well, it's REALLY on my head so you don't need to ask.