Is It Okay for Strangers to Touch Your Natural Hair?
By Nicole Marie Melton via essence
I have big, fluffy, type 4 hair, so when I read about the “You Can Touch My Hair” exhibit in New York City, I wasn’t particularly shocked by the motives behind the topic. It appears I’m part of a small minority. Since its debut last week, the exhibit has actually become a hot-button issue and come under fire as a “petting zoo” of sorts. To be honest, I don’t see it that way at all. In fact, I can easily relate to people wanting and asking to touch my hair. All. The. Time.
I’ve had my hair stroked by complete strangers, Black and White, wishing to cop a feel of my kinky halo. And every time this happens, the gesture is accompanied by compliments on my hair’s soft texture and unique style.
To continue reading click here
Check out the video here
Would you allow a stranger to touch your hair?