Sometimes a hashtag sums it up perfectly. A phrase topped the quartet: "The future is female, and it doesn't have time for styling products. The message is clear. A community of women with buzz cuts and shaved heads is growing under hashtags that embrace the look, uniting people in dismissing societal standards and celebrating those who do what they want. Especially considering the beauty ideals that are pushed on women from birth thanks, shampoo commercials , bald women's blatant refusal to exist for anyone but themselves is groundbreaking. The look isn't new—women have worn their hair shorn since ancient Egypt, and iconic women throughout history have adopted the look—but with the current climate of women rejecting antiquated norms in favor of self-determination, now more than ever is the time for women to own their look.
I shaved off my afro because I felt like it. That's all
I shaved off my afro because I felt like it. That's all | Women | The Guardian
The buzz cut is surprisingly high-maintenance. You have to keep up with length and routinely shear in order to retain its alluring freshness. A post shared by halsey iamhalsey on Nov 20, at pm PST. There is an undeniable strength in the buzzcut that is guaranteed to turn heads. Forget Victoria Secret waves; the buzz cut will really make you feel famous. Sound appealing?
9 Women on What It Felt Like to Shave Their Heads
While living in quarantine , women have become obsessed with some unexpected things. To name a few: Andrew Cuomo , whipped coffee , sourdough starters , and, for some of us, shaving off all our hair. Record scratch: bald women?! I know.
L ast week, I joined a club of black British girl bosses who have decided to go bald. Since my afro was large and healthy when I shaved it off, the assumption was that something must have gone wrong: traction alopecia from the tight hairstyles black women endure is a common reason for a drastic cut. A bad breakup is often assumed, or a quarter-life crisis as my dad still suspects. These are all valid reasons, but mine was far less interesting — I simply decided to cut it because I thought it would suit me. This proved difficult to digest for the men at the barbershop I visited with my boyfriend, at whom most of the questions about my decision were directed.