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  • ‘Hairstyle Politics’: Decolonizing Beauty Standards

    ‘Hairstyle Politics’: Decolonizing Beauty Standards

    Lisa Schaeffer | | 0
    In the seventies having a beard meant you were a ‘hippy’; now it’s the sign of a ‘hipster’. Over time, many hairstyles have been stereotyped. Now, the natural hair movement attempts to liberate black people from suppressive postcolonial norms.