Siggers Hairdressers Sayings ‘Black Hairstyles’ Are ‘A Black Man’s Dream’
HANDOUT / Photo: Courtesy of SiggersHairDressingScholes/iStockphoto Black hairdos, long locks and a shaved head are a staple of many black male hairstyles.
Many black men wear dreadlocks, which are long, straight hair with a flat edge.
Black men also tend to shave their heads to look more “manly,” as the trend is known, or to look longer, according to the HairDressingSigma website.
But what does “black haired” mean?
Some hairstylists suggest that black hairstyles are synonymous with masculinity and black men, which can make the hair look thicker and more masculine.
Others, however, argue that black hairdyles are an extension of the black culture, and that black men are not necessarily wearing dreadlocks to signify their masculinity.
“Black hairdoes are not black, they are black hairstyle,” said Kaitlin M. Wright, a hairstylist in Dallas.
“The word is synonymous with black.
There is nothing more black than dreadlocks.
I don’t care what anyone says, black haired hair is not a black thing.”
While there are a few black men who claim to be black men with dreadlocks (such as Michael Jackson), most black men say they have never worn a dreadlock.
Hairdresser and tattoo artist Jeff Waggoner, whose signature hairstyle has evolved over the years, has been using dreadlocks for more than a decade.
“I never really had the desire to have a beard,” he said.
“But I always wanted a black hairstyler.
I never knew what I wanted.
But I thought, what if I had a dreadlocked look?
That would be something else.”
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Black hair, like the hairstyle itself, is not always associated with masculinity, Wright said.
While some black men use dreadlocks as a way to show off their masculinity, other black men have worn dreadlocks simply to show their femininity.
“A lot of the hair stylists have said, ‘You know what?
Black men are a minority in America.
They’re not a majority.
You’re not going to get a lot of black hair,'” Wright said, referring to the number of black men in the U.S. That has led to the idea that dreadlocks are a sign of masculinity and a sign that black people should be allowed to grow hair.
“There’s a lot that goes into hair and makeup,” said Heather H. Anderson, a makeup artist in Los Angeles.
“If you look at the look of a lot the hair styling has to do with that and to really give the hair a kind of contour.
I feel like that hair is just a natural extension of what you’re trying to show.”
For black women, hair styling can be a challenge, too.
For black hairstylers, finding a hairstyle that fits into their own style and is acceptable for them is difficult.
But that can be an advantage, because it is also about showing the other side of what hair is supposed to be about, Anderson said.
A black woman can often find a hairstyles that fit her style and hair needs.
“It can be challenging for me to find something that fits my style,” she said.
Anderson also said black men tend to have longer hair, which is often longer than the length of their dreadlocks and often the hair style is very different from the hair styles of black women.
“They’re definitely trying to be masculine and have a long hair,” Anderson said, noting that there is a lot more variation in hair styles among black men.
For some hairstylers, black hair can be considered a sign the hair is masculine, while others don’t believe it is.
“When you go to your stylist, you’ll be asking, ‘Are you going to use my dreadlocks?’
And you’re going to be like, ‘No, I don.
I have no interest in using your dreadlocks,'” Wright, the hairstylaster, said.
“[A]n important thing for me is to not have to explain anything, because the stylist has the idea and they have the vision.
You have to tell them the truth.”
It can be difficult to find the right hairstyle for every hair style, so it is important to find a style that fits with the black male hair trend.
“You have to find hair that will compliment your body, not necessarily what’s popular,” Wright said of dreadlocks versus other hairstyles for black men that have a shorter length.
“To me, it’s more about who you are and who you want to be.
The style you have to wear with that is something that can’t be questioned.
It’s something that is a part of