Beauty For Black Women Essay

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The true, natural beauty of a Black woman is rarely celebrated. Only when a woman that is of African descent shows a majority of European features, then is this woman’s beauty ever celebrated. The kinky hair or the dark skin tone is not what is praised. Instead she is glorified for the straightness of her tresses, and the lightness of her skin. She is perfect because she can blend in with White beauty. Western society has created a dominant definition of beauty that displays beautiful as a woman who is white, thin, curvy, busty, and with long flowing hair. The most important aspect in this definition of beauty for Black women is hair. Stepping into their shoes would show us that “for the vast majority of Black women, hair is not just hair;…show more content…
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