In this episode we dive deep into natural hair terminology. The natural hair community uses many terms that may be unknown to others. Hosts Cierra Ward and Leslie Daniels have a sit down discussion with Davida Smart, a natural hair enthusiast, about common misconceptions about natural hair. As an example, some people don’t believe that natural hair can grow long, but that is incorrect.
Brought to you by Avant-Youth, Curly Gurlies is a natural hair podcast show that celebrates young Black women through mutual understanding, shared stories and helpful tidbits and information on hair care. It’s a show that centers around a major identity point – namely, through hair.
Keto is a diet that changes the way your body produces energy. Instead of using carbohydrates like fruit and grains to create glucose, it uses ketones, which are generated by the liver when the body is in periods of starvation or fasting. This process is called gluconeogenesis, and it creates glucose.
“Twitter, do your thing,” is a toxic line used to expose someone, a brand or company that is displaying problematic behavior.
It is the epitome of cancel culture, the idea that someone can be cancelled based on their unsettling remarks or ideologies. Although the term “cancel culture” is new, the act behind it is not. The trend is particularly popular amongst Gen Z’ers and Millennials.
COVID has some of us in a place of fear–that is fear of missing out (FOMO). We tend to depend on others and things around us to keep us happy instead of creating our own happiness.
When experiencing FOMO, we resort to going out and doing reckless things that can put us at a higher risk for COVID-19 and therefore harming those closest to us. It is important to find a happy medium between wilding out all the time and staying home.