Bald By Choice: 4 Reasons Women Are Making The Cut

Sitting in a barber’s chair and handing them the scissors to cut it all off seems like a nightmare for a lot of women. When a black woman thinks about her hair, she thinks of it as her crown of glory. She can do whatever she pleases with it and it’s a personal expression of how she wants to present herself to the world. But what if nothing was there? Would women feel less of a lady or lose their sense of self-expression and creativity?

For women who chose to go bald, the answer is a resounding, ‘No’. Black women, in particular, have been making a ballsy choice by crowning their heads with a baldie.

I know, I know… Some of you are thinking, ‘but why would a woman want to do that?’ Read up.

1. To Educate
The misrepresentation of ‘the crown’ a woman holds upon her head has been objectified beyond belief for years. By men, fellow women and society, a woman’s hair is looked at as the definition of femininity, sex appeal, and character.