By Kinky Roots | Nov 25, 2019
Hey ladies, remember when we were young and all we wanted to do was have a kickass photo shoot? Well for one special little girl, this wish came true in the best possible way.
In October 2019, 8-year-old Marian Scott was singled out at school and told that she would not be allowed to participate in her class photoshoot because of her hairstyle – the awfulness of the situation still makes our blood boil.
While the girl was understandably upset, her mother did not take the accusation lightly and rightfully so! Taking to Facebook, La Toya Scott made sure that EVERYONE knew about the discrimination faced by her daughter at the hands of her teachers and administrators. The story was then picked up by the local news which was when people really started to take notice.
Does this news piece put you at the edge of your seat? Well don’t worry, this story has a happy ending!
Jermaine Horton – a renowned photographer was deeply moved by Marian’s’ story. He offered the family a free photo shoot that emphasized the beauty of Marian’s hairstyle. How did the pictures come out you ask? Well, let’s just say that they were très magnifique.
Styled by some of the biggest names in the industry – Marian’s shoot was a grand success. The sweatshirts, hoodies and dresses were created to work in tandem with her red-streaked buns and definitely enhanced the beauty of her hairstyle. Recreating this hairstyle is extremely easy with the help of Darling One Million Braids Extension Pack. These extensions are soft to the touch and incredibly easy to use. We couldn’t even begin to tell you the number of hairstyles these extensions have helped us perfect. Matting your hair is incredibly important when trying to replicate this hairstyle. If you’re keen on a recommendation from us, our first choice would be the African Pride Black Castor Miracle Hold & Cover Edges. Better than any spray in the market, this gel slicks back all those stubborn edges and gives the overall look an epic finish. This product is definitely one you need in your life. Not only were the resulting pictures a sight for sore eyes, but the entire photo shoot worked towards improving Marian’s self-esteem which had previously taken a hit.
But wait – if this happened in October, where is Marian today? In a new school of course! She has a ton of friends in this school and her sense of pride in herself and in her culture is back for the better. She has now learned that her hairstyles are perfect and contribute to her beauty in a way that some people just do not understand and we honestly could not be more proud of her tale of victory.
Want to know the dos and don’ts of taking care of your toddler’s hair? Check out Things To Never Do To Your Kids’ Afro Hair.
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