The Mattel Barbie Styling Head is Now Available. Here's How to Get It!

The Deluxe Styling Head
By Erickka Sy Savané
When we told you about the Mattel Barbie Styling Head last month folks were trying to cop it like a Beyonce surprise album only it wasn't available everywhere. Well, now we know where you can find it!

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ALL Little Girls Don’t Want Long Hair

Photo by Makho
By Erickka Sy Savané

It was my daughter’s 6th birthday and as a surprise I decided to get her hair braided. She never really asked for braids, but recently I thought that she might like to try something new, and when I casually ran the idea by her she said she’d like to try it. Now, my daughter has a short, thick afro. Honestly, the thought of having it cornrowed for a while so I wouldn’t have to fight with her everyday to ‘pick it more softly’ was as much for me as it was her.

Fast-forward to the big day. We’re sitting in the Senegalese braiding shop in my Jersey City hood.

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