Being a beautiful black woman can be hard work, but many of us ladies are working harder and not smarter by using accessories that detract from our beauty instead of making our job of being fierce and fabulous a little easier.
Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing that lifts my heart more than the smell that fills my nostrils after opening a fresh pack of Indian Remy hair. And if it wasn’t for my acrylic tips my fingernails would be bitten down to the bone marrow. But when it comes to enhancements, the same rule applies as to anything else in life: Balance. Many of us think that all we have to do is throw on the ponytail and glue on the false eyelashes and walk down the runway of life, but your enhancements shouldn’t be your beauty, they should enhance the beauty you already have. Take a look at the following list and ask yourself, are these things helping or making the job harder than it has to be?