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October 17th, 2009
04:55 PM ET

'What Matters': What is Good Hair?

Short or Long, Straight or Curly. What is good hair? Actress Nia Long joined Tony Harris to share the meaning of "Good Hair."

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  1. catrinamp3

    Any hair that can take heat, braids extensions, glue,rubber bands,chemicals,conditioners,hair grease, hair spray,rollers,you get my point. Not to mention rock the hottest hair styles!

    October 17, 2009 at 5:03 pm |
  2. KDW

    I agree there is no such thing as bad hair. For some, any ole hair would do. Hair has different textures and grades. Most grades of hair in their natural un gromed state arent pleasing to to the eye Being natural should mean Chemical free, not free of grooming or style. Hair must be maintained cleansed and groomed. The moment you take your hair and move or reposition it, you are grooming. Most individuals that decide to adapt the natural status or regimine do not have a real game plan. Those same individuals also tend to not have the knowledge about what maintenance products to use. There are products made to reverse the damages of chemicals and long term insufficient moisturization. Kalawentz Naturals of Cincinnati Ohio has been making all natural products for years called black and bossie. these products work on any hair type alone or in conjunction with many other products. With the basic two shampoo and the cream moisturizer as a leave in or rinse out. will cleanse and detangle most any hair especially natural, kinky, even caucasian, or european hair.Once a person gets the right tools for having GOOD NATURAL HAIR they can keep their old styles, gain some new ones and be totally natural! Any hair type can be tamed into being GOOD HAIR Movie star grade, Long and Luxurious or Short and Snazzy, but GOOD healthy hair. Read about Mary Bolar Washington some time. She knew these times would come!

    October 17, 2009 at 8:14 pm |
  3. kk

    I started going natural about two years ago-and I love it. I now have about 4 inches of chemical free new growth hair. I wouldn't go back to perming if I was paid.

    October 18, 2009 at 3:55 pm |
  4. A. Smith

    Where's the story on Chris Rock stealing the entire idea and theme of Nappy Roots to make his new movie about Hair?

    You see Chris Rock being fetted and patted on each of the News Media outlets over his newest movie, meanwhile the original film writer and producer get's totally tossed aside?

    Where is the media on this. This is a blatant infringement on that woman's movie and artistic film work.

    A. Smith

    October 19, 2009 at 10:31 am |
  5. michael armstrong sr. TX.

    Nothing can beat a good old style ZZ Top hair doo long live rock and roll .

    October 19, 2009 at 10:42 am |
  6. LJRII

    Great quick piece and brief tribute to Nia!!!!

    October 19, 2009 at 12:39 pm |