Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

“An open letter to my hair straightening friends”: On the wonderful experience of accepting our real beauty


Note from BW of Brazil: Anyone who has followed this blog for any amount of time knows that the issue of black hair is one that is frequent topic here. … Continue reading

June 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Black Brazilian women abandoning hair straightening techniques in favor of natural hair textures


Adriana André decided to free herself of hair straightening all at once, shaving her head. Women are choosing to leave the chemicals aside and accepting the natural texture of their … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · 5 Comments