Mondays Around the Web – Coco and Creme

Black Hair Commercials – The Good, The Bad, the Ugly

Today’s post comes from Coco and Creme, a self-described “online editorial experience focusing exclusively on urban fashion and beauty.” Even though I don’t usually feature advertisements or commercials marketing black hair products, this post raises some interesting questions.
Lately, I can’t help but notice the surge of questionable television advertisements for black haircare lines. Though the ads often highlight awesome products that myself and women I know have tried, used, and loved for years, it seems as though the commercials have grown to be a bit one-sided and stereotypical. From what I’ve gathered, the vast majority of black hair commercials of late share the same 3 unfortunate components:

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