Whether your hair is 100% yours or you need a little help every now and then, maintaining a particular hairstyle can be expensive. This woman claims to have spent over $25,000 on hair weave.
Erikka Yancy, a Los Angeles-based documentary filmmaker and HuffPost blogger, recently opened up about her obsession with hair extensions in a blog aptly titled “Confessions of A Hair Weave Addict.”
Growing up in a predominately white community and attending predominately white schools all her life, Yancy says the disdain for her hair (amongst other things) was anchored in a serious racial identity crisis that proved to be emotionally and financially taxing.
“From the time I was 18 until early 2013, I have spent $25,000 getting my hair weaved, braided or extended and just over one and a half years sitting in a chair having it done,” Yancy wrote.
You can get into her full story by clicking here.