Afros and Hawks


“Afro Sheen handles the hawk!”

I just came across this fascinating old-school commercial on YouTube that at first had me excited to see the iconic 70’s “afro” in its full splendor – and the line of products devoted to maintaining it. But as I watched, my heart sank, as I observed in just mere seconds a not-so-subtle rivalry between nature (in this case birds) and looking good. Sadly, the message of the video was that you have to defeat “mean dirty” nature in order to preserve your crowning glory.

Might we love nature and our ‘fros at the same time?

What do you think?


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