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More young men are speaking out publicly about their disapproval of hair weave and wigs. Black women have been wearing hair extensions and lacefront wigs exclusively for decades.

Natural hair care forums are still around, but their numbers are dwindling as more women choose weaves.

A recent poll shows nearly 90% of Black women say they wear weave or lacefront wigs.

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Some men are speaking out on manosphere forums. A majority of men on one forum agree that women wear hair weave to impress each other - not to impress men.

One man who recently got out of a 9 year relationship says he's struggling to find a Black woman who doesn't wear weave and heavy makeup.

"Ive never been a fan of heavy makeup and weaves but they are in abundance out here and on these apps," he wrote. "I've met a lot of women so far but only clicked with one so far... but im struggling getting past the weaves and heavy make up... am I wrong?"

One man responded, "I can’t do weaves. I like my women natural," while others expressed their dislike of weave.

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One commenter took a different approach, saying the OP was "missing out on some quality Black women" by focusing on their hair.

"Without a doubt you are missing out on some quality black women if weaves and extensions are a deal breaker. It's culturally ingrained at this point. I see less blonde and Indian hair type weaves today from black women than I was seeing ten years ago. They tend to be textured appropriately and a lot of women look great with the right style. The box braids are going to destroy a lot of edges though, but I'd be okay with weaves so long as it looked tasteful and she actually took care of her real hair."

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Drake trended on social media over the weekend after he shared photos of his new braided lace front wig on Instagram Story.

Drake's braided wig nearly broke Twitter over the weekend. His fans couldn't stop laughing at a photo of Drake pursing his lips while showcasing his new wig piece.

For some reason, there was a debate over whether Drake was wearing a wig.

"Drake had short hair two days ago, now this ni**a got braids lmfaoo," one person tweeted.

While another person tweeted "Is that synthetic weave or human hair that helped fill in the braids on drake’s hair?"

"You Know Drake is about to release music whenever he's unlocking a new character or personality. The Braid's era," a third person wrote.

The Canadian rap star joins a growing fraternity of male rappers, celebrities and athletes who wear lace front braids and extensions.

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Other male stars rocking lace front wig units or braids extensions include drill rapper Lil Durk (pictured), rappers Tyga, Jay Z, Fetty Wap, Offset, Rich Homie Quan, race car driver Lewis Hamilton, singers Chris Brown, Jason Derulo, and more.

Check out the gallery below.

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Mayvenn is offering to pay for your next hair extensions install! Mayvenn was founded in 2013, thanks to investors like Serena Williams.

Mayvenn, the largest black owned hair extension company in the world, is changing the beauty industry in a big way.

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Mayvenn was created in 2013 by Diishan Imira, who, at the time was selling hair out of his car. Now, the brand is working with more than 50,000 hairstylists in communities of color.

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Tracee Ellis Ross is launching a new haircare line for biracial and mixed race women who struggle to manage their loose curly hair.

Although mixed race women are envied for their so-called "good hair", most mixed race women say they struggle to maintain their frizzy curls that tangles easily.

Ross has the answer to their problem. The 'Black-ish' star said her new haircare line Pattern Beauty will "fulfill the unmet needs of our community".

Although the line is targeted toward the mixed race community, Black women with a tighter curl pattern than their mixed race sisters can also use Ross' products.

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The 46-year-old Scorpio announced her new line on Instagram.com on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

"@patternbeauty is here to empower," Ross wrote.

"@patternbeauty is for those of us who need more than a quarter size of product. large conditioner sizes that actually fulfill the unmet needs of our community. accessible pricing because everyone should have access to their most beautiful hair in their own shower, and gorgeous packaging that conjures the legacy of our history and makes us all feel like the royalty that we are."

Pattern Beauty products will include a shampoo, three targeted conditioners, a leave-in conditioner, two hair serums, a shower brush, a hair clip and a microfiber towel to enhance and nourish curls.

Ross said she spent two years working with chemists in order to select the seven initial formulas with safe ingredients.

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"I'm excited for PATTERN to join the natural hair movement, and to celebrate our hair for what it is: beautiful!" she said.

The products will go on sale Monday at patternbeauty.com and on Sept. 22 at Ulta stores. Prie range from $9 to $42.
 

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Thrilled to introduce PATTERN // my new hair care brand specifically for curly, coily, and tight textured hair.?? ?? @patternbeauty is the result of 20 years of dreaming, 10 years in the making (I wrote my first brand pitch in 2008, right when girlfriends finished ) and 2 years of working with chemists. I’m so excited to share this with y’all. ?? ?? @patternbeauty is here to empower and nourish curly, coily and tight-textured hair. 3b to 4c. The formulas are unique and packed with luscious & safe ingredients-trust me I know, because my panel and I tried 74 different samples to get these 7 formulas for phase one.?? ?? @patternbeauty is for those of us who need more than a quarter size of product. large conditioner sizes that actually fulfill the unmet needs of our community. accessible pricing because everyone should have access to their most beautiful hair in their own shower, and gorgeous packaging that conjures the legacy of our history and makes us all feel like the royalty that we are. ?? ?? I’m excited for PATTERN to join the natural hair movement, and to celebrate our hair for what it is: beautiful! The line will be available on patternbeauty.com this Monday, September 9 at 9am ET!!!! #RockYourPattern

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Facet urged black women to embrace their beauty by removing their lace front wigs.

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Pop star Nicki Minaj released more photos of her thinning hair on social media yesterday. In photos uploaded to Instagram and Twitter.com, Nicki is seen wet and topless after apparently taking a shower. Many of Nicki's 17 million Twitter followers swooned and admired Nicki's mid-back length. But hair care experts are not impressed.

While cosmetologists applaud Nicki for disposing of her wigs and weaves, they contend that Nicki's ends shows signs of breakage and thinning which can easily be repaired with the proper diet and vitamins.

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