Online petition created calling for afro hair to be included in hairdressing training in Australia.

Kathomi Gatwiri from the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University says it is common for black people not to be centred in beauty discourses. “Ideals of white beauty, [such as] white skin, blue eyes and blonde hair, are seen as the ultimate standard of beauty,” she said.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *