The ‘Environmental Injustice of Beauty’: The Role That Pressure to Conform Plays In Use of Harmful Hair, Skin Products Among Women of Color

Robert Hundley

ATLANTA–Perched in a stylist’s chair at Yaya’s Natural Hair Boutique, Akeyla Peele-Tembong teared up as she recalled how, when she was a higher education pupil, a person of her professors instructed that she straighten her all-natural hair to improve her chances of landing a plum function-research career.  “I was like, […]