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Clotilde31975
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I read a long time ago that sebum (oil secreted by the scalp) can drip down straight hairs easily, while it can’t drip down tightly coiled African hairs. This is also why many blacks need to constantly add moisture or oil to their hair. The sebum attracts lice.

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Name : Clotilde31975, Gender : F, Sexual Orientation : Straight, Race : Black/African American, Religion : Christian, Age : 36, City : New Orleans, State : LA Country : United States, Occupation : College Professor, Education level : Over 4 Years of College, Social class : Upper class,