Marie Claire is the most recent publication to catch warmth for crediting a Kardashian with creating one thing Black girls have performed for many years.
The journal is at the moment beneath fireplace for publishing an article a couple of new pattern they name “glass hair,” saying the Kardashians are the principle inspiration for the look. The type is extra precisely generally known as a silk press, a technique stylists have been utilizing for years to clean hair to a shiny, glass-like end.
— Marie Claire (@marieclaire) August 16, 2018
After crediting Kim and Khloe Kardashian with beginning the pattern, Black Twitter fired again with photographs of stars like Rihanna, Gabrielle Union, Taraji P. Henson and even the legendary Cicely Tyson all rocking a silk press earlier than the fact present sisters made it cool.
Take a look at an outraged Black Twitter beneath.
It’s referred to as a silk press. I’ve seen this in all places because the 90’s when the ladies at HBCU’S rocked the look. Please contemplate hiring Black Ladies and Males to keep away from erasing our contributions to your “developments.” That is hurtful & offensive. pic.twitter.com/kD4832t3Fc
— Nicole ☀️At Dawn (@alamanecer) August 17, 2018
What within the cultural appropriation is happening right here⁉️ I’m sorry y’all, however wypipo calling a silk press “glass hair” is an excessive amount of Mayo for me 😒 https://t.co/IqC8QjdmkW
— Lil Extro Vert 🏳️🌈🖤✨ (@CandaceA) August 17, 2018
Y’all see how the kardashians get the credit score for all of the black tradition they acceptable. “Glass hair” chile that’s a silk press and it ain’t new 😌 pic.twitter.com/t0sDrr6lX7
— 𝕃𝕖𝕒𝕙 is ia for work (@thorhoedinson) August 18, 2018
im satisfied no person has black editors/writers bc who tf calls a silk press …glass hair https://t.co/LH05TlpftE
— Skye Alexis (@SKYEALEXlS) August 17, 2018
Umm u actually attempting to present the Kar…🙄u kno what, these embarrassing articles wouldn’t occur in the event you had extra black girls as editors/writers pic.twitter.com/8W9w4kL3bb
— Mama Wolf🐺 (@thebaddestnuna) August 17, 2018
Once they attempt to cross off your outdated hair as new hair. pic.twitter.com/6RJotaFxQp
— Luna Luvhood (@sovivACEous) August 17, 2018
🤦🏾♀️ wassup with white individuals pondering they create one thing that’s recycled? https://t.co/CvvL3vDpR0
— Char Afro✊ (@MaineTGOD) August 21, 2018
Rent. Extra. Black. Ladies. Writers. And. Editors. pic.twitter.com/FJcfVt2ix7
— Adaora Attract (@adaoraallure) August 17, 2018