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"There's always this sort of pressure within the black community like, if you have good hair, you're prettier or better than the brown-skinned girl that wears the Afro or the dreads or the natural hairstyle," she says.Oprah.com: Oprah's stylist reveals his hair secrets Rock found the biggest moneymaker in the hair business to be weaves." "One day, I was in the car with my daughter and her little girlfriend, who happened to be white, and she was raving about her girlfriend's hair, and she used the words 'good hair' to describe it, and it kind of made me jump a little bit," Rock said.The film deals with African-American women's obsession with their hair, which ultimately sheds a light on their own images of beauty.The hair collected here is auctioned off to exporters who distribute it around the planet." Another staple of the industry is relaxers -- also called "creamy crack" by some.While women of other races use perms to add curl, black women use them to straighten their hair.Every year, more than 10 million people cut their hair off as an offering to the Hindu gods.
"That was disturbing." Rock discovered the hottest hair on the market is found in India, where human hair is the number two export behind software.
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[movieperson id="53724"]Chris Rock[/movieperson] is never one to shy away from pushing the boundaries of racial discussion in America.
Rock used the gathering of barbers, hair-care-product salespeople and an over-the-top hairstyling competition as one of the film's backdrops. ' " Throughout the movie, Rock — who serves as a writer and producer on the film — interviews various black actors/actresses, musicians, models and doctors, including Meagan Good, Raven-Symoné, T-Pain and Dr. But Rock said there was one actress he had to have for his film to succeed.
He compared the event to the World Cup or Super Bowl of hair. "What black things that work on the screen happen without Nia Long? I looked over the things that have worked, and what is the variable here: Nia Long," Rock said.