This previous post, despite being hilarious, also highlighted the problems that we face as naturals. It's hard not to mention drippies without a shudder running down your spine... More often than not, we find having to handle natural hair on a daily or weekly basis, is more demanding than we would want to commit to. We get overly emotional and irritated by even the most basic things such as single strand knots, detangling, failed styling attempts, amongst many others.
Just like a lover or long time friend, there are moments in life when you need to spend some time away from your natural tresses... We understand this. Some of us run away and hide under braids, weaves, and even wigs. Although temporary, protective styling can keep your hair hidden for up to 6 weeks; results being - growth, a calmer state of mind not to mention cutting your normal hair budget by a notable margin (WIN!). These are temporary measures which can be used as often as you wish (bearing in mind the necessary precautions of course).
There are those of us however, who get fed up all together with the whole natural hair lifestyle of regimens and routines. Permanent measures are sought; some extremely drastic - reverting back to relaxed hair - others opt for the seemingly easier natural way of life i.e. permanent locks.
Our question today is, Have you ever been so fed up with natural hair and have entertained thoughts of locing your hair, rocking a short haircut or going back to relaxers? Secondly, what is it about natural hair that you personally find extremely challenging. Please share... you are at a safe place :)