Long hair is a stigma from Tot and Tiaras, to Ms. International Beauty Queen.
Regular shampooing, and moisturizing for natural hair, under wigs is very important!
Kay lost her hair in the fifth grade because of alopecia areata.
In 2011, Sandra Dubose Gibson was crowned Mrs. Black North Carolina, and she began her singing talent with her original song, “I’m Beautiful,” removing her wig after her first few notes.
She refused to wear a wig for the pageant…winning the crown with her natural, short unprocessed hair.