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Natural hair revolution unravels racist beauty ideals in Caribbean

Miss Rizos hair salon is ground zero for the Caribbean's natural hair movement. Here, Dominicans embrace their curls and redefine beauty standards in a society that has until now insisted that kinky hair is bad hair.

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