Do you remember the Jheri curl? At one time, it was the hottest hairstyle for African-Americans. Regardless of the texture of hair, everyone wanted a Things You May or May Not Remember About Having a Jheri Curl /via On The Black List
It's interesting to note the editorial stance of Black hair advertisements then and now.
The last time I saw someone wear a Jheri curl with a straight face was in the summer of 2015. In June of that year, retired NBA point guard Baron Davis appeared on ESPN’s First Take sporting a high-and-tight take on the activator swirl.
Comer Cottrell was one of the most notable black businessmen in the haircare industry. He is best-known for making the Jheri-Curl product available to Things to Remember About Trailblazer Pro-Line Corporation Founder, Comer Cottrell /via On The Black List