10 Best #GrowingUpBlack Memes About Black Hair

As #GrowingUpBlack swept across Black Twitter, the laugh-worthy memes were all too familiar. We've decided to put together 10 of the best #GrowingUpBlack memes that tell the true story of Black hair. 

Imani Brammer Jul, 16, 2015

1 of 10 Instagram.com/growingupblack

Turning left or right was always a very dramatic affair!

2 of 10 Twitter.com/@ILLY_IL_

Pink Lotion was always in the closet. It was the first aid kit essential for black hair. 

3 of 10 Twitter.com/@JasminBPearson

"You better sit still."-- words to always remember. 

4 of 10 Twitter.com/@realsliimshaydy

Every little girl had one of these three hairstyles, and if your hair was long, then you were the coolest girl on the block. Don't lie! 

5 of 10 Twitter.com/ @numbatwoo

Let's be honest: Aunty's hair was always fresh-out-the-hair-salon done and you couldn't tell her anything.

6 of 10 https://instagram.com/jjarroyo/

These brushes caused you to squint and flinch at the same time. 

7 of 10 Instagram.com/growingupblack

Blue Magic: The go to for all things hair, scalp and maybe even edges. And that hot comb...just make sure you cover your ears. 

8 of 10 Instagram.com/growingupblack

If you ever returned home with your hair looking different from how your mother did it...

9 of 10 Instagram.com/growingupblack

And you pray  that soap doesn't get in your eye. This is long before co-wash days. 

10 of 10 Instagram.com/growingupblack

The result of these can be seen in every ol' school high school year book photo.