H&M Responds to Controversy Over Ad Of Black Girl With ‘Undone’ Hair

Nicole Rojas
Sep 23, 2019 - 6:15

H&M is facing controversy after releasing a campaign that featured a little girl wearing her natural hair. Detractors took the retail company to task over the young Black girl’s “undone” hairstyle. Celebrity hairstylist Vernon François brought the issue to the attention of his more than 105,000 followers on Instagram on September 20. In the post, he shared a photo of the young H&M model, sporting her natural hair pulled into an undone ponytail. The girl’s 4c hair and edges are uncombed, Essence noted. “Before I begin, I do not have the facts, nor...

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