Poor Cambodian women supplying America's market for hair

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Re: Poor Cambodian women supplying America's market for hair

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John Bingham, I am very happy to see explorer back you up. However, I do not believe he is correct in that most African American women wear hair extensions, if I may be so bold, I believe that the largest market for hair extensions is African Americans. In fact it is documented in the Global Hair, Wig and Extension Market Outlook Forecast.

The following factors are likely to contribute to the growth of the hair wigs and extension market during the forecast period:

Growing Demand from Consumers of African Descent

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/ ... k-Forecast

Also you are quite correct that wigs are worn by conservative and Hasidic Jewish women, it is factual, not racist.

Hair extensions have increasingly become mainstream much as wearing your pants with the crotch around your knees did some years back, or say Rap music. China has tripled the amount of Indian sourced hair imported in recent years. As we move towards a panracial society where we all dress and act similar there will be great opportunities for business. I feel the market for "big eye" contacts will explode in America and am banking on the Sailor Moon wave to fund my retirement. Kpop bands dress, dance far outside what was once Korean culture.
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I didn't say that most black women wear wigs or have extensions, I said most of the hair at that factory was for black women - which was what the owner, a black woman, informed me. If anyone has never noticed the prevalence of wig wearing among black women, that's probably because they have never been around many or just aren't very observant.
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John Bingham wrote: Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:28 pm I didn't say that most black women wear wigs or have extensions, I said most of the hair at that factory was for black women - which was what the owner, a black woman, informed me. If anyone has never noticed the prevalence of wig wearing among black women, that's probably because they have never been around many or just aren't very observant.
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Re: Poor Cambodian women supplying America's market for hair

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Chris Rock's Good Hair film introduced me to this market. It's quite profitable, and I'm happy the Khmer are starting to get into this niche.

Problem is the middleman.

What these women need is some basic education and guides on how to price, sell and export.
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