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After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican Women Embrace Their Natural, Curly Hair

After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican Women Embrace Their Natural, Curly Hair

NPR - Michel Martin

Early on Saturday morning, business at Laura Om's salon on Calle Loiza in San Juan, Puerto Rico is booming. Hurricane Maria, in a roundabout way, has something to do with that. Om specializes in styling curly, natural hair — something that Puerto Rican women often go to great lengths to straighten …

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