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Sandy Saad

Arts Professional/ Education Coordinator, Varley Art Gallery in Markham

Big Hair Don't Care

PRESENTED ON NOV 20, 2015
IN MARKHAM @ VOL 9

“While all my friend’s… hair would sway in the wind, my hair even defied the laws of physics. It would just stay absolutely still.”

In Big Hair Don't Care from PechaKucha Night Markham’s 9th Volume, curly hair ambassador, chocolate-maker, and biathlon competitor Sandy Saad discusses what it's like to grow up with natural hair. Drawing from memories of her embarrassing hair phases, she tells the tale of how she came to accept her natural beauty.

 

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Gingerly: The Science of Red Hair

BY MATHILDA GREGORY
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 21, 2013

Mathilda Gregory discusses the significance of red hair throughout history, what regions have traditionally produced the most ginger, and how she came to possess this rare gene.

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Way Out There Hair

BY SARAH DUNN
IN BEDFORD

Sarah Dunn from Sarah's Do Wop Do's shows us an array of 'way out there' hairstyles while she takes us on a journey through her creative career.

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Primary Beauty

BY JEREMY WANN
@ VOL 16 ON AUG 06, 2015

This is the journey that led Jeremy Wann  to open Geo Hair Lab in Knoxville, TN and why he's taking on the challenge of ensuring the outlook encompasses sustainability and an anti-vain approach to positive self-esteem. 

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The Bald and the Beautiful

BY ADRIAN TAMAS
@ VOL 27 ON DEC 18, 2015

Hair. Many of us have it, many still come to loose it. the presence or absence of hair is often indicitive of many things and can tie directly into one's stylistic choices. Adrian Tamas shares his musings on the scalp and what does or does not cover it.

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What do You Think About When Combing Your Hair?

BY CURT OSMUNDSEN
@ VOL 29 ON MAY 22, 2016

Curt Osmundsen has a lot on his mind and that 'lot' comes up most pressing when he combs hair. So, what do you think about when you comb your hair? Your upcoming day? A movie from last night? Whether or not giraffes do have vocal chords? Curt's thoughts are quite a bit heavier than all of that and his story will have you questioning your hair-combing routine henceforth. 

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A Hairy Tale

BY FRITZ KLUG
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 25, 2018

Fritz takes us on his journey of growing out his glorious hair.

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My Hair-itage

BY LAUREN ARONSON
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 15, 2019

The story of a girl versus the curl. The highlights, lowlights, blow-outs and blow-ups. How Lauren Aronson's relationship with her locks went from loathing to loving.

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BY NASSIKA TAMARA ROUFAI
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 28, 2019

Nassika Tamama Roufai. Elle se distingue comme une artiste de cheveux. Elle a combinée sa connaissance de l’entrepreneuriat avec son amour pour l’art, résultant dans sa propre marque: Yémi-Hair’Art. Sans expérience en tant que coiffeuse, elle est un excellent exemple du "penser autrement" !

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Self-Care

BY CHIQUITTA CARROLL
@ VOL 14 ON JAN 24, 2019

Chiquitta Carroll speaks about self-care and massage therapy.