Having thick hair is a blessing and a curse. Sure, it's nice to have body, but would I trade my volume for all the time I could get back if I didn't have hair that took two hours to blow-dry and that, without being blown out, looks like the result of an electrocution? Yes, in a second. From unfathomably long styling times to being dreaded and avoided by salon professionals, the downsides of thick hair have caused me a lifetime of wasted hours, extra money, and social anxiety.
So before the thin-haired girls of the world jump up in arms, try to hear me out. Keep clicking to learn why having thick hair actually kind of sucks. A lot.