Sulma Arzu-Brown is a proud Garifuna woman born in Honduras, Central America. "She came to New York City at the tender age of six. Throughout her life, Sulma’s parents instilled the belief that progressive thinking, education and sound values were the key to success in one’s personal and professional life.

Holding steadfast to those values, Sulma received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Herbert Lehman College of the City University of New York. Sulma took those teachings a step further when she became a mother by becoming one with her essence and growing out her natural hair. 

It was her way of encouraging her girls to love every aspect of themselves especially their hair. 
Sulma knew it was the right decision when her older daughter expressed “mommy we finally look alike” the day she cut off her chemically straightened hair. The book soon followed.

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