Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Two NPR Stories

Two stories, both on Tell Me More:

Plastic Surgeries Increase Among Minorities
Cosmetic procedures are on the rise within all minority groups, according to a report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. But some question whether the growing number of surgeries reflect an even bigger desire: to look more European, or "white." Two plastic surgeons discuss the trend.

Salon Teaches White Parents To Care For Black Hair
Many white parents who adopt black children struggle with caring for their child's hair. Althea Reynolds, owner of the Spice Salon in Los Angeles, sees the parents' challenge as an opportunity to offer valuable lessons in black hair care. Reynolds talks about her new series of workshops.

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