Park’s transition to natural hair textures eventually launched her own YouTube channel, Curly Hair Park. This channel was created as a space to share tips and tricks for curly hair. “Currently, over 10,000 Koreans are watching my channel. [to] I would like to continue working as an influencer for curly hair until curly hair is considered natural rather than weird in South Korea.
Park prides herself on being one of the few curly hair influencers in South Korea, but has faced backlash from people who don’t believe in her natural hair texture.
“[In the past] I got a reply on YouTube saying that my natural curly hair was fake, that it was permed and that black culture shouldn’t be appropriated,” she says.
Park has also faced many unpleasant situations of having his hair touched without his consent. You can touch it,” says Park. “Don’t forget that your hair is part of your body, too.”
The experience of avoiding beauty salons in the past because she had “too many curly hair” is a major driving force behind her, and she dreams of one day opening her own salon, and is currently working to obtain a hairdresser’s license.
“Opening a curly hair salon means meeting many Korean customers with curly hair. [without] Mr. Park says, “It’s exciting just to think about how to style curly hair that suits each customer and to hear stories about curly hair.”
In addition to obtaining a hair license, Park has created her own hair care line in Korea, including curls. have purchased. With the launch of her hair collection, she aims to ease the stress of looking for curl-appropriate products for other women in Korea. “I hope that by working on this project, more curly hair care products will be produced in South Korea and the hurdles to caring for curly hair will be lowered,” says Park.