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The Hair Switch Project is the seventh episode in Season 3 of Sydney to the Max. It first aired on April 30, 2021 to 0.27 million viewers.[1]


Sydney begins to question her straight hairstyle after her classmate Jada suggests that she try wearing her hair natural sometimes. This sends Sydney on a hair journey tied to her cultural identity and memories of her late mom, Alisha.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

  • Shakira Ja'nai Paye as Kellyn
  • Nakia Burrise as Nina
  • Princess Kimico Mapp as Jada

Absent Cast




  • The episode title is a reference to the 1999 film The Blair Witch Project.
  • This episode filmed on December 9, 2020.
  • This is the first and only episode where Olive is absent.
    • This is also the first and only absence of a main character named Olive on Disney Channel, as Olive Doyle appeared in every episode of her show A.N.T. Farm.
  • Kamala Harris, Alicia Keys, and Zendaya are mentioned.
  • It is revealed that Sydney named her flat iron "Clampy".
  • This is the second episode where Emmy appears without Sophia; the first is "Mo' Grandmas, Mo' Problems".
  • Nakia Burrise has a recurring role as Angela Macklin on Danger Force and actually had the role of Paige in the original Under Wraps.
  • This is the second episode on the topic of hair, the first being "Can't Dye This".
  • Sophia is mentioned.
  • Sydney gets a new hairstyle beginning with this episode.
  • Maya Carter from "Mo' Grandmas, Mo' Problems" returns.
  • Christian J. Simon who plays Leo Webb was absent in this episode, due to his role in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Under Wraps.
  • This is the first episode to mention that Sydney is biracial.