L'Oreal Buys Carol's Daughter Following Bankruptcy

After its retail locations filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, beauty brand Carol's Daughter has been purchased by cosmetics titan L'Oreal. The black-owned company that specializes in products for black women, will join brands like Urban Decay and Kiehls as part of L'Oreal's US lineup. » 10/24/14 5:20pm 10/24/14 5:20pm

Shampoo Companies Specifically Targeting Women Who Wear Veils

Because everybody's got a thing about them that makes them special enough to be targeted by advertisers, hair care companies have figured out that selling shampoo to Muslim women is where they're going to make a lot of money. » 5/20/14 12:00pm 5/20/14 12:00pm

What's the Best Beauty Product You've Ever Tried?

If you're like the rest of us here, you have an embarrassing horde of beauty products that you've tried once and given up on. But we all have one product that astounded you with its dead-on perfect results. » 2/20/14 3:30pm 2/20/14 3:30pm

Almost Nobody Can Tell a $28 Haircut From a $600 Haircut. Try It!

Time to stop busting your mom's balls for going to Supercuts (or vice versa). Inspired by Anne Hathaway's $600 pixie cut, ABC's 20/20 Confessions sent four women into the wilds of Hollywood to get haircuts with very different price points. They got the women out on the street to see if anyone could tell the difference… » 5/04/13 4:00pm 5/04/13 4:00pm

Is the Wen Product Line Worth the Money?

A month ago or so, I was gifted an entire WEN System - two bottles of Cleansing Conditioner, Intensive Hair Treatment, and Styling Creme. I was stoked, because I was utterly fascinated by the Chaz Dean product line. But with the inflated price tag, I couldn't see myself committed to signing up for this monthly… » 3/08/13 4:40pm 3/08/13 4:40pm

Woman Near Death After Using L'Oreal Preference Hair Dye

A British woman is in a coma after collapsing while dying her hair with L'Oreal Preference hair dye. Doctors think she's experiencing a severe allergic reaction to a chemical in the dye. » 11/22/11 7:00pm 11/22/11 7:00pm

Worth It: Straight Bangs For Naturally Curly-Haired Folk

Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our daily… » 10/10/11 3:45pm 10/10/11 3:45pm

Worth It: Organic Bar Shampoo That Will Treat Your Hair Right

Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our daily… » 9/29/11 2:00pm 9/29/11 2:00pm

Worth It: Conditioner For Curly-Straight-Dry-Oily Hair

Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our daily… » 9/28/11 7:05pm 9/28/11 7:05pm

Worth It: A Product For Pretty Waves

Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our daily… » 9/27/11 12:20pm 9/27/11 12:20pm

Are You Ready For A "Summer Hair Challenge"?

Write the ladies of NoMoreDirtyLooks, "We all wage war with our hair on a semiregular basis, and we want to see what happens when we switch to nontoxic, nonstripping products, and then leave our manes alone." Agree? Take the challenge! » 8/09/10 4:39pm 8/09/10 4:39pm

Sarah Haskins Untangles The Swinging World Of Hair Care Ads

From a deserted shampoo temple to words like "hydrolicious" and "prismatic," hair product commercials elevate beautiful hair to something to die for, Sarah Haskins finds. » 7/06/09 5:20pm 7/06/09 5:20pm

The Jezebel Guide To Five Great Controversies

Greetings! I'm Eva, the newest CN Jezebelle! I'm replacing Maureen as the "arbiter of 'controversy'" on the site. But then I started reading Maureen's postings and I didn't understand what all the "controversy" was about. She was just like any college student who likes Obama and taxing rich people! Maybe Maureen is… » 4/01/08 4:00pm 4/01/08 4:00pm