From Ronald McDonald to I'm Lovin' It: A Curly Girls' Guide

I am the youngest of five children and have been mostly doted upon since day one. I say mostly because on the day I was born, all four of my siblings were mortified by my appearance. Mor.ti.fied. It was my hair: thick and black, sticking up in every direction, untamable. So disturbed were they that they… » 3/06/15 4:10pm 3/06/15 4:10pm

Jennifer Lawrence Has Short Hair Now

Pamela did it. Jennifer Hudson did it. Aniston sorta did it but not really. Now J. Law. Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Joanna Coles thinks every woman over the age of 40 should chop her hair off: "It oozes confidence." Thoughts? » 11/06/13 1:50pm 11/06/13 1:50pm

The New Hot Hairdo: Just Letting It Be

In today's New York Times, Ruth La Ferla contemplates the Afro; in today's WWD, Sarah Ballentine describes breaking her addiction to weekly blowouts. Apparently, natural is in. » 10/03/13 5:00pm 10/03/13 5:00pm

Do You Like Adam Lambert's Devilish New Look?

Do you think he looks a little like Guy Fawkes? Or maybe the Coop devil? Or perhaps Vincent Price? Looking into his eyes, do you suddenly have the urge to sell your soul? Remember: Thou shalt not worship false (American) idols. » 4/28/11 2:18pm 4/28/11 2:18pm

Still Working On The Flying Car

In the future, stylists will cut hair with robotic metal attachments on their fingers. And hair dye won't smell. Oh wait: The future is now! [Telegraph, Scientific American] » 12/08/09 2:30pm 12/08/09 2:30pm

Modern Beauty Shop: Winning The War, One Curl At A Time

Recently, a reader sent us a link to this ShopBop "trend" story called Wartime. "Fashion is war," reads the copy. No. It isn't. But in the pages of 1942's Modern Beauty Shop, war was a major theme. War… and hair! » 8/12/09 5:20pm 8/12/09 5:20pm

What About Bob?

The bob is 100. The cropped hairdo, inspired by Joan of Arc, was invented in 1909 by a Parisian hairdresser, gained popularity with Bloomsbury bohos and later with flappers, Anna Wintour. [The F Word] » 1/09/09 5:30pm 1/09/09 5:30pm

Bad Hair Day

Illinois governor Rod R. Blagojevich may be in the clink for corruption, but to hair pros, selling offices was only one of his crimes. “There’s no name for that...Ugh” said hairstylist Roberto Novo of the pol's Ken-dollish, possibly artifical, mink-hued pouf. Other stylists described the do variously as "very dated,"… » 12/11/08 3:20pm 12/11/08 3:20pm

Does Cutting Your Hair Mean You Don't Want Sex?

It's always amazing the questions people are willing to ask in public advice forums. In today's Guardian, a man writes in to the advice columnist to ask whether his wife's new short haircut indicates a subconscious distaste for sex — and, yes, their sex life is bad. Therapist Pamela Stephenson Connolly's advice is… » 12/04/08 2:00pm 12/04/08 2:00pm

Palin's Hairdresser Revealed

Believe it or not, it would seem that the Alaska governor's signature coif, The Palin, is the product not of The Last Frontier, but rather of chi-chi left-coast artistry: " W » 10/03/08 3:20pm 10/03/08 3:20pm magazine has learned that the Guv has been traveling with a hairstylist named Angela, who usually works out of a salon called the Hair Grove in…