"I refuse to be ashamed of it."
A couple of months ago, we learned that the scrunchie — a trifling flouncy ruffle of a hair tie popular in the '80s and '90s — had returned. Now the frippery has landed itself in the New York Times.
It's a bit of a shock to see übersupermodel Gisele Bündchen without her long, luscious locks in the new Balenciaga ad — shot by Steven Klein — but she looks tough and fierce.
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.
Direct from the International Space Station, astronaut Karen Nyberg lets us watch as she washes her hair IN SPACE. As you can see, it is a hair-raising experience.
The Horizon Science Academy in Lorain, Ohio issued a new dress code this month. In the letter — obtained by the blog Black Girl Long Hair — a lot of the things not permitted make sense: No sagging pants, no hats or caps, no frayed or ripped uniforms. But no afro-puffs?
When is a compliment not really a compliment? When is praise not really praise? Here's a hint: When you're a white man reminiscing about the good old days, when black people wore Afros. Yeah...no. Talk about reducing something complex to something simple.
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…
Sometimes you come across an article that's just so irritating and irresponsible, it makes you question your own existence. Like, do I exist? Then how does this article exist as well?
As of yesterday, 16-year-old Gabby Douglas is officially an Olympic gold medalist. But some people watching her compete weren't focusing on her floor exercise — they were distracted by her hair.
People who were part of the Black Pride movement of the 1960s also took pride in wearing their hair natural instead of using straightening combs or chemical relaxers. Their pride in African culture was an Afro-centric view that really shook (read: terrified) most middle-class Americans. The way they wore their hair…
A bystander in the brawl went to the hospital with broken teeth. Says a witness: "It was off the chain. Bowls were flying, glass was flying, hair was flying, braids was flying, weaves was flying, everything was flying."
"Each wig is on a shelf; it's like a library," Terence Davidson says. "She's going to have to start paying rent!" When asked to pick which he likes best, Davidson replied: "They're all my favorite."
If you have a cowlick, you already know: Hair can be strange. But there's a perfectly scientific answer to why, sometimes, your hair grows in a direction you think it's not really supposed to.
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…
Ousted News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks stands accused of violating some of society's most cherished morals and values. And yes, we're talking about her hair.
On June 10, the US government issued a report on carcinogens, and formaldehyde was officially added to the list. For the most part, formaldehyde is used as embalming fluid used in the funeral industry, and CNN reports, "it is also a large component of the 'new car smell' — composed of fumes emanating from carpets,…