Coily Hair Articles

"Nappy Hair"  By Carolivia Herron
"Nappy Hair" By Carolivia Herron
"Nappy Hair" is a lively, empowering story about Brenda's knotted-up, twisted, nappy hair and how it got to be that way!
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Textured Tresses Author Diane Da Costa answers questions about transitioning, breakage and textured styles.
Marcus Garvey: Keep the Kinks
Curly Hair Q&A: Titi Branch
Curly Hair Q&A: Titi Branch
In order to go "natural," you have to stop relaxing your hair. As your natural texture grows in, you may have to start cutting off the relaxed portion of your hair if the two textures are dramatically different.
Naturally Speaking: Tina's Tresses
Naturally Speaking: Tina's Tresses
According to the article, Tina described her wigs as being a part of her. She said that she purchases her hair from Spain and has it cut, colored and shaped to her specifications.
Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America
Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America
In this entertaining and concise survey, Byrd (a research chief for Vibe) and Tharps (a reporter for Entertainment Weekly) revel in the social, cultural and economic significance of African-American hair from 1400 to the present.
Editor Was Stuck on Stupid
Editor Was Stuck on Stupid
In June, the Glamour staffer, Ashley Baker, made inappropriate remarks about the afro hairstyle and dreadlocks during a gathering of female lawyers in New York. Her comments sparked a controversy that continued for months and led to her resignation from the magazine.
My-Cherie: Honeymoon Hair Blues
My-Cherie: Honeymoon Hair Blues
After careful consideration and deep meditation about how to wear my hair on my European honeymoon, I decided to go with the flow and just keep my fro.
Let's Talk Hair: Every Black Woman's Personal Consultation for Healthy Growing Hair
Let's Talk Hair: Every Black Woman's Personal Consultation for Healthy Growing Hair
Pamela Ferrell's natural hair care system has helped thousands of women grow healthy hair.
Whatever Nappened to... BEN "Fear the 'Fro" WALLACE?
Whatever Nappened to... BEN "Fear the 'Fro" WALLACE?
During his glory days as a Detroit Piston, Wallace's Afro was as intimidating as his awesome moves on the court.
Natural Hair Through the Eyes of Three Generations
Natural Hair Through the Eyes of Three Generations
Family sometimes presents the greatest resistance to one's choice to go natural