Hair News & Culture Articles

Alison Stewart: Remaining True to Her Locks
Alison Stewart: Remaining True to Her Locks
In an industry where conformity is the rule, Alison Stewart's willingness to stray from the norm has made her a positive role model for curly women everywhere. The e-mails she receives most often are from fellow curlies looking for advice, and she always writes back.
Curly Hair Q&A: Jonathan Torch
Curly Hair Q&A: Jonathan Torch
Canadian curl expert Jonathan Torch answers your curly hair questions
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly hair must be coiled with a comb right down to the base of the scalp
TV Reporter Is Curly On-Air, Everywhere
TV Reporter Is Curly On-Air, Everywhere
New York CW11's Lolita Lopez is one of a handful of TV reporters and anchors who dare to wear their natural curls on air.
The Kinky Advisors of a Nappy Administration
The Kinky Advisors of a Nappy Administration
Among the colorful personalities that you nominated for president were a promoter (Don King), a P-funk master (George Clinton) and a real life politician (Barack Obama) and a poet (Toni Morrison).
Glycerin: A Nearly Ubiquitous Ingredient
Glycerin: A Nearly Ubiquitous Ingredient
Just as fats (at least the good ones!) are important in a healthy diet, glycerin is a coveted ingredient when it comes to feeding our curls the moisture they crave.
Help Kids Love Their Natural Hair From the Beginning
Help Kids Love Their Natural Hair From the Beginning
Curl-phobia is prevalent in many families where children receive negative messages early on about their curls and kinks from aunts, grandmothers and other relatives.
Curly Hair Q&A: Christo
Curly Hair Q&A: Christo
To maintain healthy hair, you have to treat it with a deep conditioning mask on a regular basis. You also have to have the right tools for styling.
These Aren't Your Mother's Diffusers
These Aren't Your Mother's Diffusers
For people with curls and kinks, a diffuser is an invaluable tool in their arsenal. Diffusers allow gentle heat to speed up the drying process without the wind of a blowdryer.
Curls for a Cure — A Year-Round Crusade for Breast Cancer Research
Curls for a Cure — A Year-Round Crusade for Breast Cancer Research
Instead of collecting money through pink products, as many companies do, Ouidad decided to transform Curls for a Cure into an ongoing campaign, where all the money goes to research.
Inside New York’s Fashion Week: A Backstage Pass
Inside New York’s Fashion Week: A Backstage Pass
“It’s not so set, it’s a lot more fun and a little more free,” explains Giovanni Giuntoli, a Redken stylist, also working his magic on the models’ manes. “It’s a lot more about naturally curly hair and just the volume of it and the playfulness of it. That’s what Betsey’s shows are about. She wants to make sure everyone has fun.”