Hair News & Culture Articles

Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Textured Tresses
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Textured Tresses
"People really do not know their hair textures," Da Costa says. "They don't know whether it's curly, kinky or coily.
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Blended Beauty
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Blended Beauty
Stacey Canfield's own natural hair journey was the inspiration for her Blended Beauty hair-care line.
Natural Actress Loves Her Tresses
Natural Actress Loves Her Tresses
In an industry where image is everything, Keymah serves as a positive role model, proudly flaunting her braids, twists and kinks.
When Chemotherapy Turns Your World (and Hair) Upside Down
When Chemotherapy Turns Your World (and Hair) Upside Down
Chemotherapy hair loss is an unfortunate, and emotionally devastating, reality that many cancer patients face. We talk to survivors and stylists about how to make the process easier.
Pink is a Versatile Makeup Color
Pink is a Versatile Makeup Color
Rosy shades of blush are recommended as you age because our skin loses natural pigments.
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Ebene Naturals and Akiva Naturals
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Ebene Naturals and Akiva Naturals
Fayola Nicaisse-Hethorn's childhood experiences have served as the inspiration for her two lines of natural hair and skin products -- Ebene Naturals and Akiva Naturals.
Companies Take on Diversion
Companies Take on Diversion
It is estimated that as much as 15 percent of all salon haircare products now are being sold through unapproved retail channels, and companies are fighting back.
Shawnda Thomas Has Locks that Unlock Doors
Shawnda Thomas Has Locks that Unlock Doors
Actress Shawnda Thomas wears her natural hair proudly for auditions and acting roles. And it hasn't hurt her one bit.
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Mixed Chicks
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Mixed Chicks
Frustrated by the lack of products for people with hair like theirs, two biracial entrepreneurs started Mixed Chicks.
Beauty Industry is More than Skin Deep
Beauty Industry is More than Skin Deep
It may seem that the beauty industry focuses only on outside appearances. But many manufacturers -- from homegrown companies like Jessicurl to large corporations like Redken -- have made it a priority to give back to society
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
For a long-lasting style, try creating large two strand twist by applying gel or pomade and sectioning the hair into 2” sections, then twist. After the hair dries completely, separate the twist and finger comb the twist for more fullness. Always let your hands act as your comb- they work wonders.