Hair News & Culture Articles
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
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.
Curly Hair Q&A: Tom Brophy
Tom Brophy, inspirational educator and former creative director for Vidal Sassoon, has developed a reputation for his ability to interpret trends for individual clients. London-trained Brophy, who now owns a salon in Beverly Hills, is also a big fan of curly hair. He encourages his clients to work with, rather than against, their natural texture. NaturallyCurly talked to him recently about his philosophy on curls.
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.
Color Experts Reveal Hues Making News This Fall
Time to head to the salon for a seasonal snip, a deep conditioning treatment, and a vibrant new hue
Probably Not the Best Style for Us
While a bob is by no means a new hairstyle, Beckham reinvented it and gave it instant fashion status.
Devachan co-owner launches unique home-highlighting system
Devachan Salon co-owner Dennis DaSilva developed a highlighting system, HC Color Fantasies, that clients can use to achieve salon results at home.
A Talk with Author Trisha Thomas
NaturallyCurly talked to Trisha Thomas about her novels, the upcoming movie and her own hair-raising experiences.
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Hairplay
With the wide variety of mousses, creams, gels, waxes and pomades now on the market, setting lotion has gotten lost in the shuffle. That's why Fritz Clay created his Hairplay Set, a line of setting lotions. These weightless foaming products provide flexible hold for all hair textures.
Curl Experts Reveal Styling Tricks for Wavies
With the right cut, tips and tools, stylists say wavy hair can be the best of both worlds, playing it straight one day, and riding your waves the next.