Hair News & Culture Articles

The Guy's Guy Steps out in Curly Style
The Guy's Guy Steps out in Curly Style
Move over, metrosexual. Make room for the guy’s guy who’s now more open to tuning into his curls just as easily as he tunes into sports.
Idol-riffic Advice
Idol-riffic Advice
Chris Sligh-American Idol Contestant
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.
Diane Da Costa Brings Texture to America
Diane Da Costa Brings Texture to America
Diane Da Costa, author of Textured Tresses, will embark on an American Beauty Tour this fall that will include complete beauty makeovers for 14 lucky curlies.
Majoring in Curls: Curls in Art
Majoring in Curls: Curls in Art
My favorite curls were on paintings and statues of Venus, the goddess of love
DeJoria Dons a Gown
DeJoria Dons a Gown
John Paul DeJoria took a turn this season as Mother Ginger in Ballet Austin’s annual production of The Nutcracker.
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).
Curly Hair Q&A: Rodney Cutler
Curly Hair Q&A: Rodney Cutler
Sleep on a satin pillowcase. This allows your hair to slide over the pillow surface, keeping the curl less-disturbed.
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.
Kinky Nominations are Winners!
Kinky Nominations are Winners!
It should be of no surprise that Angela Davis -- the professor and activist whose legendary Afro of the '70s was both intimidating and empowering -- got several nods for president.