Hair News & Culture Articles

"I Cut Off My Dreadlocks Once I Understood Their History"
"I Cut Off My Dreadlocks Once I Understood Their History"
Writer and musician Annah Anti-Pallindrome speaks about her experience as a white woman in America with dreadlocks--and the decision to chop them off.
What to Say When Someone Calls Your Hair Unprofessional
Next Time Someone Insults Your Curly Hair, Do THIS
Next Time Someone Insults Your Curly Hair, Do THIS
Because hair discrimination is not OK.
What "Becky With The Good Hair" ACTUALLY Means
What "Becky With The Good Hair" ACTUALLY Means
On the surface, it appears to be a harmless phrase to a catchy song...
What It's Like Living In Korea With Type 4 Natural Hair
What It's Like Living In Korea With Type 4 Natural Hair
Meet Adriana, a naturalista living in Korea. "When my back was turned I would feel hands grazing my hair."
This Season, Rock Glitter Roots!
This Season, Rock Glitter Roots!
For a sparkling night out--here's something to try this summer.
Let's Discuss: Have You Experienced Natural Hair Discrimination at Work?
Let's Discuss: Have You Experienced Natural Hair Discrimination at Work?
How do you respond when another Black female colleague tells you that "some hairstyles are just not appropriate for the workplace"?
New Research Confirms Why Black Women Are At Greater Risk For Pattern Baldness
New Research Confirms Why Black Women Are At Greater Risk For Pattern Baldness
Researchers from Johns Hopkins recently published findings from a review of 19 studies that concluded there being a strong association between how black women style their hair and hair loss.
Even When it Comes to Hair, My Mother is Always Right
Even When it Comes to Hair, My Mother is Always Right
I missed out on interlocks, micro braids, and my most desired style, Poetic Justic braids.
3 Hair Lessons I Learned From My Mother
3 Hair Lessons I Learned From My Mother
“Grease ya’ scalp, gyal!”, Mom would tell me in her thick, Jamaican accent.
8 Hair Stories To Repost NOW
8 Hair Stories To Repost NOW
We get our life with Beyonce's Lemonade and remember Prince's Purple Rain legacy.