cornrows

  • Khloé Kardashian criticized for wearing cornrows: 'You're not black'

    “Having a black kid doesn't give you permission to appropriate black hair, you know,” a commenter said of the reality star's braids.

  • Rihanna's Cornrows Are Giving Fans (and Me) Life

    Those straight backs are POPPIN'.

  • Jeffree Star Responds to Cultural Appropriation Claims After Wearing Cornrows

    "Young kids trying to be mad at something always."

  • This meme perfectly illustrates why it was so amazing that Serena Williams wore cornrows to the royal wedding

    The Serena Williams meme makes a strong case for why braids and cornrows should be respected in the workplace and beyond.

  • The Street Style at Curlfest Gives Us Major Hair Goals

    Women, men, and children rocking curls, braids, Afros, buzz cuts, and many other different hairstyles flocked to Prospect Park in Brooklyn on Saturday to attend Curlfest, an annual festival where natural beauty is celebrated.Now in it’s fourth year, Curlfest has grown into one of summer’s must-attend events, where major brands like SheaMoisture, Iman Cosmetics, and Palmer’s give out free beauty swag and demo tutorials on the latest hair and makeup trends.According to Simone Mair, co-founder of Curly Girl Collective — which hosts Curlfest — today’s political and social climate makes events like this even more important. It provides a safe space and environment of inclusion for many who often feel excluded.“I think we are here to encourage anybody who feels left out of the beauty conversation to come and get a big ol’ hug from us,” Curly Girl Collective co-founder Tracey Coleman tells Yahoo Beauty. “It doesn’t matter what your hair is — it’s who you are inside. Whether you’re wearing cornrows, no hair, blue hair, or straight hair, you’re welcome here. We’re trying to change the conversation of what beautiful looks like.”Yahoo Beauty was on the scene in Brooklyn capturing all the stunning street style. Click through to see 23 of our favorite looks.Photos: Priscilla De CastroRead more from Yahoo Style + Beauty:• We Can’t Get Enough of This Woman’s Gorgeous Butterfly Braids• #HairTies Video Series Gets to the Root of How Black Women View Their Hair• 14 Things You Should Never Say to a Woman With Natural HairFollow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyle and @YahooBeauty.

  • Coco Austin Calls Her New Hairstyle ‘Da Coco Swoop’

    She flaunted her new ’do while wearing a pink spaghetti-strap top, gray leggings, and hoop earrings: "I wanted a little change up for the Summer."

  • Ankara Print Braids Are the Coolest New Summer Hairstyle

    It seems every summer people rediscover the gorgeousness that is braids. Happily this summer is no exception, and this year’s take on the hair trend is coming with the super-beautiful addition of Ankara wax print fabric.

  • Proof That Lenny Kravitz Looks Hot With Any Hairstyle

    Through the years, Lenny Kravitz has kept things fresh by changing up his hair. He’s sported everything from dreadlocks and Afros to cornrows and blowouts.

  • Beyoncé Makes ‘Easter Memories’ Wearing Braids With Beads

    Beyoncé and her growing baby bump slayed Easter with a new braided hairdo.

  • Alyssa Milano Debuts Cornrow Hairstyle for the Super Bowl

    Alyssa Milano recently debuted a new look while attending a number of events in Houston to gear up for the Super Bowl on Sunday.

  • You Absolutely Have to See These Braid Looks From Shani Crowe and Saint Heron

    Who remembers that amazing hair moment singer Solange had on Saturday Night Live back in November? If you don’t, here’s a refresher: The younger Knowles sister wore a bejeweled net body suit, a white bralette, matching bottoms, and metallic silver booties. But the real MVP of her entire look was a dazzling braided headdress that resembled a fancy dreamcatcher. That essential accessory alone left us all wondering: Who exactly was the creator of that beautiful headpiece? The answer is none other than the braid queen herself, Shani Crowe.

  • Chanel’s Latest Campaign Includes Bantu Knots and Cornrows

    Year after year, spring collections bring us florals, pops of pastel, and carefree hair along with their designs. But now Chanel’s Spring/Summer 2017 presentation has us wondering: Could Bantu knots and cornrows be the new normal?

  • Black Dad, White Mom in Racist Fight Over Daughter's Cornrows

    Viral stories about dads and their daughters’ braids are typically heartwarming — like the one about Michael Worthington and the precious styling sessions with his 4-year-old, or of Kordale Lewis and Kaleb Anthony, whose videos of them lovingly undertaking their kids’ hair and other morning rituals landed them a spot in a Nikon campaign. Harris, a Delaware-based barber, posted screenshots of his back-and-forth texts with the unidentified mother on Facebook on Dec. 4. Seemingly knowing what the problem was, Harris answered, “Is that seriously your response?

  • Tracee Ellis Ross Is Already Sick of Winter Beauty

    At the Critics’ Choice Awards, celebs embraced the dark lips and straight hair that’s standard in December, but Tracee Ellis Ross stood out from the crowd.

  • Kylie Jenner Shows Off Bright Red Cornrows for Her 19th Birthday

    Kylie Jenner debuted a fiery new look just one day before her 19th birthday.

  • Celebrities Think Braids Are Incomplete Without Hair Rings

    Apparently if your braids aren’t pierced, you’re doing it wrong.

  • Boxer Braids are the ‘New Favorite’ Hair Trend You’ve Definitely Seen Before

    Debates on whether this is cultural appropriation or not aside, the real mystery here is how “boxer braids” are any different from Dutch braids or cornrows. MTV UK’s included a step-by-step tutorial on how to recreate the look left us wondering. “You’re basically going to be doing a French plait on each side,” they write. Hmm, okay. With a French plait you tuck strands of hair under the plait.

  • Justin Bieber's Transformation into Kevin Federline Is Complete

    I’m fully aware that, in writing this post, I’m forfeiting any and all future opportunities I may ever have to hook up with Justin Bieber. But… it’s a risk I’m willing to take.

  • Justin Bieber Has Cornrows, Knows They’re Controversial

    Justin Bieber revealed his new cornrows on Instagram on January 4.

  • Mane Muse: Kat Graham

    A bold change from her character Bonnie in Vampire Diaries, Kat is fun and daring with both her sartorial choices as well as her ever evolving mane. “We didn’t reconnect until years later when she was working on Vampire Diaries.” “He came and did my hair for Vampire Diaries,” finished Kat.

  • Taraji P. Henson Takes Off Her Wig: ‘Underneath That Hair is My Soul’

    Taraji P. Henson, shot by Bruce Weber for CR Fashion Book. “As women we put sooooo much emphasis on our hair!!! As if hair defines beauty?! I am always so grateful for women who are FREE AND BOLD enough to cut it ALL off,” she wrote on Instagram, calling out Lupita Nyong’o, V. Bozeman, Viola Davis, and Solange for inspiring. “I wear wigs a lot, especially for photo shoots,” Henson told CR Fashion Book. Taraji P. Henson and musician Jon Baptiste, shot by Bruce Weber for CR Fashion Book. (Photo: Instagram) It was a difficult decision for Henson.

  • Rihanna’s Hairstylist on Kylie Jenner’s Cornrows: ‘Let It Go’

    The world may be oversaturated with Kardashian-Jenner news, but sometimes—like, now—it’s actually worth reading. Kylie Jenner (and Miley Cyrus, Amanda Seyfried, and Khloe Kardashian… but mostly Kylie Jenner) has been catching a lot of flack, lately, for her recent affinity for wearing her hair in cornrows. Led by teen actress Amandla Stenberg, critics of Jenner have been quick to call her out what they see as racial and cultural appropriation.