“‘I want to be myself. I don’t want all this hair and all this makeup. I just want to be free,’” longtime hairstylist Neal Farinah recalls Beyoncé saying on the day of her Vogue cover shoot.
In order to alleviate some of that stress, why not try a protective style ahead of Labor Day? No one wants to fuss around with a curling wand or treatment before their ungodly 8 a.m. course... and besides, you've got an impression to make around campus. You'll definitely be the talk of the campus with a colorful cropped look like Amandla Stenberg's.Photo: Stefanie Keenan/.
All eyes are on Lena Waithe, and it's not just for her genius as an actress, screenwriter, and producer. The 34-year-old is making headlines (once again) for her transformative haircut.
The seemingly simple act took a lot of courage from the 21-year-old, who admits she straightens her hair daily.
We asked each participant to speak about the beautiful, complex relationships they have with their natural texture.
Who's the best curly hair stylist? In Hollywood, curly-hair celebrities turn to these curly hairstylists for their best curl routines.
“While the new regulations aren’t perfect (still no faux locs!), they do provide an expanded vision of what ‘professional’ can look like, including hair that looks like mine.”
I wear a partial weave. That means part of the hair on my head is mine and the other part came from the scalp of some random woman in India.
First-generation immigrant Elaine Musiwa explores her experience with, and ultimate rejection of, an oppressive American hair standard.
The actress's starry hair accessory proves that true decadence is in the details at an Outfest Los Angeles film festival.
"They literally have everything," Williams told Yahoo Lifestyle. "Anything that says 'curls,' 'manage your curls,' 'proud of your curls,' I'm drawn to it."
When you're natural, that hard work can come undone in a matter of minutes. Especially on a hot day. See some tips for a lasting straight style, ahead.
In 2014, self-taught braiding guru Taiba Akhuetie turned her side project into her main hustle when she launched KEASH BRAIDS with her friend Jessy Linton.
Any time a person of color reclaims their space on the red carpet by wearing their natural texture or a protective style, we rejoice a little bit. Of course, we love a good set of box braids or a popping twist-out just as much as the next person. Tessa Thompson's box braids, Lena Waithe's locs, and the other naturally-textured and protective hairstyles at the MTV Movie & TV Awards weren't just killer looks — they were a declaration of regality and pride.
Salon owner and hairstylist Laura Om is happy to play an integral role in the expansion of "Maranta Power" in Puerto Rico, which she explains is all about celebrating big, curly hair.