Hair

Victoria’s Secret Runway Show Sparks Natural Hair Debate Pitting Asian Women Against Black Women

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Victoria’s Secret held its annual star-studded runway presentation earlier this week and the usual fashion “it” girls strutted down the runway to performances by Lady Gaga, the Weeknd and Bruno Mars. And four gorgeous black models walked the runway with their natural tresses this year....

‘BlackHair’ Magazine Mistakingly Used a White Model on Its Cover

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“I hold up my hands. I’m so so so sorry and I’m very sorry this cover was taken away from a black woman.” — Emily Bador BlackHair magazine made a huge mistake when it used a model on its cover, and assumed she was black...

Illinois Hairstylists Must Now Train to Detect Domestic Violence

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A first-of-its-kind law will provide hair salon employees throughout the state with training in order to be able to identify signs of domestic abuse and sexual assault.  The law, signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner in August, is set to take effect Jan. 1. House Bill...

Save The Date: Taliah Waajid’s World Natural Hair Show Heads To Atlanta This Spring!

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Save the date and get your tickets early because Taliah Waajid’s natural hair show is headed back to Atlanta for April 22nd – 23rd. The WNHS, which made a pit stop in NYC, this past summer – will be yet another one to miss. What...

We Have To Do Better: Natural Vlogger Is Told Her Hair Is “To Pretty To Loc”

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Despite mass outrage over the Federal Court of Appeals ruling it’s okay for companies to ban locs, white people aren’t the only ones who still have an issue with the hairstyle. It’s an uncomfortable truth to confront, but one that reared its ugly head when popular hair...

Will You Buy Your Daughter Barbie Dolls? Viola Davis Won’t

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Almost every little girl has fond memories of playing with Barbie dolls up until the point she realized Barbie doesn’t quite look like her, or any other woman she knows. For some girls that realization simply meant it was time to put away childish things, for...