Hair

Box braids have been appearing in the media as a method of protective styling for decades but were worn centuries before that by our ancestors in the Nile ...

Most of us practice protective styling at one point or another, and there are loads of options to think about, from the ever-popular cornrows to the intense ...

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Most of the Afro Americans that I know, including myself, have a range of wigs that we love to wear. My other friends just don’t get it, though - the ones that ...

There are numerous protective styles that are ideal for our black hair - from cornrows to ‘locs, but, personally, I love twists. They’re so simple to do and ...

Multi-talented Zendaya Coleman seems to be all over our screens this year, and with good reason. Singer, dancer and actress, she has had numerous roles, and ...

Lawyer, author, and former First Lady, Michelle Obama is an inspiration to many. The first African-American to hold that exalted position, she is always on the ...

We place a huge amount of value in our hair, our very identity is wrapped up in our locks, our heritage running through every strand, so a hairstyle straight ...

Most black women know: the wrong hair dryer can not only give you one bad hair day but can actually destroy the integrity of each individual strand of hair, ...

Black hair carries a weight of history and symbolism behind it, from the days of Joan Johnson, who developed products designed for our black hair, forward. ...

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I love my Afro Caribbean hair and spend many hours caring for it, making sure it’s healthy and suffers from as little breakage as possible, but sometimes it ...

Straightening Afro Hair - Permanently Okay, so afro hair can be hard work, and as much as we joke about permanent straightening, it’s not a decision to take ...

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Afro Caribbean hair can be difficult to manage, so we often end up resorting to harsh chemicals and heat treatments in order to tame our wild locks. But is ...

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