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January 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM

They say that we have a tendency to change our hair when we’re desperate for a change or when something super stressful happens – like a breakup. I concur. I’ve sported so many different hairstyles and hair colors that I’ve lost count. Life gets too stressful? I run to my hairdresser. New Year? New hair! […]

It’s time for me to be brutally honest. As much as I hate to admit it (and I hate even more to tell people), I suffer from scalp psoriasis. Being a part-time model with full-time NYC hustle, I’m sure you can imagine how this cramps my style to say the very least. I’m always wondering […]

Remember when we were upset about the dreadlocks controversy at Marc Jacobs? Well here’s a legitimate reason why. The U.S. Court of Appeals recently decided that hairstyles are not “immutable traits” making it even harder for women of color to wear their hair how they want in the workplace, in fear that they will get […]

We’re all familiar with tattoos on our bodies. We’ve even gotten used to permanent makeup, but have you ever thought about tattooing yourself to make it look like you have hair instead of getting someone’s name or a symbol on your skin? Men are getting their bald heads tattooed with thousands of hair follicles. This […]

When life throws you a huge curveball, you’ve got to learn how to do things your own way. That’s exactly what Shanice Rayner did when she lost the ability to use her left hand. Since she was six, Rayner has had scoliosis, syringomyelia and chiara malformation. But she recently lost the use of her left […]

There are always hair products on the shelves for “damaged hair.” What exactly is damaged hair? And do we really realize if and how we’re damaging it? Keira Knightley has been wearing wigs for the past five years because she said her hair started falling out. She told InStyle UK that wigs have been a […]

I don’t know about you, but if someone told me lice would help solve hair-loss problems, I’d think twice. However, salons in Dubai have been collecting damaged hair to grow and sell lice to treat hair loss. What?! The salons who were doing this have been warned, but I guess it all started because scammers would […]

Do you ever notice all the hair clippings on the floor at a hair salon or barber shop? You’d think your hair stylist would sweep it all away and toss it out or donate it to a wig shop, right? Well, not Wang Xiaojiu. He’s turning trash into art. The 31-year-old hair stylist from the […]

You may be familiar with having a mimosa during a blowout or a glass of wine when you’re getting a pedicure, but do you really need alcohol while you’re at a salon? It’s a salon, not a saloon, right? There’s a proposed legislation in California that may legalize serving alcohol in barber shops and beauty […]

August 17, 2016 at 8:00 AM

I was enjoying my day off when I got called into work suddenly because an employee didn’t show up. “Sure, I can cover the shift,” I said. On my days off, I normally don’t wear any makeup and lounge around in comfy clothes. So I changed out of my PJs, put on some business attire and […]

August 15, 2016 at 7:00 AM

You know that feeling when you go to get a 2 inch trim but the hair stylist cuts off 3? GASP! I know, it can be shocking. You should take a deep breath and re-assess the situation. I understand if you cry because you’re really upset when someone messes up your hair, but you’ll survive. Why […]

August 12, 2016 at 2:30 PM

Hair loss is a scary yet real issue. Columbia University researcher, Angela Christiano, is trying to tackle hair loss with her two startups. One of them is Vixen Pharmaceuticals, where they worked on developing a hair loss drug. The other is called Rapunzel, which focuses on hair transplant surgery. Christiano, who has a hair-loss condition […]

August 11, 2016 at 12:00 PM

You get out of the shower and you have to dry your hair. What do you use? I’d like to think that most people squeeze the excess water out of their locks with a towel and/or a cotton T-shirt. Then I assume you’d either use a hair dryer or let your hair air dry. Or my […]

We’ve already expressed our undying love for Alessia Cara and her song, “Scars to Your Beautiful,” but her inspiration for that song makes us love her even more. She said in an interview with that she started losing her hair in elementary and middle school. Seeing chunks of your hair fall out in the […]

If tinting your eyebrows with a temporary hair dye is too much for you, try using coffee grounds. Not only can the natural alternative be more gentle on your skin, but also on your eyebrow hairs and your eyeballs. (Does hair dye make your eyes water sometimes? That’s the worst). Beauty vlogger Jennifer Chiu is […]

Move over, shiny tiara. The winner of this beauty pageant gets a flower crown. This pageant, that will focus on natural beauty, will take place at the Cleburne County Fair in Alabama. It’s not about winning the flower crown or the carved flowers trophy, it really is about natural beauty. What a breath of fresh […]

August 2, 2016 at 12:30 PM

Genesis Davila is a Puerto Rican-American model. She won the title of Miss Florida USA 2017, but her crown was taken away shortly after. Davila lost her title because she violated the competition rules by hiring a professional hair stylist and makeup artist. The proof is in an Instagram photo. Working his magic @ildegoncalves ???????? […]

August 1, 2016 at 2:00 PM

When a hair stylist asked if I ever considered temporarily tinting my eyebrows, I furrowed my bleach blondies in confusion. “I can do that?” I wondered. I was a pre-teen and I hadn’t discovered eyebrow makeup. I wore dark eye makeup and never even touched my eyebrows. I thought once that they looked a little odd since […]

July 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM

When you’re always on the go with a busy schedule, you’ve got no time to waste when you need to get all dolled up. Download some of these beauty-on-demand apps to make your life a little easier. 1. Beautified Booking an appointment with spas and salons in NYC is just a click away with Beautified. […]

July 20, 2016 at 3:06 PM

It’s hot out there, so if you’re anything like me, leaving your hair down is the worst in the summer. It’ll either get puffy because of humidity or stick to your neck because you’re sweaty. And if both happens, well then you’ve got one hot summer. Here are four basic updos and different ways to create […]

July 19, 2016 at 8:00 AM

How many times have you seen stories pop up in your newsfeed with headlines like, “this singer doesn’t look like this anymore,” or, “This actress is now a blonde,” or anything else that is unnecessary and ridiculous about their hair? Usually, they’re about well-known celebrities. But why do we even care about their new hair cut, […]

Having fine hair has its pros and cons. It can be super difficult to style, especially in hot weather. But whether you’re tackling dry heat or humidity, your ‘do has got to look good when you leave the house. Try these 6 different types of products for luscious locks. 1. Volume shampoo If you want […]

Guess what? Your kitchen is basically the beauty section of Ulta. Okay, maybe not entirely, but there’s a ton of useful stuff in there. Don’t worry, there aren’t a handful of ingredients to go out and buy, a DIY recipe to follow, or a Pinterest fail to fear. Here are a few items you may […]

July 14, better known as Bastille Day, is special for many French folk. But what is Bastille Day? It’s comparable to the American July 4th. Bastille Day is a French holiday that’s a celebration of the day people stormed the Bastille prison in 1789. So how do you celebrate? You may not be in France, […]

There are a lot of products advertised to just men, but that doesn’t mean that only men can use them. So next time you see male and female versions of the same thing, ask yourself if there’s really a big difference between the two, or if they get the job done no matter which one […]

July 12, 2016 at 12:00 PM

It’s time to pack your bags for that long-awaited summer vacation. Keep in mind when you’re packing that travel-sized items are key. You do not want to be putting everything you use on a daily basis into your suitcases. You’ll never have room for anything else. Hare are 8 beauty essentials that are the perfect travel […]

Actor Anthony Anderson was recently in the news for talking about how he used to go shopping and buy his daughter makeup. Talk about a cool dad! Anderson told Essence that he used to buy his daughter lipstick and lip gloss before purchasing a manicure system for her. He said she used to practice her […]

July 7, 2016 at 12:37 PM

Beauty hacks are fun because they’re usually an unconventional way of doing things; so weird they’re intriguing, or so simple you wish you would’ve thought of the idea first. Here are 6 beauty hacks you should try at least once to see if they’re the right fit for your beauty routine: 1. Wine contouring Make contouring […]

After a couple of days post-shampoo, I use the hardcore variety with nettle extract to really combat the grease.