hair salon
It pretty much boils down to using the right products for you hair, using good tools, and putting a little muscle into it.
hair color
Your lifestyle is directly affected by your hairstyle, but they can complement each other if you tell your stylist your priorities.
I’d never considered wearing locs, and I didn’t think it’d change the way I was feeling about donning natural hair. I was wrong.
Yep, summer fun can really suck if you don’t have summerproof magic hair.
It might not actually be National Tattoo Day, but I'd like your opinion nonetheless.

Jul 17, 2014 at 12:00pm | 89 comments

I don't care if I'm freaking Methuselah. Why should I have to apologize for getting older?

Jul 17, 2014 at 9:00am | 590 comments

aging gracefully
So what to do? Grow old gracefully or do something about it?
Whether you're the bride or a bridesmaid, you deserve to be happy with how you look on such a big day.
The news that climate change could make redheads disappear from Scotland has me pondering the benefits and disadvantages of my hair color.
For 10 minutes, as I was nearly in tears, the hairstylist berated me about the idea of getting a pixie cut.
I’ve accepted the fact that I’ll probably never learn to sleep like a normal person, but here is what I do to try and make myself look more like a human being in the morning.
summer beauty
Beach bags are not suitcases. When it comes to products, go small or go home, literally.
black culture
cotton swabs
As long as you don't poke yourself in the eye, you'll never regret making the switch.
the style con
The possibility that women of color like to dip into trends or experiment is sidelined, condensing participation in beauty culture as "trying to be" rather than "freeing one’s self up to be."
josie maran
I love argan oil because it can be used for just about anything, but it’s not always the most practical product to tote around.
Summer is coming, and while most people are telling you to ditch the dark colors and heavy stuff, I’m going to teach you to do heavy, dramatic, goth meets drag queen makeup that will last forever.
My picks for people who prefer a wider silhouette in their lip products.

Jul 1, 2014 at 9:00am | 204 comments

july 4th