haircuts
For 10 minutes, as I was nearly in tears, the hairstylist berated me about the idea of getting a pixie cut.
long hair
I’m pretty sick of people assuming I’m straight, a woman, and/or generally interested in pleasing men based on my hair.
long hair
I don't understand why so many women seem to regard my hair as community property, about which they are entitled to make decisions.
hair
A hairstylist telling you that a certain haircut won’t work on you because of the “shape of your face” is a myth just as a great as the idea of “dressing for your size.”
in

Nov 19, 2012 at 3:00pm | 317 comments

short hair
By not having long hair for much of high school and college, I taught myself to value my personality, and young men who felt the same.
hair
Cutting off my super-long hair changed me -- but not exactly in the ways I'd been expecting.
haircuts
I cut off all of my hair in a moment of pure, Felicity-esque insanity.
short hair
Here’s what I know from doing a reverse Beyonce.
in

Aug 19, 2013 at 4:00pm | 123 comments

short hair
Climbing out from under the crushing weight of all those rules about short hair is one of the most freeing things I’ve ever done, and I want other women to do it, too.
hair color
All in all, I’d say xoJane readers can be trusted with crowdsourced style decisions. I think I'm going to have some fun with this cut.
beyonce
I've got that weirdo in between stage hair and I don't want.
in

Sep 16, 2013 at 10:00am | 64 comments

short hair
I’m cutting my hair shorter and shorter with each “trim” appointment, but I’m not taking the pixie plunge.
hairstyle
If you get a style that compliments your face shape and lifestyle, you’ll feel like a million bucks.
in

Mar 14, 2014 at 11:30am | 50 comments

hair
being a terrible feminist
As gendered and retrograde as it feels to say, I have to try to make the silk purse with the sow's ear I'm given, because nobody wants to put their penis in a sow's ear.