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Kids' Summer Hair Trends: Braids & Buns!

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 05.20.2015 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

If you think summer is a season to let your hair down and be done, think again. Girls are getting elaborate and bringing braids and buns to a whole new level.

33 Messy Braid Hairstyles That Prove Perfection Is Overrated

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.19.2015 | Style

Photo Credit: Jupiterimages via Getty Images One of our favorite things about wearing messy braids is that you don't have to be a master hairstyl...

This Might Just Be The Braid To End All Braids

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.14.2015 | Style

Rihanna was the belle of the 2015 Met Ball and Sarah Jessica Parker wore the most talked-about headpiece, but Janelle Monáe ruled the red carpet with...

How To Recreate Amanda Seyfried's Fierce French Braid

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.25.2015 | Style

The French braid has been our go-to hairstyle since our younger days. But we sometimes find it hard to pull off the youthful plait without looking lik...

Now THIS Is A Milkmaid Braid

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 11.05.2014 | Style

Margot Robbie may have worn the best milkmaid braid we've ever seen. The 24-year-old actress attended the 3rd Annual Australians in Film Awards Ben...

Sunne's Gift's: 10 Reasons Why All Little Black Girls Should Rock Natural Hair

Ama Yawson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

I have a four year-old and a one year-old and I can't imagine putting a relaxer in their hair because, like most kids their ages, they are busy-bodies. My mother relaxed my hair when I was four years old and my sister got her first relaxer when she was three. It really boggles my mind now.

5-Minute Hairstyles -- For Real!

Refinery29 | Gabrielle Korn | Posted 07.06.2014 | Style

We get it: You're busy. We are, too — especially now that we need to be spending all of our free time having adventures outside in the glorious suns...

12 Hairstyles That Are Perfect For A BBQ, Picnic Or Pool Party

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 07.18.2014 | Style

Don't you just hate when you take a bite of food and realize that you also have a mouth full of hair? This is pretty much inevitable at a BBQ or picni...

Dana Oliver

A Brief History Of Venus Williams' Braided Hairstyles

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.17.2014 | Style

When most people hear the name "Venus Williams," the first things that come to mind are her cheeky tennis outfits and intense matches against her sist...

The Effortlessly Chic Side Braid Perfect For Post-Vacation Hair

PopSugar Beauty | Kaitlyn Dreyling | Posted 05.27.2014 | Style

The first day back to the office after a long weekend can be rough. But even though your mind may be still lingering on the beach, give your hair a bo...

Military's Ban on Nappy Hair

Irene Monroe | Posted 07.13.2014 | Black Voices
Irene Monroe

African American female servicemembers comprise the highest percentage of women in the military.

2 Minutes To A Music Festival-Ready Braid

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 04.02.2014 | Style

Music festival season is in full swing! Whether you're camping out at Coachella for the reunion of Outkast or catching a flight to London to jam out w...

GIFS: 5 Non-Boring Ways To Braid Your Hair

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams & Raydene Salinas | Posted 02.01.2014 | Style

If you're looking to spruce up your hair routine, look no further. We've rounded up five unique braids that will leave your friends in awe of your sty...

3 Braids To Wear When It's Cold & Windy

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.25.2013 | Style

Out of nowhere came these bone-chilling mornings that had us slipping into opaque tights and heavy coats. (Fall, we were just starting to enjoy your c...

Hairbraiding Is the Latest Civil Rights Struggle

Isis Brantley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Isis Brantley

Sixteen years ago, I was arrested by seven undercover cops, handcuffed and dragged out of my own salon in Texas. I was guilty of the "crime" of braiding hair without a cosmetology license.

The One Hairstyle You Should Wear In The Rain

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2013 | Style

Here in the Northeast, we're getting slammed with gusty winds and heavy rains, as a tornado watch is in full effect. We've already figured out how to ...

Michelle Persad

Are Braid Bars Worth The Big Bucks? We Tried One Out!

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.08.2013 | Style

In our new series, Salon vs. DIY, we are challenging the belief that pricey salon treatments are better than what we can do ourselves in our own bathr...

12 Braids That Are So Stunning We Can't Stop Staring

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.17.2013 | Style

We will never grow tired of braids. From fishtail to French braids, these intricately woven looks offer endless styling possibilities no matter your h...

PHOTOS: Braided Hairstyles We'll Always Love, From Liz Taylor To Janet Jackson

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver and Renee Jacques | Posted 07.31.2013 | Style

Braids are one of the easiest styles (well, maybe not the fishtail braid) that we can do when we just can't muster up enough energy to blow-dry our ha...

How I Learned To Braid My Own Hair

Renee Jacques | Posted 09.23.2013 | Style
Renee Jacques

All you need is a little patience and the right hair products. If I can do it, you can too.

PHOTOS: We've Never Seen Adele Wear THIS Style

Posted 06.22.2013 | Style

Adele has a longstanding reputation for channeling sixties' glamour with beehive hair and fluttery lashes -- not to mention with her throaty music. So...

3 Ways To Wear Frida Kahlo's Fabric Woven Braids

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.09.2012 | Style

Just in case bushy unibrows aren't your thing.