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11 Carefree Kids Show The Beauty And Joy Of Black Hair

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 09.30.2015 | Black Voices

Black kids and their hair are beautiful, magical and carefree -- and one new photo series powerfully reiterates that message.   U.K.-based photog...

Head Into Fall With an Endless Variety of Braids

Gina Rivera | Posted 08.28.2015 | Style
Gina Rivera

Braids are a hit headed into fall, and there are so many ways to rock a braid with very few rules.

Upgrade Your Braid: Beyoncé, FKA twigs and More Provide Endless Plait Inspiration on Instagram

Bon Appetit | Posted 06.30.2015 | Style
Bon Appetit

Posted by actresses, models and musicians, the new breed of braid consists of endless permutations, all of which turn would-be simple styles into cleverly zig-zagged art.

How I Bested My Itchy Box Braids

Quia Querisma | Posted 06.17.2015 | Black Voices
Quia Querisma

Last summer, I went to Croatia and I knew swimming would be in my future so I opted for kanekalon micro braids. They were easy and beautiful -- and they itched like the devil.

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...

16-year-old Amandla Stenberg Schools Everyone On Cultural Appropriation

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.14.2015 | Black Voices

“What would America be like if we loved black people as much as we love black culture?” That’s the question 16-year-old Amandla Stenberg, th...

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...

Zoe Kravitz Inspires Us To Embrace Our Natural Beauty

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.22.2015 | Style

You have to appreciate Zoe Kravitz for resisting society's standards of beauty. The 26-year-old attended the New York City premiere for "The Diver...

#12DaysOfChristmasHair Is The Instagram Hashtag You Never Knew You Needed

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 12.24.2014 | Style

It's the most wonderful time of the year... for surfing the Internet. And while most people opt to binge watch Netflix or divulge in a bit of holid...

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...

The Most Beautiful Women We Spotted On The Streets Of London

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.16.2014 | Style

New Yorkers are often credited for being fashion-forward, and Parisians are admired for their classic beauty. Yet, there is something to be said about...

The Hottest Braid In Hollywood Right Now Is...

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.17.2014 | Style

If you're getting tired of wearing the same old French or fishtail braid, take a hair cue from Hollywood's hot young stars. At the 2014 Teen Choice...

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.

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

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 07.06.2015 | Style

Photo courtesy: Instagram / @heelsavenue1 Picture this: outdoor party, blistering hot sun, sweat dripping down your face. This seems pretty much...

WATCH: Bet You Didn't Know Lupita Could Do THIS...

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.30.2014 | Black Voices

Just when we thought we couldn't love Lupita Nyong'o anymore, the Kenyan beauty has deepened our crush yet again by revealing her amazing hair braidin...

Dana Oliver

A Brief History Of Venus Williams' Braided Hairstyles | 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...

This Is The Easiest Way To Deal With Your Hair In The Summer

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 05.31.2014 | Style

Ladies, it's official: Summer is here. And while that may mean beach weekends and tanned legs, it also means humidity and frizzy hair. But don't ge...

LOOK: Time To Break Out The Braids!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.29.2014 | Black Voices

While Memorial Day weekend always marks the unofficial start of summer, we got another reminder that warmer days are ahead when Beyoncé debuted a lov...

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...

5 Simple Ways To Get Through That Awkward Growing-Out Hair Phase

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 05.28.2014 | Style

The awkward hair phase known as "growing it out" can sometimes be ... well, awkward. But, that doesn't have to stop you from getting creative. It's...

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...

Dana Oliver

13 Hair Risks To Take Before You Die | Dana Oliver | Posted 02.05.2014 | Style

As someone who switches up their hairdo two to three times a month, I'm a huge advocate for taking hair risks. And not just because you can always gro...