f I had a wish and a dream, it would be to get Congress in my salon. It would be difficult to argue with each other while John Boehner is getting a "conservative, side part to the right," and Nancy Pelosi is receiving cover for mother nature "highlights."
What if she came to me crying and wishing she was born with straight hair. How would I be able to look her in the eye and tell her she is beautiful the way she is while wearing someone else's hair?
After I was cheated upon by my husband of twelve years, my self-esteem was in jeopardy of hitting rock-bottom
I have done the math, and from the time I was 18 until early 2013, I have spent $25,000 getting my hair weaved, braided or extended and just over one and a half years sitting in a chair having it done.
Although some parts of the country are still experiencing the last grunt of winter chills, here in L.A. we are seeing more "colorful" effects.
My 3-year-old nephew called me fake. He was right. Everything from my hair extensions, eyelash extensions, colored-in eyebrows and acrylic nails were all fake.
For many black women, their preference for straight hair is driven by bad childhood memories of being teased and tormented at school about their natural hair, or being made to feel insecure by parents who insisted on the hot comb or hair relaxer.
Hair extensions have come a long way. Forget everything you think you know about them. They have become an exciting new fashion trend.
The market for hair is gaining strength in a nation that oscillates between the imperatives of coquetry and material difficulties.
Here, look at their bodies. Even clothed, their skin is near to the surface, JWoww's powerful breasts, Mike's self-exposed abs.
For most, Valentine's Day is a day of chocolate and love, but for Oakland's new Victorian Rat Gallery, it was all about art.
Celebs are at it again, experimenting with their hair. Fake braids are popping up on many a famous head. Think, extension meets headband.