The Pretty series curated by Antonia Opiah of Un-Ruly and sponsored by Hairfinity, explores concepts and varied experiences of beauty by women of color across the world in an effortless and artistically inspiring way.
These statistics don't lie; hairdressing is full of opportunity. Look at me: From England, I came to America with $1,500. Hard work in an artisanal craft means twenty years later, I'm the sole owner of a multimillion dollar brand with three salons and two schools in the greatest city in the world.
I'm a mask-loving healthy-hair fanatic. But a new piece of information has me washing my hair less often than I did a week ago and thanking Marc Jacobs for bringing back grunge hair with his spring show.
As I'm sure many of you women out there can relate, I find it so very annoying when I find flyaways in my hair. They become especially irritating when I already have my hair all done up and put in place...
Are you thinking of growing out your grays? I recently started to question my own hair coloring routine that I have relied on to hide my grays and have come to the conclusion that it's time for me to start rocking my grays.
I didn't mean for it to get this way. I did cut his hair twice, myself. Just a little snip in the back to get rid of the rat tail that was forming. But the second time, it came out a little crooked. So I lost my confidence.
If you're a mom (or, heck, if you're friends with a mom) you know what an accomplishment it is to dry your hair in the morning. Or put on makeup. Between meltdowns and story times and spilled food and toys all over the floor, you feel lucky to finish the day in one piece. We get it!
Just as I thought, the women on the red carpet at the Country Music Association Awards went with subtle, soft colors and natural layering. Carrie Underwood was beautifully emblematic of this strong trend with her baby blonde locks and big, open waves. But the men... wow!