It was the year of the winged bangs and I was hell-bent on having them. Despite being born with a headful of ringlet curls and living in an oppressively humid climate, I wanted to belong. I was 14, it was the '70s, and a world of adolescent males awaited me. That is, if I could tame my damn hair.
Bad news for modern women: Many of today's common hair care practices are not great for hair follicles.
"My hair was broken, extremely short and I developed patches of psoriasis on my scalp that never went away."
This hairdo looked like the Duchess of Cambridge got into a tussle with a pin-up and a flower child, and there was no clear winner. Would my fiancé Jason even recognize this bride coming towards him down the aisle, with her Medusa tendrils?
With blow-dry bars at an all-time high around the country, getting perfect locks may seem like the biggest no-brainer of your beauty routine. But what to ask for once you sit in that chair?
J.D. 'OKHAI OJEIKERE was born in 1930 in the western part of Nigeria. One of his cousins advised him to buy a camera and tought him what he needs to k...
The architecture of a good haircut comes down to simple geometry: an understanding of how different shapes, lines and angles work together and fit into each other.
If we were to look back in time as far as the 1800s, hairstyles were more complex than a math equation. I still marvel at the old black and white films that conveyed some of the most elaborate and obscure hairstyles ever created. Today, hairstyles are far more simplistic. Thank God right?
When I was born with a caramel hue and a head full of dark, wavy hair, my mother proclaimed, "My prayers were answered. You got the long hair like Betty.
Thinking of undergoing a big cut? Make sure you're prepared both physically and emotionally.
We all know that the rush to get ready and out the door in the morning can be a big stress, not only on us, but also our hair.
Hair is arguably the most important aspect of our appearance, which is how I justify spending a non-Supercuts amount of money cutting it. We wear it d...
Getting gorgeous in Los Angeles can be a wonderful, star-filled experience, but it can also be a frustrating exercise in financial futility. Here's a short list of where to go and who to see in Los Angeles to get gorgeous top to bottom -- without forking over your entire paycheck.
Hair dying is fun if you have the time and make an effort to do it properly! The best thing about having blue hair is that people find me more approachable.
For years my curls were my enemy, but no more. I can now say without embarrassment that I love my curls. Everyone has something special, some natural-born qualities worth preserving and enhancing with pleasure, I believe.