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28 Real Perms That Epitomize 'Big Hair, Don't Care'

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 07.14.2015 | Style

The perm, aka the "permanent" wave, was probably one of our biggest regrets back in the '80s and '90s. It required applying harsh chemicals to ou...

Sassy Pants

Amy Mullis | Posted 10.06.2014 | Fifty
Amy Mullis

My husband doesn't look like Zac Efron. But he looks like Prince Charming to me. And he does the dishes. And brings me a cup of tea every night.

The Other Side Of Lolo Jones

Shamara McCoy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Shamara McCoy

I could go on and on about how there is more to Lolo Jones than a quirky sense of humor and the occasional questionable comment, but in the end, it's doubtful I am able to alter your opinion of her or stop the extremely harsh criticism she receives on Twitter or on the blogs.

Hey Girl... Happy Valentine's Day

Jen M.L. | Posted 04.15.2013 | Parents
Jen M.L.

I spent many a Valentine's Day home alone wishing someone would spend his allowance on a ridiculously over-sized teddy bear holding a plush heart that I could perch in the corner of my room as a constant reminder that someone loved me. I've written a letter to that girl.

Going Natural Without Joining The Movement

Contessa Gayles | Posted 09.08.2012 | Black Voices
Contessa Gayles

For many natural women today, self-confidence trumps racial pride and self-discovery takes priority over sisterhood. Convenience, time management, budget and health are on women's long and diverse lists of reasons to go natural.

The Perm Is Back | HILARY HOWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Ms. Lamarre might be so bullish on perms because, when she came of age circa 1999, super-straight hair, as worn by Gwyneth Paltrow, was in vogue, the ...

Russia Nightclub Explosion Kills 76: Reports

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — An explosion and fire apparently caused by pyrotechnics tore through a nightclub in the Russian city of Perm early Saturday, killing 10...