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How Coloring My Hair Changed Me As a Person

Sarah Rose Attman | Posted 03.10.2014 | Style
Sarah Rose Attman

With distance from the girl I used to be, I had space to figure out who I really was and what I really wanted -- and I wanted to be blonde.

The Look of Love for Valentine's Day

Catherine Garvin | Posted 04.09.2014 | Style
Catherine Garvin

I had a chat with Portland-based hairstylist and makeup artist David Yu during a recent photo shoot and asked him for a quick look-see at what he thinks could quite possibly be the best looks for romance. So, how to put on your best face for love and springtime perfection?

8 Ways To Make Your Hair Look Younger

Posted 02.04.2014 | Fifty

Do you recall being horrified when you discovered your first gray hair? No, mother nature doesn't stop there. Dulling, thinning, and frizziness are al...

Anti-Aging Hair Care: Because I Needed to Be Reminded I Am Getting Old

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 03.23.2014 | Style
Hilary Sheinbaum

My hair is getting old -- but not in the 'I'm graying, dye me now' way. Until recently, I thought color was the only determining factor of aging hair: grey or not grey. Ironically, to me, it was very black and white. A few weeks ago, however, I was corrected and then concerned.

New York Fashion Week 2013 - Lip, Nail + Hair Trends

Robert Applebaum, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2013 | Style
Robert Applebaum, M.D.

For most people, New York Fashion Week was about one thing: fashion. But sometimes, the most memorable part of a runway show is the styling.

Beyonce Copied My Hair

Lily Golightly | Posted 10.09.2013 | Style
Lily Golightly

I got a pixie cut a few days before Beyonce and now that the opinions on the subject are flying every which way, I wake up grateful that I finally took the plunge despite the haters.

Smooth Sailing

Alexis Johnson and Kathryn Romeyn | Posted 09.18.2013 | Style
Alexis Johnson and Kathryn Romeyn

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?

Losing the Length for Good

Yves Durif | Posted 09.10.2013 | Style
Yves Durif

Cascading lengths have been en vogue for many seasons now, but for some of the trend's patrons, it is time to put the look to rest.

How Much Are Women Really Spending On Their Hair?

Ada Polla | Posted 07.29.2013 | Style
Ada Polla

I have always been extremely laissez-faire when it comes to my hair. I decided I was in need of some inspiration, and also some real-women stories... here are the hair diaries of 7 BFFs from across the country.

Designing Your Perfect Cut

Eva Scrivo | Posted 06.25.2013 | Style
Eva Scrivo

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.

Confessions of a Hair Weave Addict

Erikka Yancy | Posted 06.15.2013 | Black Voices
Erikka Yancy

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.

Hair Mistakes That Make You Look 10 Years Older

Posted 03.15.2013 | OWN

By Jenny Bailly We all know that going gray can be aging. But there are several other hair mistakes that might be adding years to your look. ...

5 Essential Beauty Tricks I Learned in My 20s

Kerstin Shamberg | Posted 04.15.2013 | Style
Kerstin Shamberg

As I near the end of my twenties, it's only natural to look back and reflect on what I've learned in this decade of my life. Some amazing women have taught me essential, game-changing beauty tricks that I will take with me into my thirties and beyond.

Tress Confession: Dip-Dyed and Ombré-d

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 12.23.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

My college-age daughter is home and mentioned that she was thinking about going hombre. Panicked, I thought this meant she was considering something morphological...

I Use Placenta On My Hair -- And It's Great!

Erica Cheung | Posted 10.24.2012 | Style
Erica Cheung

The concoction consisted of almond oil, tomato juice and placenta. Yes, placenta--like afterbirth.

I Use Placenta On My Hair -- And It's Great!

Erica Cheung | Posted 10.22.2012 | Style
Erica Cheung

The concoction consisted of almond oil, tomato juice and placenta. Yes, placenta--like afterbirth.

10 New Rules In Black Beauty

Ben Arogundade | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Ben Arogundade

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.

What Every Black Woman Needs to Know About Hair Loss: Part 3

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 07.15.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Traction alopecia is one of the three most common types of alopecia that I see in my black female patients. Here are it's common causes and how to avoid it.

What Every Black Woman Needs to Know About Hair Loss: Part 2

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 07.08.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

It is very important to me as a woman of color and as a dermatologist to try to help women understand more about the devastating disorder, alopecia. My goal is also to help you avoid hair loss, particularly the types that are easily preventable and treatable

Men In Celine Bags

Terrence Phearse | Posted 06.26.2012 | Black Voices
Terrence Phearse

Kanye West isn't the only guy with an affinity for Phoebe Philo. Over the past month, I've been in New York, London, Paris, Amsterdam, and LA amongst a few other less fashion forward cities, but mainly everywhere I've gone I've seen guys toting Celine.

Object of Affection: Lace by Tanaya Earlace

Terrence Phearse | Posted 06.19.2012 | Black Voices
Terrence Phearse

One thing I am yearning for (other than a bigger apartment) is the gorgeous Nefertiti earlace from Lace by Tanaya.

Dream Girls and Dream Makers

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 06.16.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Since the beginning of time, mankind has longed to interpret dreams. Wars have been waged in fulfillment of dreams. This thing we call dreams has created opportunities, jobs, and careers for modern day man.

"Barebody and Beautiful" Day

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 06.12.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

I would like to institute a "Barebody and Beautiful" day to raise awareness about obesity. For one day each year, I want women to remove the façade that they have created. I want them to take it all off, to get naked! I want them to become "Barebody and Beautiful."

Travel Back In Style: Pan Am Black Bird

Dr. Sheila Nutt | Posted 06.04.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Sheila Nutt

Watching the Pan Am television show brought back fond memories of a special time when travel was prestigious and glamorous. I graduated valedictorian of Pan American Airways flight school on February 14th, 1970 in Miami, Florida. I was elated to be known as a Pan Am stewardess.

Will Subscription Sample Boxes Work for Women of Color?

Karim Orange | Posted 06.04.2012 | Black Voices
Karim Orange

With the success of subscription sampling companies, we are seeing social commerce related businesses popping up all over the web. You can subscribe to get everything delivered monthly to your door from beauty products to baby products and jewelry.