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Navy Discharges Black Sailor Who Won't Change Her Natural Hair

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 08.26.2014 | Black Voices

The natural hair nightmare for US female soldiers is far from over. Navy Times reports that Jessica Sims, ex-Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class and sailor...

Back to My Roots -- Hair

Ronda Lee | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Ronda Lee

I am on a journey to discover my natural hair. I have not had natural hair since high school. It was the late 1980s and big hair or a short "do" like ...

Dana Oliver

This Curl Butter Is A Second-Day Hair Savior

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.31.2014 | Style

It takes a lot of persuading to get me to try new curly hair products. This stuff right here hasn't failed me yet when trying to achieve the best twis...

Is This Emmy-Winning Actress Responsible For The Natural Hair Movement?

OWN | Posted 08.06.2014 | OWN

In the '50s and '60s, many African-American women sported smooth, straight hairstyles, from sleek bobs to mile-high bouffants. As an emerging actress,...

A Natural Hair Brunch Affair

Rachel Hampton | Posted 08.04.2014 | Black Voices
Rachel Hampton

Good food, good mimosas and good conversation filled the Ulah Bistro of Washington, DC during the first stop on The Natural Hair Brunch Affair Tour. This intimate affair took place with the intent to spark necessary conversation about the natural hair community. It did so as beautifully.

The Secret To Taming Wavy, Rebellious Hair

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 08.06.2014 | Style

If you were blessed with semi-awkward "curlyish" hair, styling your locks can be the most frustrating part of your morning routine. Some strands are r...

WATCH: 'Daily Show' Takes On The Army's New Hairstyle Rules

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.18.2014 | Black Voices

If you've been keeping up with the news on the Army's new grooming and appearance policies, then you know just how biased the new standards seem. Basi...

How to Get Rid of Black Women With Kinky Hair

Ama Yawson | Posted 09.15.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

The trend of integration in the natural hair movement may contribute to the erasure of kinky hair textures in the media.

This Is The Formula For Every Natural Hair Video You've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.15.2014 | Black Voices

If you've seen a fair share of natural hair video tutorials on YouTube, then you know many natural hair vloggers all seem to follow the same tired, aw...

Teyonah Parris' Heartfelt Admission

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 07.15.2014 | Style

Natural hair in the black community has been a hot topic for some time, with discussions ranging from its care to the debate surrounding its exclusivi...

15 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman With Natural Hair

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver & Chanel Parks | Posted 07.22.2014 | Style

When we stopped using chemical relaxers and flat irons to straighten our natural hair, we felt great that our tresses were finally getting the chance ...

Sunne's Gift's: 10 Reasons Why All Little Black Girls Should Rock Natural Hair

Ama Yawson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

I have a four year-old and a one year-old and I can't imagine putting a relaxer in their hair because, like most kids their ages, they are busy-bodies. My mother relaxed my hair when I was four years old and my sister got her first relaxer when she was three. It really boggles my mind now.

12 Hairstyles That Are Perfect For A BBQ, Picnic Or Pool Party

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 07.18.2014 | Style

Don't you just hate when you take a bite of food and realize that you also have a mouth full of hair? This is pretty much inevitable at a BBQ or picni...

The Missing Education on Black Hair

Kimika Hudson | Posted 08.31.2014 | Black Voices
Kimika Hudson

Understanding these fundamentals about Afro-textured hair will help the U.S. military, schools and employers acknowledge that natural Black hair has a morphological difference that requires different needs than other ethnic groups.

WATCH: Bet You Didn't Know Lupita Could Do THIS...

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.30.2014 | Black Voices

Just when we thought we couldn't love Lupita Nyong'o anymore, the Kenyan beauty has deepened our crush yet again by revealing her amazing hair braidin...

Dreadlocks: Beautiful and Spiritual or Hideous and Unsanitary?

Ama Yawson | Posted 08.26.2014 | Style
Ama Yawson

Let's be honest, many people view dreadlocks as "dreadful". I sincerely hope that change is on the horizon. Niyya Tenee, the founder of Locs Revolution, is on a mission to uplift the image of locked hair and as part of that mission she is promoting Loc Appreciation Day on June 28, 2014.

This Woman's Attitude About Beauty Says It All

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks & Raydene Salinas | Posted 07.18.2014 | Style

Natural beauty is something we should all embrace, according to Carla Druzetich, a retail manager, who waxes some mood-boosting poetic on the topic. ...

A Greasy Girl's Guide to Oils

Justine Kay | Posted 08.23.2014 | Style
Justine Kay

With summer rapidly approaching, makeup trends float towards the effortlessly dewy, refreshed, just hydrated enough skin. Not for us oily girls. We often suffer from #makeupmeltdown.

Beyonce Responds to Blue Ivy Hair Drama With a Perm

Kadia Blagrove | Posted 08.12.2014 | Comedy
Kadia Blagrove

Beyonce Knowles has finally responded to the controversy surrounding her daughter Blue Ivy's offensive hairstyle. For the past two years of the young ...

Teyonah Parris Is Giving Us Major Hair Envy

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.06.2014 | Black Voices

We can't stop staring at Teyonah Parris' feature in Bright Ideas magazine. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS There's no denying the "Mad Men" actress is u...

This Is The Easiest Way To Deal With Your Hair In The Summer

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 05.31.2014 | Style

Ladies, it's official: Summer is here. And while that may mean beach weekends and tanned legs, it also means humidity and frizzy hair. But don't ge...

5 Simple Ways To Get Through That Awkward Growing-Out Hair Phase

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 05.28.2014 | Style

The awkward hair phase known as "growing it out" can sometimes be ... well, awkward. But, that doesn't have to stop you from getting creative. It's...

Remember When Janet Jackson Looked Like This?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver, Chanel Parks and Amber Genuske | Posted 05.16.2014 | Style

Janet Jackson turns 48 years old today (May 16), and we couldn't celebrate the legendary artist-actress without taking a look back at some of the fier...

'If My Hair Is Decent, All Else Is Well In The World'

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 07.18.2014 | Style

For the month of May, HuffPost Style is turning the camera's focus on fabulous moms and moms-to-be in our Beauty Street Style series. Warning: your he...

This Girl Knows The Benefits Of Beauty Brand Loyalty

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks and Raydene Salinas | Posted 05.01.2014 | Style

The key to great skin and hair just might be a beauty brand away. We spotted Shaina Roche on the streets of Lower Manhattan as she was rounding up...