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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...

A Few More Reasons To Love Janelle Monae

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.01.2014 | Black Voices

Janelle Monáe isn't called the "Electric Lady" for nothing. The 28-year-old is not only an award-winning singer but she's also a style and beauty ico...

WATCH: Natural Hair Vlogger Domineque Banks' Beautiful Legacy

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices

Although it's been a few weeks since we learned that natural hair vlogger Domineque Banks passed away after battling lupus, the sad news is still weig...

How This Girl 'Tames' Her Afro

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.27.2014 | Style

Afros are beautiful. So whenever we notice a girl or guy rocking an exceptionally large 'fro, we can't help but stare. And that's exactly what happene...

Awesome Afro Alert!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.04.2014 | Black Voices

We love Afros around these parts -- the voluminous halos of hair are just so darn lovely. So we were super excited to see that Brandy is rocking the r...

Relaxers Won't Be Around for Long

Antonia Opiah | Posted 06.02.2014 | Black Voices
Antonia Opiah

With a big chop, you become a woman with short hair in a world where so much sexuality and femininity lies in length.

Hair-Bullying and the Decline of U.S. Education System

Ama Yawson | Posted 06.02.2014 | Education
Ama Yawson

During the past year, hair-bullying in particular, has garnered national attention. In the hair-bullying cases, the bullies are not children, they are educators.

Yes, My Little Brother Steals My Beauty Products

Justine Kay | Posted 05.12.2014 | Style
Justine Kay

Christian is just fortunate enough to be my curious, needy, bothersome little brother. But I'll be honest, I also love having him as my lab rat.

LOOK: Naomi's Afro Is Awesome

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.04.2014 | Black Voices

Naomi Campbell's signature bone straight hair is just as legendary as her modeling career and bad behavior. And while we've seen the British bombshell...

This Makeup Artist Mixes Up The Perfect Red Lipstick

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.27.2014 | Style

The way our minds are wired, we can't help but notice a woman wearing red lipstick on the street. So, when we spotted Inglot makeup artist Nicole Jenk...

Lorde Brings Her Royalty To Vogue

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.20.2014 | Style

Although Lorde just landed her own cover on V Magazine's Music Issue, the 17-year-old "Royals" and "Team" singer has graced the pages of another gloss...

PHOTOS: We've Got Major Curl Envy

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.27.2014 | Style

While we continue to toy with the idea of going bleach blonde, there are plenty of New York Fashion Week street style stars reminding us that rocking ...

Chanel Parks

Want To Keep Your Curls From Shrinking? Try This

HuffingtonPost.com | Chanel Parks | Posted 01.30.2014 | Style

After almost three years of not straightening my curly hair, I have a confession to make. While I always remember the natural haircare basics (e.g. pu...

I'm Paranoid That Braids Are 'Too Black' for Corporate

Quia Querisma | Posted 03.26.2014 | Black Voices
Quia Querisma

It's Q1, recruiting season, and whereas I don't have any job interviews lined up right now, I was suddenly apprehensive about having an "ethnic hairstyle" in front of people who would be scrutinizing everything about me, not only my professional qualifications.

The Changing Business of Black Hair, a Potentially $500b Industry

Antonia Opiah | Posted 03.25.2014 | Black Voices
Antonia Opiah

The shift from relaxers to natural hair, often referred to as the natural hair movement, is the source of many of the potentially major changes occurring in the market.