Women in Nigeria are spending hundreds of dollars on naturally ‘bone straight’ hair, creating a demand for high quality raw Indian hair.
Inspired by a new generation of YouTubers and bloggers, Brazilian girls are ditching chemical straightening and blow dries.
Natural hair stylists are everywhere nowadays, except studio budgets.
In the 2000s, early message boards served as platforms for Black women to create a community around their natural hair—and life experiences.
Sherine Virgo was told by her five-year-old daughter's school principal that dreadlocks would not be allowed because of a policy tied to "hygiene" and "avoiding lice," and the resulting case has spurred a political conversation about discrimination.
Inconclusive science and social pressures are putting women's health at risk.
Researchers from the Perception Institute developed the first-ever Hair Implicit Association Test to measure whether or not people are unconsciously biased against black women's hair. The results of their study were published today, offering a new set...
Dress codes disproportionately target not just teenage girls in school, but people of color, LGBTQ students, and overweight people.
Do locks really make you too unprofessional to clean up little kid vomit and flip burgers?