The Endless Quest for Better Video Game Hair Continues
Developers at EA are using the Frostbite engine to render realistic hair that’s so real it’s disturbing.
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Meet The Influencers Making Brazil's Natural Hair Movement Mainstream
Inspired by a new generation of YouTubers and bloggers, Brazilian girls are ditching chemical straightening and blow dries.
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Dyeing My Hair Rainbow Colors Will Never Make Me 'Less Asian'
Rather than my race, my hair became what people recognized and distinguished me by. But as my white friends began to accept me, I realized that my acceptance of myself was suffering.
In Photos: The Afrocentric Hair and Beauty Mall Turning Looks in London
“We want people to come, enjoy, and be educated by their experience."
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What The Natural Hair Movement Looked Like Before Influencers
In the 2000s, early message boards served as platforms for Black women to create a community around their natural hair—and life experiences.
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New York City Bans Discrimination Against Black Hairstyles
New guidelines recognize that harassing, threatening, or professionally punishing people because of their hair texture or style is racial discrimination.
The Effects of Collagen Supplements Are Way Overhyped
There's no good evidence that collagen pills and powders can improve your hair, skin, or nails.
The Viral 'Bulletproof' Haircut Started in Prison
First Ariel Franco was in solitary confinement. Then he was Brazil's most sought-after hairstylist.
Bangs Are Not an OK Hairstyle for Adults
The age-old question "Should I get bangs?" has a clear answer every time: never.
Evocative Portraits Exploring Black Femmes' Relationship with Hair
In the new photography show "Plaits, Princesses + Pink Moisturizer," Black women and nonbinary people from the UK talk about how their hair influences their identity and everyday lives.
'Nipple Hair,' Today's Comics by Tara Booth
Tara Booth illustrates a new way to get rid of nipple hair.
'Are You Bald By Choice?'
I was Sam, the badass dyke with the shaved head. What people didn’t see was the physical anguish that prompted me to pick up the clippers in the first place.