Makeup and beauty

What’s with Thor’s short hair? ‘Ragnarok’ stylist explains why the hero has a new ‘do – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a gladiatorial fight against an old friend. Now, he’s on a quest for survival. USA TODAY Thor must face one of his greatest fears in his third solo film: The Asgardian superhero sees a barber. In Thor: Ragnarok (in theaters Thursday night), the godly golden locks of Chris Hemsworth’s hammer-wielding hero are…

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

What’s with Thor’s short hair? ‘Ragnarok’ stylist explains why the hero has a new ‘do – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a gladiatorial fight against an old friend. Now, he’s on a quest for survival. USA TODAY Thor must face one of his greatest fears in his third solo film: The Asgardian superhero sees a barber. In Thor: Ragnarok (in theaters Thursday night), the godly golden locks of Chris Hemsworth’s hammer-wielding hero are…

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Student sues government after school forced her to dye her hair … – Fox News

A student experienced burns and painful rashes after her school forced her to dye her hair.  (iStock) A Japanese teenager is suing her local government after her public high school forced her to dye her hair black, the student alleges. The teenager, whose name has not been released, was a student at the Kaifukan School in Habikino City, Japan. According to local media, the school has a policy…

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

The science of drying your hair, by a Cambridge academic who has dedicated his life to studying it – Daily Mail

My own hairline may be receding, but I can promise you this: a perfect blow dry is no accident. However, few people know there’s a scientifically proven technique which will give you the ultimate finish. Indeed, it’s my job as a scientist to research how washing and styling can help, or harm, human hair — and from examining hair at the deepest cellular level, I’ve uncovered the secrets of attaining…

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Student sues government after school forced her to dye her hair black, she claims – Fox News

A student experienced burns and painful rashes after her school forced her to dye her hair.  (iStock) A Japanese teenager is suing her local government after her public high school forced her to dye her hair black, the student alleges. The teenager, whose name has not been released, was a student at the Kaifukan School in Habikino City, Japan. According to local media, the school has a policy…

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Natural hair is growing (and glowing) in Hollywood and beyond – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Natural hairstyles became a symbol of political resistance back in the 60s and 70s, but their practicality quickly gave way to fashion trends of the times. Now, natural hairstyles are a firm staple in communities of color. Jarrad Henderson, USA TODAY Issa Rae, Yara Shahidi and Taraji P. Henson are just a few stars rocking natural hair.(Photo: USA TODAY, WireImage, Getty Images) Black women in…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Here’s What You Need to Know About Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment for Hair Loss – Allure Magazine

By now you’re probably familiar with, or at least have heard of the “vampire facial,” a skin treatment that essentially uses your own blood to help facilitate a glowing, youthful complexion. What you probably haven’t heard of is that there’s a similar treatment for hair loss, and yes, it requires your blood, too. It’s called platelet-rich plasma, a.k.a. PRP, says Joshua Zeichner, the director of cosmetic and clinical research in…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Hair loss prevention startup, Hims, launches – Business Insider – Business Insider

Hims wants to make it easier to care for men’s most sensitive issues. Hims Hims is a new startup focused on men’s wellness, founded by serial entrepreneur Andrew Dudum. It’s launching with men’s hair loss prevention medicines. It will expand to include other categories shortly after launch, like skincare and sexual wellness.   A new e-commerce startup is aiming to soothe men’s biggest sources of anxiety. Founded by serial entrepreneur Andrew Dudum,…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

The Burger King mascot shaves facial hair to raise awareness for … – Fox News

The Burger King King is shaving his face and growing out a mustache during November.  (iStock) The Burger King’s royal mascot is getting a trim today, and it’s a little shocking. In a video released by the restaurant, the King himself is shown sitting in a barber’s chair, with hair falling around his feet. Then he pops up to reveal his new baby-faced look – as well as…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Why is natural hair growing in Hollywood and beyond? A look at the statement-making style – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Natural hairstyles became a symbol of political resistance back in the 60s and 70s, but their practicality quickly gave way to fashion trends of the times. Now, natural hairstyles are a firm staple in communities of color. Jarrad Henderson, USA TODAY Issa Rae, Yara Shahidi and Taraji P. Henson are just a few stars rocking natural hair.(Photo: USA TODAY, WireImage, Getty Images) Black women in…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

The Burger King mascot shaves facial hair to raise awareness for ‘Movember’ – Fox News

The Burger King King is shaving his face and growing out a mustache during November.  (iStock) The Burger King’s royal mascot is getting a trim today, and it’s a little shocking. In a video released by the restaurant, the King himself is shown sitting in a barber’s chair, with hair falling around his feet. Then he pops up to reveal his new baby-faced look – as well as…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

How did Parachute become one of India’s favourite hair oil brands? Ask the rats – Quartz

When Harsh (Mariwala) joined Bombay Oil (in 1971)…(he) realised that the oil business, the mainstay of Bombay Oil, was a commodity business with low margins. Parachute and Saffola had already been launched but they were not getting the required attention through a brand lens. Parachute was sold in bulk, in tins of 15 litres to wholesalers, and Saffola was a niche business, selling in south Bombay (now Mumbai) and the…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Black Women are Using Vicks VapoRub on Their Edges and Hair to Make It Grow, Seriously – Essence.com

We’ve seen our fair share of wacky beauty trends and home remedies—from squiggle eyebrows to mayonnaise hair masks—proving we’re willing to give almost anything a try in the name of beauty. So when we discovered a bevy of Black women reaching for Vicks VapoRub on wash day we were definitely intrigued.  A quick YouTube search of “natural hair Vicks VapoRub” and over 35k results instantaneously appear. The first video touting Vick’s magical hair growth properties was posted back in March of…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

This new men’s wellness startup wants to mail you everything you need to stop hair loss – Business Insider

Hims wants to make it easier to care for men’s most sensitive issues. Hims Hims is a new startup focused on men’s wellness, founded by serial entrepreneur Andrew Dudum. It’s launching with men’s hair loss prevention medicines. It will expand to include other categories shortly after launch, like skincare and sexual wellness.   A new e-commerce startup is aiming to soothe men’s biggest sources of anxiety. Founded by serial entrepreneur Andrew Dudum,…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

How did Parachute become one of India’s favourite hair oil brands? Ask the rats – Quartz

When Harsh (Mariwala) joined Bombay Oil (in 1971)…(he) realised that the oil business, the mainstay of Bombay Oil, was a commodity business with low margins. Parachute and Saffola had already been launched but they were not getting the required attention through a brand lens. Parachute was sold in bulk, in tins of 15 litres to wholesalers, and Saffola was a niche business, selling in south Bombay (now Mumbai) and the…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

7 Ways To Make Your Gray Hair Look Gorgeous – Prevention.com

Many experts are wondering why: “Women can do so much to keep their faces and bodies looking young—there’s no need to think gray hair will necessarily make you look older,” says Rita Hazan, owner of the eponymous salon in New York City. (These 7 women finally embraced their gray hair, and here’s how it changed their lives.) And everyone can pull off the look, says Diana Lewis Jewell, founder of…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Hair: The Long and Short of it – Jamaica Gleaner

My hair life was a fairly effortless journey until I decided to stop perming my hair. My new natural journey was not as easy as I had observed. There were so many rules to follow, especially having been informed by renowned salons that African textured hair is very fragile and requires keen attention. ‘Picture perfect’ twist-out or blow-out styles were based on specific products used, your curl pattern and humid…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Don’t Freak Out If You’re Shedding More Hair Than Usual Right Now – HuffPost

But, just because it’s common to shed more hair during this time doesn’t mean you should assume that is the only reason for hair loss. Dr. Angela Lamb, director of the Westside Mount Sinai Dermatology Faculty Practice, director of dermatology at the Institute of Family Health and an assistant dermatology professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Angela Lamb, told HuffPost that yes, “The hair cycles more rapidly at…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Portage County cops’ facial hair to grow during ‘No-Shave November’ – Record-Courier

By DAVE O’BRIENReporter Things are going to get real hairy for Portage County law enforcement this month. In this case, that’s not a bad thing, as officers on numerous departments have been given the OK by their chiefs to put down the razors and grow their facial hair to raise money for charity. For a number of departments, it’s part of No-Shave November. The effort began…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

How did Parachute become one of India’s favourite hair oil brands? Ask the rats – Quartz

When Harsh (Mariwala) joined Bombay Oil (in 1971)…(he) realised that the oil business, the mainstay of Bombay Oil, was a commodity business with low margins. Parachute and Saffola had already been launched but they were not getting the required attention through a brand lens. Parachute was sold in bulk, in tins of 15 litres to wholesalers, and Saffola was a niche business, selling in south Bombay (now Mumbai) and the…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017