Makeup and beauty

Black girls at Mass. school win freedom to wear hair braid extensions – Washington Post

Mya and Deanna Cook at Fenway Park in Boston. (Courtesy of the Cook family) After stern admonishments from the Massachusetts attorney general’s office, the Boston-area charter school that punished black girls for wearing braided hair extensions decided Sunday to suspend its controversial dress code policies that parents and activists say unfairly target children of color. The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School first came under fire earlier this month for its hair —…

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Trustees of Malden school suspend controversial hair policy – The … – The Boston Globe

MALDEN — The board of trustees of a Malden charter school unanimously voted to suspend a controversial policy that punished students for wearing hair braid extensions, a rule that many said discriminates against black and biracial students. The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School eliminated that provision of the school’s dress code for the rest of the academic year on Sunday, after meeting privately for more than two hours to discuss…

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Mass. attorney general tells charter school to end ban on braided … – CBS News

BOSTON — The Massachusetts attorney general says a Boston charter school’s policy that bans braided hair extensions is discriminatory, violating state and federal law, CBS Boston reports. Maura Healey’s office sent a letter to the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School on Friday, ordering the school to immediately stop enforcing its hair and makeup policy. Last week, two sisters, Deanna and Mya, said they were punished and kept from school events because they…

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Mass. attorney general tells charter school to end ban on braided hair extensions – CBS News

BOSTON — The Massachusetts attorney general says a Boston charter school’s policy that bans braided hair extensions is discriminatory, violating state and federal law, CBS Boston reports. Maura Healey’s office sent a letter to the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School on Friday, ordering the school to immediately stop enforcing its hair and makeup policy. Last week, two sisters, Deanna and Mya, said they were punished and kept from school events because they…

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

The transformative power of make up on Sarah Laidlaw – Daily Mail

Make up artist Sarah Laidlaw, from Sydney, is the Make Up Artist of the Year She recently made over just one half of a model’s face and hair  The result showed the power make up can have on a woman’s appearance Many beauty guru’s have been trying the half-half challenge of late They do so to prove that women are beautiful with or without cosmetics   By Laura House For…

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Yet Another Black Girl’s Hair Policed By Her School, Her Afro Called … – The Root

WCTV Screenshot A 17-year-old high schooler from Florida is the latest black girl to be reprimanded for wearing her hair in traditional black style. All over the world, black girls have their bodies, words and increasingly, hair, policed by those who have no clue. WCTV reports that Jenesis Johnson, an 11th Grader at North Florida Christian, a private school in Tallahassee, Fla., has been wearing an afro for the last…

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

What happens if you stop washing your hair? – USA TODAY

Is washing a waste? That depends on your lifestyle and genes.(Photo: esp2k, Getty Images) Faced with busy mornings, we skipped washing our hair for a day, maybe two. But what happens when we string a shampoo fast out for several days, even weeks, at a time? Tales abound online of people claiming they stopped hair washing for as many as five years . The scalp, they say, unhindered by shampoo, makes its…

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

War on Black Hair: Rules Banning Girls With Braids Are Biased, Massachusetts AG Tells Malden Charter School – Newsweek

The Massachusetts attorney general this week told a charter school to do away with rules that target black students by banning certain hairstyles. Two black twin sisters—both of whom wear their hair in braids—got kicked off their sports teams and banned from prom because of the rules, Newsweek previously wrote. The attorney general wrote to the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden that their rules on hair and makeup were discriminatory…

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Mass. AG’s Office Tells Malden Charter School To ‘Immediately’ End Ban On Hair Extensions – WBUR

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office called on a Malden charter school Friday to “immediately” end its policy of banning students from wearing hair extensions, a rule that some have deemed racially insensitive to black students. The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School came under fire last week after two black 15-year-old students, Deanna and Mya Cook, said the school was giving them detentions for wearing hair extensions. Mystic Valley officials have…

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

This is why you should ALWAYS wet your make-up sponge – The Sun

BYE BYE brushes, makeup sponges are the make-up artist wannabe obsession that refuses to go away – but many of us are using them wrong. If you are occasionally too lazy to get up and wet your sponge then you could be ruining your wallet as well as your applicator. A dry make-up sponge is not as effective as a dampened one  The holy grail of makeup sponges, BeautyBlender, took…

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Mass. AG’s Office Tells Malden Charter School To ‘Immediately’ End Ban On Hair Extensions – WBUR

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office called on a Malden charter school Friday to “immediately” end its policy of banning students from wearing hair extensions, a rule that some have deemed racially insensitive to black students. The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School came under fire last week after two black 15-year-old students, Deanna and Mya Cook, said the school was giving them detentions for wearing hair extensions. Mystic Valley officials have…

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Rain ruined your hair? Weatherproof your locks with these five expert tips to tame a frizzy mane – The Sun

IT’S every girl’s nightmare to spend hours glamming up for a night on the town only to have the wet British weather wreak havoc with their perfectly sculpted locks. If you’re constantly battling with unruly hair that expands at the mere sight of moisture, then you could use our expert tips to tame the frizz. Our expert tips will help your tresses look on point even when you’re caught off-guard by…

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Hot Barber Styles Clients’ Hair With Great Balls Of Fire – HuffPost

Hanafy modeled his technique after that of Shafqat Rajput, a barber in Bahawalpur, Pakistan, whose videos went viral earlier this year.

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

This Teen Was Told Her Natural Hair Violated the Dress Code – BET

“People say they love my hair because it’s so diverse, curly and Afro-centric,” the high school junior told Fox 35. Although other people at her diverse private school enjoyed her hair, the dean of students felt she needed to change it. “I received a call saying that my daughter needed to get her hair done and she wears her natural and I was kind of taken aback by it,” her…

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Fla. Teen Was Asked by School to Change Her Natural Hair Because It Was Against Hair Policy – The Root

Nicole Orr shows off her natural hair (WOFL screenshot) Another day, another dress code hair policy in need of a change. This time, a Florida teen was caught off guard when she was asked to change the hair that grows out of her head naturally because it was against dress code policy. “People say they love my hair because it’s so diverse, curly and Afrocentric,” 16-year-old Nicole Orr told WOFL….

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Rod Rosenstein’s make-up call – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Shine line hair is the latest rainbow beauty trend – Mashable

It’s almost summertime and that means turning over a new leaf and changing up your look. Ditch your one-tone hair color for shine line hair, the newest, hottest rainbow look that’s blowing up on Instagram. #shineline GOALS. 🌈🙌🏻Color by: @curtiscolorshair using PRAVANA VIVIDS! #showusyourvivids A post shared by #PRAVANA (@pravana) on May 16, 2017 at 7:08pm PDT This colorful creation is a twist on splashlights, a 2014 hair trend that…

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Amber Rose Trolls Beyoncé: ‘I Am Becky With the Short Hair’ – Daily Beast

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Vanessa Hudgens Reveals Her New Drastic Hair Cut Is Because ‘I’m an Extremist’ – PEOPLE.com

INSTAR Vanessa Hudgens isn’t afraid to switch up her hair, and her latest big change proves it. The star, who’s co-hosting the Billboard Music Awards this weekend with Ludacris decided the big gig was the perfect occasion for her to chop her strands into a chin-length bob. Because when it comes to haircuts, she’s fearless. “I’m just an extremist when it comes to hair,” Hudgens tells PeopleStyle days before appearing on the music awards show. “I either…

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

A whole generation of men will never see hair ‘down there’ – New York Post

I remember the very day I started to feel ashamed of my pubic hair. I was 15, and girls at school were talking about shaving their bits because “guys thought it was gross.” Up until that point, I’d been beaming with pride over my wiry patch of new pubic hair because of what it represented — a welcoming into womanhood. And as a late bloomer, I was eager to find…

Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017