Makeup and beauty

Black women offended when hair-care company runs ad reaching … – TheBlaze.com

Shea Moisture products for naturally curly hair have long been favored by black women — but when the company expanded its reach to whites with a video advertisement Monday, that was more than some of the brand’s core consumers could stand. The video began with a black woman noting the difficulties of dealing with her hair: Image source: KDAF-TV video screen cap But then it cut to white women harping…

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

Here’s The Real Reason You’ve Got That One Random Chin Hair – Huffington Post

Facial hair, of course, is no big deal, but we have always wondered what the deal is with that one thick, long hair that seems to appear out of nowhere, just begging to be plucked.

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

‘Don’t Touch My Hair’ Event Encourages Black Women to Embrace Natural Hair – The Montclarion (subscription)

16 Barber Rob Williams gave free hair cuts to the students toward the end of the event. Photo Credit: Davonna Barber By 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 24, there was already a line of people forming outside the Student Center Ballrooms for “Don’t Touch My Hair.” The event was hosted by NAACP and the Organization of Students for African Unity (OSAU), and sponsored by Miss Jessie’s, a natural…

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

How Amber Fillerup Clark of "Barefoot Blonde" launched her own … – AOL

Sunshine for breakfast ☀️ feels good to be back in Hawaii – shiny sun screened legs, acai bowls, and beach braids 🌺 @barefootblondehair A post shared by AMBER FILLERUP CLARK (@amberfillerup) on Apr 19, 2017 at 11:58am PDT Amber Fillerup Clark is the definition of hair goals. This breakthrough blogger has managed not only to get people obsessed with her website but also raving about her hair extension line, Barefoot…

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

Mom and 6 sons cut their hair, donate it to kids in need – ABC News – ABC News

One family in Cheektowaga, New York donated more than 17 feet of hair to an organization that helps kids in need. Phoebe Kannisto along with her six sons — 10-year-old Andre, 8-year-old twins Silas and Emerson and her 5-year-old triplets Herbie, Reed and Dexter — ventured to a local hair salon, Hizair Hair Salon, to do the big chop. The family, which also includes Kannisto’s husband of nearly 11 years,…

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

New York family donates 17 feet of hair | abc7chicago.com – WLS-TV

The family of six brothers and their mother decided to grow their hair and then chop it off. WKBW reporter Cierra Johnson said the family chopped off their hair to be donated to a cause close to their hearts. It’s often the first thing you notice about a person. Whether it’s blonde and curled, covered with a cap or even loc’d or braided, it’s safe to say hair is part…

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

Meet The Woman Who Does Oprah’s Hair | The Huffington Post – Huffington Post

Nicole Mangrum always knew hairstyling was in her future. “As a little girl I carried a brush and a comb everywhere,” she says. “I styled anyone who’d let me.” All that practice (and a stint in beauty school) led to her own salon in Chicago, which she ran for 14 years. Three years ago, she started thinking about her next chapter. Not long after, Oprah’s longtime hairstylist Andre Walker was…

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

Owner Wants Answers After Horses’ Tail Hair Cut – U.S. News & World Report

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

30% of men say pubic hair is a relationship deal-breaker | The … – The Independent

Whether it’s a quick trim, a manicured landing strip or a full-on Hollywood, pubic hair grooming is a fact of life for many of us. But despite the concept of “manscaping” beginning to catch on, when it comes to a battle of the sexes, the rules about shaving, waxing and trimming are pretty one-sided. According to a survey, which looked at 4,146 respondents between the ages of 18 and 35…

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

Nina Dobrev Explains Why She Cut Her Hair Into a Bob – PEOPLE.com

John Phillips/Getty Up until a few months ago, Nina Dobrev‘s long, shiny waves were at the top hair inspiration boards everywhere. But as soon as the Vampire Diaries star wrapped the series, she chopped her strands into a short bob — and gave us an entirely new reason to be obsessed with her hair. So we spoke to Dobrev — and her go-to hairstylist, Riawna Capri — about why she…

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Mom and 6 sons cut their hair, donate it to kids in need – ABC News

One family in Cheektowaga, New York donated more than 17 feet of hair to an organization that helps kids in need. Phoebe Kannisto along with her six sons — 10-year-old Andre, 8-year-old twins Silas and Emerson and her 5-year-old triplets Herbie, Reed and Dexter — ventured to a local hair salon, Hizair Hair Salon, to do the big chop. The family, which also includes Kannisto’s husband of nearly 11 years,…

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Meet The Woman Who Does Oprah’s Hair | The Huffington Post – Huffington Post

Nicole Mangrum always knew hairstyling was in her future. “As a little girl I carried a brush and a comb everywhere,” she says. “I styled anyone who’d let me.” All that practice (and a stint in beauty school) led to her own salon in Chicago, which she ran for 14 years. Three years ago, she started thinking about her next chapter. Not long after, Oprah’s longtime hairstylist Andre Walker was…

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017

YouTuber Khloe Dosh uses a PAINT ROLLER to apply her make-up in the funniest beauty trend video yet – The Sun

YOU can hardly move these days for new beauty trends, each more ridiculous than the last. After Gabriella’s bubble tea face packs last week and the painful charcoal masks, we are ready for something new and beauty vlogger Khloe Dosh has given us just that. Khloe wasn’t joking when she said she’d use the roller to apply her make-up Khloe spritzed the roller to make sure it was moist and ready…

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Cardiff boy bullied for wearing make-up sings on US TV show – BBC News

Image copyright Ellentv/Facebook When 12-year-old Reuben de Maid from Cardiff sang on US talk variety programme The Ellen DeGeneres Show, it was not only his voice that made an impact . The Welsh youngster was on the show ahead of his appearance on US talent programme Little Big Shots, but, unlike other male performers, he turned up for his debut in full face make-up. Not surprising then that, after his…

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Texas Sixth Grader Told To Fix His Hair Or Face Suspension – Vibe

Xavier Davis, a sixth-grade student from Baytown, TX, was threatened with suspension for his haircut last week (Apr. 20). If you’re wondering what his hair looks like, it is short with two shaved lines on the side. READ: London Barbershop Offers Free Haircuts To Young Men Going On Job Interviews “I was walking into class, and she [teacher] saw my hair and said, ‘You can’t have two lines in your…

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017

When Hair Becomes a Site of Resistance – TIME

The book, Girl on Girl: Art and Photography in the Age of the Female Gaze, reflects on how a new generation of women are taking the art world by storm. From Izumi Miyazaki’s cute and cruel femininity to Maisie Cousin’s juicy erotica, the 40 women featured are redefining the female gaze. As part of a series, TIME speaks to five pioneering photographers who are bending the rules of self image,…

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Selena Gomez undergoes a major makeover as she shows off her new short hair – The Sun

SELENA Gomez has undergone a major makeover and shown off a new short hair style. The pop star unveiled her new look by posting a picture of her crop on Instagram. Selena Gomez posted this shot of her new short hair on Instagram Selena, 24, is known for her long, flowing brunette locks, but she has been wearing her hair shorter in recent weeks. She has now taken the plunge and cropped…

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Shea Moisture reaches out to white women in hair products ad. Black women protest. – Washington Post

Break free from hair HATE. See how these women have finally learned to embrace hair LOVE. Posted by SheaMoisture on Thursday, April 20, 2017 For years, women of color embraced Shea Moisture for hair products catering to naturally coily and curly hair. The family-owned business — inspired by a grandmother who sold shea butter across the Sierra Leone countryside nearly a century ago — has prided itself on empowering and meeting the needs of women of color. But…

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Roots of tension: race, hair, competition and black beauty stores – Minnesota Public Radio News

Karen Coffey opened Bella Beauty and Hair in January with lots of optimism and a stylist’s eye for hair extensions and other products tailored to African-American women. She thought that would be enough to succeed. She didn’t realize the game was stacked against her before she even opened her doors. Like black entrepreneurs before her, Coffey quickly discovered that behind the beauty supply storefronts that dot the nation’s urban neighborhoods…

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Shea Moisture hair line company apologizes for ad – USA TODAY

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Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017