Makeup and beauty

Twins punished in Mass. school for hair braid extensions – Concord Monitor

As white parents of five black children, Aaron and Deanna Cook have taught their family to grow thick skin. They’ve endured odd looks at the grocery store in Malden, Mass., and ignored strange comments from Walmart greeters. But nothing, Aaron Cook told the Washington Post, quite prepared them for the month-long battle they’ve been fighting with the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School over their daughters’ hair. On April 14,…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

ACLU of Massachusetts files complaint about ‘discriminatory’ hair and makeup policy at Malden charter school – MassLive.com

The ACLU of Massachusetts has filed a complaint against what it calls a “discriminatory hair and makeup policy” after two students at Malden’s Mystic Valley Regional Charter School could face suspension for wearing their hair in braids with extensions. The students, Colleen Cook’s twin 15-year-old daughters, have received multiple detentions for wearing their hair in braids. Braids with extensions is a hairstyle banned by the charter’s dress code, as well as unnatural hair colors,…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Kenya Moore’s Tip For Growing Long and Healthy Hair Is Impossible To Mess Up – Essence.com

No one can deny the Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s influence on pop culture.  Over the course of nine seasons (and counting), we’ve been gifted with unforgettable catch phrases (“gone with the wind fabulous”), over-the-top TV weddings and of course, epic reunion show battles. As resident beauty queen of the Bravo series, Kenya Moore has contributed to plenty of those can’t-miss moments, all while building her brand off screen. During a recent visit…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

How Natural Hair YouTuber Curly Guy Is Changing the Game – Allure Magazine

He has the type of hair that some women would kill for – a mop of thick, luscious culrs that are indeed a sight to behold. Who is this fellow with the enviable coif? Dawan Pearson, otherwise known as Curly Guy on YouTube, our new favorite beauty guru here at Allure. This natural hair, fashion, and lifestyle vlogger is a breath of fresh air in a beauty community dominated by…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

ACLU of Massachusetts files complaint about ‘discriminatory’ hair and makeup policy at Malden charter school – MassLive.com

The ACLU of Massachusetts has filed a complaint against what it calls a “discriminatory hair and makeup policy” after two students at Malden’s Mystic Valley Regional Charter School could face suspension for wearing their hair in braids with extensions. The students, Colleen Cook’s twin 15-year-old daughters, have received multiple detentions for wearing their hair in braids. Braids with extensions is a hairstyle banned by the charter’s dress code, as well as unnatural hair colors,…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Why Miss USA Kara McCullough Wore Her Natural Hair Throughout The Competition – Essence.com

The interwebs are ruthless territory and Kára McCullough learned that the hard way on Sunday night (May 14). Shortly after being crowned this year’s Miss USA, the District of Columbia pageant queen began trending for all the wrong reasons. In a question and answer portion that made its way to Twitter, the 25-year-old scientist ruffled more than a few feathers with her views on healthcare and feminism.  “I’m definitely going to say…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

2 Black Students Question School Discipline For Hair Extensions20:02 – WBUR

Deanna and Mya Cook say they’ve been barred from prom, suspended from sports, and have to serve double detention as punishment for wearing hair extensions to school. The school, Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden, says it has a policy against all hair extensions and enforces the policy without discriminating. Guest Deanna Cook, 15-year-old student Mya Cook, 15-year-old student Colleen Cook, mother of Deanna and Mya Kim Janey, senior project director at…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

3 Basic Hair Trends Every Celeb Is Wearing–With a Twist! – E! Online

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Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Are You Allergic to Hair Dye? – U.S. News & World Report

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Mass. school punishes twins for hair braid extensions. Their parents say it’s racial discrimination. – Washington Post

Aaron and Colleen Cook with their twin daughters Mya and Deanna Cook, 15. (Courtesy the Cook family) As white parents of five black children, Deanna and Aaron Cook have taught their family to grow thick skin. They’ve endured odd looks at the grocery store in Malden, Mass., and ignored strange comments from Walmart greeters. But nothing, Aaron Cook told The Washington Post, quite prepared them for the month-long battle they’ve been fighting with the…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

Mass. school punishes twins for hair braid extensions. Their parents say it’s racial discrimination. – Washington Post

Aaron and Colleen Cook with their twin daughters Mya and Deanna Cook, 15. (Courtesy the Cook family) As white parents of five black children, Deanna and Aaron Cook have taught their family to grow thick skin. They’ve endured odd looks at the grocery store in Malden, Mass., and ignored strange comments from Walmart greeters. But nothing, Aaron Cook told The Washington Post, quite prepared them for the month-long battle they’ve been fighting with the…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

Miss USA Kara McCullough Explains Why She Chose to Wear Her Hair Natural – PEOPLE.com

When most people think of beauty pageants, a very particular aesthetic comes to mind. There’s typically a lot of sequins, a lot of tulle, layers of camera-ready makeup, spray tans, and hairsprayed bouffants ten miles high. But one contestant decided to break with that tradition on Sunday night, as former Miss DC and current Miss USA title holder Kára McCullough decided to embrace her natural hair texture and let her…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

Mass. school punishes twins for hair braid extensions. Their parents say its racial discrimination. – Washington Post

Aaron Cook (left), Mya and Deanna Cook, 15, and Colleen Cook (right). (Courtesy the Cook family) As white parents of five black children, Deanna and Aaron Cook have taught their family to grow thick skin. They’ve endured odd looks at the grocery store in Malden, Mass., and ignored strange comments from Walmart greeters. But nothing, Aaron Cook told The Washington Post, quite prepared them for the month-long battle they’ve been fighting with the Mystic…

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017

Washing your hair with mineral water or champagne – what lengths would you go to? – The Guardian

Sam McKnight is one of the most famous hairdressers in the world. His clients have included Princess Diana, Kate Moss and Madonna. So when he tells you to wash your hair in bottled water, you wash your hair in bottled water. In an interview in the current issue of Fantastic Man magazine, McKnight claims that rinsing your hair, post-shampoo, in mineral water is “crucial for washing out the hard water…

Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017

Unscripted: For a lifelong fan of ‘Hair’s’ music, finally seeing the show is a revelation – LancasterOnline

Michael Roman, who portrays Hud, with the cast of Hair at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center Monday April 24, 2017.

Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017

Unscripted: For a lifelong fan of ‘Hair’s’ music, finally seeing the show is a revelation – LancasterOnline

Michael Roman, who portrays Hud, with the cast of Hair at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center Monday April 24, 2017.

Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017

Unscripted: For a lifelong fan of ‘Hair’s’ music, finally seeing the show is a revelation – LancasterOnline

Michael Roman, who portrays Hud, with the cast of Hair at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center Monday April 24, 2017.

Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017

The ultimate guide to bridal make-up – Telegraph.co.uk

When it comes to deciding what type of make-up to go for, Bobbi Brown Pro make-up artist Amy Conway strongly recommends staying true to yourself, ‘If you’ve never worn a red lipstick, your wedding day is not the right time to try it,’ she says. Enhancing your eyes and opting for a softer hue on your lips means you won’t need to worry about touching up your make-up after the…

Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017

‘Alternative hair’: Frederick salon is home to new hair technology that is life transforming – Frederick News Post (subscription)

I have a Parisian Enhancement consultation Growing up in the black community, wigs and weaves aren’t a dirty word, it’s actually a sign your refund check came in. Even super embarrassing moments, like “getting your wig snatched” is actually a comical phrase that can be a positive thing when something amazing takes you by surprise. I brought this knowledge into the interview, and as I spoke with Daniel…

Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017

The summer make-up glowdown – Daily Mail

By Bella Blissett Published: 19:36 EDT, 13 May 2017 | Updated: 19:36 EDT, 13 May 2017 e-mail View comments You don’t need to hit the beach for a sun-kissed holiday look – make-up pro KELLY CORNWELL shows you how to cinch four sizzling summer looks with the new collection from Yves Saint Laurent  GOLD SMOULDER   ‘This intense gold eye will look great at a festival or summer party. The trick…

Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017