Makeup and beauty

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: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

16-Year-Old Black Student With Natural Hair Asked By School To ‘Get Her Hair Done’ – Essence.com

Less than 24 hours after we learned of the twin sisters being punished for wearing box braids to their Boston-area high school, another Black female student has been denounced for her hair. 16-year-old Nicole Orr, a junior at Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida, was told that her natural hair was against dress code policy. Orr, who wears her hair in its natural curly state, told FOX 35 Orlando, “People say they love my…

Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Why Katy Perry cut her hair – ABC News

Katy Perry recently chopped her hair into a pixie cut and dyed it platinum, keeping her on trend with stars such as Kristen Stewart and Zoe Kravitz. But the singer revealed on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” today that her decision to go super short had more to do with hair damage than being trendy. Showing off her new ‘do, Perry at first joked that she asked for the “Ellen.” “It’s…

Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Is It True That Your Hair Changes Every 7 Years? – New York Magazine

Photo: Maarten Rutten/EyeEm/Getty Images I have to admit, I’m not much of a believer in stability. As a millennial coming of age in the Obama-Trump transition, I can name only a few constants that have endured: the hardness of rocks, the liquidness of water, and up until recently, the chaos of my hair. Ultrathick, pouf-y, and prone to frizz, it’s always refused to be tamed by weather or flattening irons,…

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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