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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

Heidi Klum’s 2017 Halloween Bash: Wildest makeup transformations – AOL

Every year, Heidi Klum throws the Halloween party to outdo all other Halloween parties. For 18 years, the supermodel invites Hollywood’s most notable faces to an exclusive New York City spot for a night covered in blood, prosthetics, wigs and fake teeth. And of course, the Queen of Halloween always makes an appearance in the best costume of the night.  Up Next See Gallery This year we saw Klum dressed…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

NYC terror attack: Sayfullo Saipov was here on diversity visa, Trump says. What is that? – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE In a Wednesday morning tweet, Trump confirmed the suspect in the New York truck attack entered the states as part of a U.S. diversity visa lottery. Video provided by Newsy Newslook This undated photo provided by St. Charles County Department of Corrections via KMOV shows the Sayfullo Saipov. A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path…

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

NYC terror attack: Men celebrating graduation anniversary among the dead – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE One man who witnessed a truck plow into people on a busy Lower Manhattan bike path said when it happened, it sounded like gunshots. New York City’s mayor said at least eight people died from attack. USA TODAY Heavily armed police guard as revelers march during the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in New York.(Photo: Andres Kudacki, AP) NEW YORK — Five…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Fan can’t catch Joc Pederson’s home run, ball hits wife: ‘I choked’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Sports’ Ted Berg and Jorge Ortiz break down the Dodgers’ 3-1 win in Game 6. USA TODAY Sports

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Donald Trump vows to step up ‘extreme vetting’ after New York … – The Guardian

Donald Trump said he had ordered the Department of Homeland Security to step up its “extreme vetting program” following a vehicle attack in New York on Tuesday that left eight people dead. “I have just ordered homeland security to step up our already extreme vetting program. Being politically correct is fine, but not for this!” the president wrote on Twitter, hours after a man driving a pickup truck ploughed through…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Trump tweets condolences in NYC terror attack; world leaders join in – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE John Williams witnessed the aftermath of the Lower Manhattan attack. He describes how police captured one man and searched for another. USA TODAY President Trump on the South Lawn of the White House on Oct. 25, 2017.(Photo: Saul Loeb, AFP/Getty Images) President Trump and other world leaders offered their condolences to the victims of the New York terrorist attack on Tuesday, although Trump emphasized the…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Terror attack: NYC Marathon runners vow not to be deterred – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE 2017 NEW YORK CITY TRUCK ATTACK NYC Mayor: Attack was a ‘cowardly act of terror’ | 0:55 New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio called the attack on a Lower Manhattan bike path a ‘cowardly act of terror.’ USA TODAY x Embed x Share CLOSE 2017 NEW YORK CITY TRUCK ATTACK Police investigating truck attack surround car | 1:02 Police in New Jersey surrounded a…

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

Stranger Things’ Hopper Wants Everyone to Know He Had the Original Steve Harrington Hair – TIME

The true star of Stranger Things is obviously Steve Harrington’s hair and David Harbour — otherwise known as Chief Jim Hopper — knows it. Following the Friday release of season two of the sci-fi megahit, Harbour begun sharing side-by-side photos of himself and co-star Joe Keery — who plays Steve — to prove that he was rocking the bully turned babysitter extraordinaire’s coiffed locks long before the show began. “So…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Fan can’t catch Joc Pederson’s home run, ball hits wife: ‘I choked’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Sports’ Ted Berg and Jorge Ortiz break down the Dodgers’ 3-1 win in Game 6. USA TODAY Sports

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

Stranger Things’ Hopper Wants Everyone to Know He Had the Original Steve Harrington Hair – TIME

The true star of Stranger Things is obviously Steve Harrington’s hair and David Harbour — otherwise known as Chief Jim Hopper — knows it. Following the Friday release of season two of the sci-fi megahit, Harbour begun sharing side-by-side photos of himself and co-star Joe Keery — who plays Steve — to prove that he was rocking the bully turned babysitter extraordinaire’s coiffed locks long before the show began. “So…

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017