Why Is Everyone Going Brunette? The Newest Hair Trend

Warming, feel-good colors like chocolate milk, gingerbread and sable will be big in 2022, stylists say.

#content-type-service, #dyes-and-dyestuffs, #hair

What to Know About Your Hair: Questions and Answers

Here, answers to some pressing questions about what’s going on with your hair and what treatments may be worth trying.

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Chin Hairs: Why Women Get Them and How to Remove

And what’s the best way to remove them?

#beauty-salons, #content-type-service, #hair, #skin, #women-and-girls

Black Women Make Waves in Hair Care

A new crop of businesses is claiming a growing share of a billion-dollar industry.

#beauty-concept, #black-people, #discrimination, #entrepreneurship, #hair, #kreyol-essence-llc, #melanin-haircare-llc, #mielle-organics-llc, #momperousse-yve-car, #race-and-ethnicity, #rodriguez-monique-1983, #white-whitney-1985, #women-and-girls

Guido Palau’s Good Hair Days

The hairstyling star renowned for designer collaborations took to Instagram during the pandemic to explore his medium through a series of #HairTests, now assembled in a new book.

#hairtests-book, #books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #hair, #palau-guido, #photography, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Rolling Deep: South Korean Youth Roam the City in Hair Curlers

The young South Korean women who wear them say they are not only functional, but also a sign of shifting ideas about beauty and a reflection of the country’s generational divide.

#beauty-concept, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #seoul-south-korea, #south-korea, #women-and-girls, #youth

Thinking Hard About Their Hair

An elaborate style, made popular by young men on TikTok, has ancient roots.

#bieber-justin, #hair, #men-and-boys, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance

Can I Wear a Ponytail to Work Without Looking Like a Kid?

A teacher would prefer to not look like one of her students — or a character from “Grease.”

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #hair

She Was Losing Fistfuls of Hair. What Was Causing It?

Sudden hair loss may seem alarming, but it may be caused by a temporary stress and grow back.

#alopecia-areata, #baldness, #hair, #wigs, #women-and-girls

Losing Your Hair? You Might Blame the Great Stem Cell Escape.

By observing mice hair follicles, scientists discovered an unexpected mechanism of aging. “If I didn’t see it with my own eyes I wouldn’t believe it,” one said.

#age-chronological, #hair, #nature-aging, #northwestern-university, #research, #rui-yi, #stem-cells

Ditched the Dye During Covid? Maybe Stay Gray.

Lots of women had to confront their natural hair color when salons were closed or felt unsafe. Now many are sticking with it — and joyfully.

#beauty-concept, #beauty-salons, #dyes-and-dyestuffs, #hair, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #women-and-girls

What Happened to That Comb-Over?

Many balding men got hair transplants during the pandemic. Now they’re girding themselves for the return-to-office whispers.

#baldness, #hair, #plastic-surgery

At Top Magazines, Black Representation Remains a Work in Progress

Last summer’s racial reckoning brought calls for an industrywide overhaul in fashion. But change is slow.

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How Rollers Became 2021’s Most Unexpected Hair Tool

With the return of really big hair, a new generation is discovering rollers. Here’s how to master the look.

#hair, #nineteen-hundred-nineties, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Brigham Young Has Banned Beards for Decades. Could a New Petition Change Its Stance?

Brigham Young has banned facial hair for decades. One emeritus professor at the university is leading the charge to change that.

#beards-and-mustaches, #brigham-young-university, #colleges-and-universities, #hair, #hippies, #mormons-church-of-jesus-christ-of-latter-day-saints, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #smith-joseph-1805-44

U.K. Salon Industry Long Underserved Black Clients. It’s Vowing to Change That.

Even as many stylists see the new industry standards as significant, others worry that the change could take customers from existing Black-owned salons.

#beauty-salons, #black-people, #discrimination, #great-britain, #hair, #race-and-ethnicity

Is Nose Hair Essential to Fighting Off Colds and Other Viral Illnesses?

Expert advice on whether trimming or waxing your nose hairs might increase the risk of respiratory infections.

#allergies, #asthma, #colds, #content-type-service, #hair, #lancet-the-journal, #nose, #respiratory-diseases

Hat Etiquette:

A reader asks whether hat etiquette has changed, and for advice on avoiding hat hair.

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #hair, #hats-and-caps

Do Collagen Supplements Help Skin, Hair, Nails and Joints?

Any benefits from collagen supplements appear to be limited.

#arthritis, #diet-and-nutrition, #dietary-supplements-and-herbal-remedies, #hair, #joints-body-part, #labeling-and-labels-product, #osteoarthritis, #skin

Debbie Gibson Is Not Going to Get Stuck in the Past

The pioneering pop singer on her beauty and wellness journey.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #gibson-debbie, #hair, #shampoos-and-hair-products, #skin, #your-feed-selfcare

Think Before You Make a Big Change

If you’re feeling the itch to overhaul your hair or finally get that tattoo or nose piercing, the timing makes perfect sense. But pump the brakes before breaking out the scissors or bleach.

#content-type-service, #hair, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #tattoos

The Joy of Black Hair

At the end of the last century, advances in weaves, wigs and other innovations allowed for a new degree of autonomy — and fun.

#beauty-concept, #black-people, #hair, #houston-whitney, #lilkim, #megan-thee-stallion-rapper, #women-and-girls

How Botanical Oils Won Over the West

Though they’ve been prized since the dawn of civilization around the world, these natural elixirs have now taken on an almost religious aura for wellness types.

#beauty-concept, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #flowers-and-plants, #hair, #indigenous-people, #international-trade-and-world-market, #luxury-goods-and-services, #oils-and-fats, #skin, #trees-and-shrubs

The Brands Reimagining Natural Hair Care

Lines like Tracee Ellis Ross’s Pattern Beauty and Flawless by Gabrielle Union are offering customers more choices than ever — and helping to remake the industry at large.

#beauty-concept, #black-people, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #shampoos-and-hair-products, #shopping-and-retail

Naomi Watts on the Joys of Post-Covid Beauty

The actress, mom and co-founder of Onda Beauty talks about the skin-care products she’s excited about now and why she’s so invested in her skin.

#content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #skin, #watts-naomi

The Lesson of Tony Blair’s Long Hair

The former British prime minister appeared in a recent television interview with a whole different look. It pushed a lot of buttons.

#blair-tony, #great-britain, #hair, #politics-and-government, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #your-feed-fashion

Should I Go Gray?

A reader wonders whether it’s time to quit hair dye.

#content-type-service, #hair

Review: In ‘Crowns, Kinks and Curls,’ Getting to the Roots of Black Hair

Keli Goff’s series of vignettes feature Black women recounting how their hair affected their school lives, relationships or careers.

#ayers-stori, #baltimore-center-stage, #black-people, #goff-keli, #hair, #jones-bianca-laverne, #sal-secka-awa, #small-shayna, #the-glorious-world-of-crowns-kinks-and-curls-play, #theater, #women-and-girls

The Freedom of Natural Curls: Egypt’s Quiet Rebellion

For decades, many Egyptians have been straightening their hair to fit a conservative, Western-influenced beauty standard. Many younger Egyptians are rejecting all that.

#cairo-egypt, #egypt, #hair, #salah-mohamed-1992, #women-and-girls

Why I Started Wearing Head Wraps

Once you master the technique, every outfit becomes more interesting. Tying a wrap becomes an everyday celebration of Blackness.

#black-people, #fashion-and-apparel, #hair

In a Changing Military, the Army Eases Its Rules for Women’s Hair

The Army, which is increasingly dependent on female soldiers, has issued new regulations that allow women to wear lipstick and no longer limits their hair to a tight, disciplined bun.

#black-people, #breastfeeding, #hair, #united-states-army, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #women-and-girls

Having Won Syria’s War, al-Assad Is Mired in Economic Woes

After a decade of war, the biggest threat now to President Bashar al-Assad is an economic crisis. But at a recent meeting, he had no concrete solutions to his country’s extreme distress.

#assad-bashar-al, #bread, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #damascus-syria, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #foreign-aid, #hair, #international-trade-and-world-market, #israel, #politics-and-government, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #syria, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #world-food-program

Japanese Student Forced to Dye Her Hair Black Wins, and Loses, in Court

In a split ruling, a court in Osaka ordered the school to pay some damages for emotional distress, but it said the rule that students’ hair must be black did not violate regulations.

#dyes-and-dyestuffs, #education, #education-k-12, #hair, #japan, #osaka-japan

The Pandemic Probably Caused Your Hair Loss

Many doctors report an uptick in patients suffering from stress-related hair loss. Here’s what to do about it.

#anxiety-and-stress, #baldness, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hair, #hair-loss, #your-feed-selfcare

You’re Not Imagining It: The Pandemic Is Making Your Hair Fall Out

Many doctors report an uptick in patients suffering from stress-related hair loss. Here’s what to do about it.

#anxiety-and-stress, #baldness, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hair, #hair-loss, #your-feed-selfcare

Tessica Brown’s Hair is Finally Free of Gorilla Glue

No one could figure out how to help Tessica Brown until a Los Angeles plastic surgeon stepped in. If she could go back, she said, she would just have worn a hat.

#adhesives, #hair, #instagram-inc, #michael-obeng, #social-media, #st-bernard-parish-la, #tessica-brown, #tiktok-bytedance

Missing Haircuts and More This Lunar New Year

The pandemic has changed so many of the practices that began as a way to relieve the darkness of winter.

#chinese-americans, #hair, #lunar-new-year, #new-year, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif

Gorilla Glue as Hair Spray? ‘Bad, Bad, Bad Idea’

After more than 15 washes, various treatments and a trip to the emergency room, Tessica Brown’s hair still won’t budge. A TikTok explaining her dilemma has drawn a huge following and advice.

#accidents-and-safety, #adhesives, #gorilla-glue, #hair, #social-media, #tessica-brown, #tiktok-bytedance, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

Why Amanda Gorman’s Headband Joins Others in Fashion History

The accessory has morphed from a preppy status symbol to an empowering exclamation point, its purpose less controlling now than crowning.

#accessories-apparel, #gorman-amanda, #hair, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Norma Kamali’s Skin Care and Aging Secrets

“I just don’t feel gray,” the fashion designer said. “I feel this”

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #face, #hair, #kamali-norma, #skin

Can You Wear Floral on Your Buzz Cut?

The intricate art of hair tattooing reimagines the buzz cut as a blank canvas.

#beauty-salons, #content-type-service, #dyes-and-dyestuffs, #hair, #los-angeles-calif, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Ron Levin, Sought-After New York Hair Colorist, Dies at 81

The self-described “most fabulous colorist in the world,” he tended to rich and famous clients like Anne Hearst, Nancy Sinatra, Farrah Fawcett — and Marilyn Monroe.

#beauty-salons, #deaths-obituaries, #dyes-and-dyestuffs, #hair, #hair-colorist, #levin-ron-1939-2020, #monroe-marilyn, #pierre-michel-salon-manhattan-ny

The Home Office That Turned Into a Salon and Spa: 2020’s Beauty Products

The year home became not just an office, but a salon and spa.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #nails-body-part, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #skin, #two-thousand-twenty

Giuliani Got a Bad Batch of ‘Just for Henchmen’ Hair Dye, Colbert Says

“Remind me, is it a good sign when your lawyer starts melting?” Stephen Colbert joked after Rudy Giuliani appeared to sweat hair dye during a news conference.

#colbert-stephen, #dyes-and-dyestuffs, #fallon-jimmy, #giuliani-rudolph-w, #hair, #jimmy-kimmel-live-tv-program, #kimmel-jimmy, #late-night-with-seth-meyers-tv-program, #late-show-with-stephen-colbert-tv-program, #meyers-seth, #noah-trevor-1984, #the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-tv-program, #the-tonight-show-tv-program

Whatever It Is, It’s Probably Not Hair Dye

Hairdressers weigh in on Rudy Giuliani’s drip problem.

#dyes-and-dyestuffs, #giuliani-rudolph-w, #hair

UPS to Allow Natural Black Hairstyles and Facial Hair

The policy change comes amid a growing national movement to ban racial discrimination based on people’s natural hairstyle.

#beards-and-mustaches, #black-people, #discrimination, #hair, #international-brotherhood-of-teamsters, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-parcel-service-inc, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Black Women’s Hair and Horror Movies: What Could Go Wrong?

An evil weave turns a shy character into a serial killer in “Bad Hair,” but the film doesn’t understand that styling locks can be a source of intimacy and communal pride.

#bad-hair-movie, #black-people, #chez-jolie-coiffure-movie, #good-hair-movie, #hair, #hair-wolf-movie, #le-bleu-blanc-rouge-de-mes-cheveux-movie, #liberty-movie, #movies, #nappily-ever-after-movie, #women-and-girls

Ashley Graham Talks Breastfeeding, Postpartum Hair Loss and Her Best Beauty Hack

How the supermodel is adjusting to a new normal beauty routine.

#breastfeeding, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #graham-ashley-1987, #hair, #skin, #weight

Astor Place Cut Hair for Warhol and De Niro, but Won’t Survive the Pandemic

Astor Place Hairstylists has been a beacon of cool for decades, but the virus devastated its business.

#astor-place-manhattan-ny, #astor-place-hairstylists, #barbers-and-barbering, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #de-blasio-bill, #hair, #shutdowns-institutional, #small-business

The F.D.A. Wanted to Ban Some Hair Straighteners. It Never Happened.

In 2016, agency scientists deemed hair straighteners containing formaldehyde to be unsafe, according to newly obtained emails.

#beauty-salons, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #environmental-working-group, #food-and-drug-administration, #formaldehyde, #freedom-of-information-act, #hair, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science