Black hair

Shea Moisture Apologizes and Pulls #AllHairMatters Ad After Social Media Backlash

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“Wow, okay – so guys, listen, we really f-ed this one up” — Shea Moisture Shea Moisture is doing major damage control after fighting backlash on social media about their ‘Hair Hate’ #allhairmatters ad. The brand which was started to cater to black hair and...

Joan Smalls Says She Can’t Land Hair Campaigns As An Afro Latina Model

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Joan Smalls is one of the industry’s top earners ($4.5 million this year), landing on Forbes’ highest paid models list. But although she walks plenty more runways than most of the other models on the roster, her earnings can be attributed in large part to...

ELLE Canada Pays Tribute To Black Hair With ‘Natural Anthem’ Issue

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ELLE’s September issue, the highly anticipated annual bible of beauty and fashion, features black models in a tribute to black hair. The “Natural Anthem” beauty shoot showcases six women of color rocking a collection of natural styles including afro puffs, sculpted baby hair and braids....

Internet Trolls Norway Blogger For Calling Bantu Knots ‘Big Heatless Curls’

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Norway-based beauty blogger Gilan Sharafani caught major flack for her latest “Big Heatless Curls” hair tutorial. While the style is actually referred to as bantu knots — often worn by black women with natural hair and often used as a means to achieve heatless curls...

Watch These Ridiculously Beautiful Black Folks Showcase 100 Years of Beauty

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It’s no secret, Black people are FLY. We create, we set trends, and we often inform the wider public about what’s cool. From jazz to hip hop to rise of Black Twitter, we’ve been doing the damn thing since for-ev-er. But while Black has always been beautiful,...

Taylor Swift Couldn’t Stop ‘Petting’ The Weeknd’s Hair, But He Was Totally Cool WIth It

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More evidence that Taylor Swift is the (n)Ice Queen of the music biz comes from Toronto’s own, The Weeknd. During an interview with Rolling Stone, Abel Tesfaye said when he first met the pop star she couldn’t stop “petting” his freeform locs…for fifteen minutes. She was...