Black women in television news are wearing their natural hair as conversations around representation heighten.
The girl said that a “little boy bit her braid” and then ripped it off hear head. But, the daycare provider denied that this happened.
"The freedom to wear my hair in a style that is a part of my culture and a skill handed down to me from my mother gives me a stronger sense of self-esteem, self-worth, and confidence as a person and as a woman," says television news reporter AJ Walker.
"Your hair doesn’t define you; your conduct, your character, your work ethic, that’s what defines you."
The actress and husband Ryan Reynolds fended off breakup rumors by going glam for the premiere of "A Quiet Place" on Monday night.
Brittany Anderson of Phoenix, Ariz., pulled her 12-year-old son out of his school after administrators said his braids were in violation of the grooming and dress-code policy. "My voice will be heard and I will not stop here," she said.
Kim Kardashian is playing in the arena of cultural appropriation once again thanks to her latest "Bo Derek"-inspired braided hairstyle.
A single father who wants to "do better" for his daughter has launched an Instagram account showcasing his hairstyling skills.
This has been an eventful year so far for Allison Williams. Although HBO's Girls, the show that introduced Williams to the world as Marnie Michaels, will be coming to an end, it doesn't look like the actress is slowing down anytime soon. The 28-year-old Williams made her feature-film debut in the highly successful comedy-horror flick Get Out. Let's also not forget that she recently underwent a major hair change, dyeing her brunette hair blond. At a recent screening for Get Out, Williams's hair was styled in an edgy version of the classic French braid, which incorporated twists and a pompadour that played up her bold hair color. Want to copy this cool-girl French braid? Watch the video above to follow Stunning Braids author and hairstylist Monaè Everett's simple steps to re-create this fun hairstyle. Step-by-step instructions 1. Using a rat-tail comb, part and clip away front piece of hair from the face. 2. Separate hair into three sections in the back for the braids and twists. 3. Apply an anti-frizz product such as Redken Outshine 01 Anti-Frizz Polishing Milk to the center section of hair, then create a French braid and secure end with clear elastic. 4. Smooth left and right sides of hair with a boar-bristle brush and twist back. Secure ends with an elastic, leaving some hair out. 5. Twist and tuck the ends of twists at the nape of the neck and secure with bobby pins. 6. Use a 1-inch curling iron to curl front piece of hair to create volume. 7. Set curl with a blast of hairspray (Everett used Oribe Superfine Hair Spray). 8. Take the curled section and pin it back into a mini pompadour to complete the hairstyle. Read more from Yahoo Style + Beauty: • Emma Watson's Elegant and Easy Updo Is Prom-Perfect • You'll Want to Recreate Lilly Singh's Metallic Bronze Eyes for Your Next Night Out • How to Get Perfectly Matte Wine Lips Just Like Ruby Rose Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyle and @YahooBeauty.
Women of the Boundless Across Borders organization got their hair braided during a binational protest called Braiding Borders on Jan. 20. The vibe was joy to be together and to say it all louder than words could ever say it,” Xochitl R. Nicholson, a co-organizer of the Boundless Across Borders demonstration, Braiding Borders, tells Yahoo Beauty. The action, held on the border bridge connecting El Paso, Tex., and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, drew 52 women who stood back-to-back in pairs, having their hair interwoven into a single braid behind them (those with short hair tied scarves as connectors instead).
Viral stories about dads and their daughters’ braids are typically heartwarming — like the one about Michael Worthington and the precious styling sessions with his 4-year-old, or of Kordale Lewis and Kaleb Anthony, whose videos of them lovingly undertaking their kids’ hair and other morning rituals landed them a spot in a Nikon campaign. Harris, a Delaware-based barber, posted screenshots of his back-and-forth texts with the unidentified mother on Facebook on Dec. 4. Seemingly knowing what the problem was, Harris answered, “Is that seriously your response?
Chenise Benson, 13, was sent home from school in England for wearing waist-length box braids. Her dad sees a double standard; others see cultural appropriation.
According to AYSO, plastic beads are considered “jewelry” for the hair. 9-year-old American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) soccer player Aubrey Zvovushe-Ramos was all set to compete alongside her Sapphires teammates in Monroe, Connecticut.
Cases of natural-hair discrimination just keep coming. The latest is from Savion J. Wright, who told about his unsettling job-interview experience on Facebook.
Kim Kardashian’s luscious mane is almost as famous as her booty, but on her glam squad's day off Monday, her locks were looking sparse. What's she doing wrong?
Be it for a wedding or a dinner out, updos look sophisticated and chic. They can, however, be time consuming and complicated and so today I wanted to share a quick and easy braided updo. This takes about five to ten minutes and will take you from casual to classy in no time at all…Step One
Summer isn't always the kindest to women like myself with natural hair. Curls, coils, and kinks take a brutal beating from UV rays, chlorinated water, and high humidity. While regular deep-conditioning treatments, apple cider vinegar rinses, and trims are essential to maintaining healthy natural hair, you can’t go wrong by also having a ’do (or two) that will carry you through the hot-weather months. Whether it’s a long-lasting protective style like box braids or Marley twists or a quick-and-easy look like French braids and a hi-top fade, get inspired to combat summertime hair struggles with these natural hair ideas. Let’s keep in touch! Follow Yahoo Beauty on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
Ever seem like your hair’s stuck at the same length? It’s a common problem amongst women, especially those with afro hair. Although our hair may grow easily, it’s can break easily too if not careful, which makes it harder to retain the length. Achieving longer lengths is possible but it can take a little more care and perseverance. Follow these steps to minimize breakage and get longer hair.