Are You Still Side-Eyeing The 'Man Weave' Craze? Here's Some Insight On The Trend That Has The Internet Shook
Mastering the fauxhawk sounds easy (Step 1. Undo your twist-out. Step 2. Brush the sides of your hair up in three sections. Step 3. Secure with bobby pins), but the reality is, most of us are making a ton of styling mistakes that are also damaging our hair. And while we don’t like to point fingers, if you’re finding your fauxhawk is looking a tad crazy, you’ll want to check out these top missteps STAT.
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There's no better time than Black History Month to celebrate the hairstyles and products that helped shape our perceptions of beauty. Today, we're looking back at the rich history of our favorite beauty staple: hair grease! Press play as Maria Antoinette, licensed cosmetologist and Global Stylist for Cantu, details its evolution.
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Cold showers are said to boost metabolism and even deliver beauty perks. But are the benefits for real? We asked doctors to weigh in.
Extensions are an easy way to keep your hair protected for weeks on end while creating fun and versatility in your routine. The drawback, like most protective styling, comes with the constant tugging of the hair, particularly at your edges! The softer hairs nearest your forehead are susceptible to a lot of strain and damage when braiding and depending on the stylist, hair type or length of time worn, can really destroy the naturally thin area. Routine cleansing, deep conditioning, and even taking hair supplements are some best practices for keeping your hair full and healthy, but when sporting extensions, taking extra care of your edges becomes a lot more important. Check out these best practices while rocking your favorite weave and ensure your edges are laid and more importantly, healthy!
Whether it’s natural, relaxed, or weaved, black hair always makes a statement. The key to having a flawless mane is by using the best products and styling tips, but also by making sure you consult an expert on the best regimen for your hair. Here, we’ve found some of the best experts behind healthy and strong black stresses that you can reference for your own locks.
We cringe at the thought of anyone calling textured hair "difficult" or "bad." Despite the constant onslaught of curls and coils being policed pretty much everywhere, it's important that we continue to embrace our natural locks; for ourselves and others who may struggle with appreciating their mane, too. If our hair journey has taught us anything, it's that black hair is incredibly diverse; even the curl patterns that exist under just one hair type. For those who place themselves in the type 4 category, these beautiful black women are a reminder of just how glorious our coils truly are.