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I Stopped Coloring My Hair After 20 Years—And I Wish I’d Done It Sooner

Thinking of ditching the dye and embracing your gray hair? Find out why one woman wishes she’d taken the plunge sooner.

I Tried the Dyson Airwrap and I’m Never Paying for a Blowout Again

Years after its initial release, this all-in-one hair tool still sells out. Is it worth the hype? Or the investment?


10 Easy Ponytail Hairstyles for the Perfect Updo

It's updo season! Level up your ponytail with these classic looks.


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20 Hairstyle Mistakes That Age Your Face

Aging can be a beautiful fact of life—but there's no need to rush it. Slow things down by choosing the...


The Root of Society’s Obsession with Controlling Black Hair

From the Tignon laws and Madame C.J. Walker to the CROWN Act of 2020, let's look back to build a...

Why I Refuse to Straighten My Natural Black Hair

I've never chemically straightened my hair. Here's why.


7 Easy, Travel-Friendly Hairstyles You Can Create in Minutes

Here are easy hairstyles—and step-by-step instructions—that are perfect for hot weather, travel, or even everyday. Whether you want braids, a...

14 New Laws That Could Affect You in 2020

From outlawing hairstyle discrimination to making a cyclist's life easier, these are the new laws across the land that could...


13 Hairstyle Mistakes That Age You the Most

From taking vitamins religiously to avoiding tans, you've done everything in your power to dodge the effects of aging. Why...


Macaron Buns: The French Girl Hair Trend Everyone’s Talking About

This low-key version of the space bun is the top-trending hairstyle in France and here's exactly how to get the...


10 Surprising Reasons Why Your Hair Is So Greasy

We talked to hairstylists to find out the unexpected causes of unusually high sebum production—here's everything you need to know...

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Mastering the Waterfall Braid

Dressed up or dressed down, this timeless hairstyle is a quick and easy go-to for any occasion, from beach days...


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8 Things that Can Happen When You Cut Your Hair Short

Even if you've cherished your long locks for years, one writer's life-changing pixie cut could inspire you to make a...


8 Make-Your-Life-Easier Beauty Tools You Need to Own

We're not saying these beauty tools will give you supermodel looks, but don't be surprised if you start snapping more...


15 Hairstyle Terms to Know Before Your Next Salon Visit

Even if you bring a photo of your dream 'do, knowing this hair lingo will help you score the exact...


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13 Things Your Hairstyle Could Reveal About Your Personality

First impressions are important. Here are some clues your hairstyle could provide.

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How to Keep Your Hairstyle Looking Fresh

Prolong a Blow Dry Jim Clinton a “Today Show” stylist, who also works at the Vartali salon in New York


The Best Way to Part Your Hair for Your Face Shape

Forget complicated makeup contouring. Instead, make your cheekbones look higher and your jawline seem softer by parting your hair in...