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8 historic Black hair moments to remember, from the 1700s to the present day

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    Why we need to rethink the language around afro hair

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    “How my afro hair journey has brought me closer and closer to my mum”

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    The best ingredients for afro-textured hair, according to the experts

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All UK hairdressers now have to be trained in Afro-textured hair – but will it make a difference?

One writer explores her own experience in salons and what this new practice means for Black women.

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Banseka Kayembe
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Knowing your hair porosity is the key to keeping it moisturised. Here’s how to work it out

Plus, how to care for it.

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Florie Mwanza
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8 ways to protect your hair and prevent breakage while you sleep

A hair expert explains easy steps you can take.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Beauty

The best afro hair salons in the UK

Whether you want box braids, cornrows, a weave or to nourish natural hair.

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Imani Cottrell
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“Discovering my Sephardic Jewish roots made me fall in love with my hair”

After discovering her ancestry at the age of 21, Hannah Van-de-Peer finally realised her hair is her crowning glory.

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“This new hair advice service has completely changed the way I treat my natural hair”

Introducing Carra.

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Nateisha Scott
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Pretty Damn Good: the styling wax this beauty entrepreneur relies on to keep her edges laid

The formula stays in place all day.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Beauty

How to care for afro and curly hair when you can’t get to the salon

We asked the experts.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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This new initiative is working towards ending hair discrimination

Did you know that 65% of Black British people have experienced hair discrimination?

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Hanna Ibraheem
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The UK has its first Black hair code to end discrimination in schools and workplaces

The Halo Code champions all Afro hairstyles.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Turns out protein could be damaging your hair

Protein can be a godsend for damaged hair but overuse could be damaging it even further.

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Keeks Reid
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Leah Sinclair
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“Why ‘the Brandy’ was the most significant hairstyle of the 90s”

“Her signature braids stood boldy in a sea of whiteness, at a time when ‘the Rachel’ was all the rage”

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Beauty

Easy hairstyles Black women can do at home

Lockdown showed us the importance of knowing how to care for your hair without access to a salon.

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Vivienne Dovi
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Beauty

Today is National Crown Day in the US. Here’s why it’s important

It marks the one-year anniversary of the signing of the CROWN Act.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Beauty

These simple tips will help refresh your braids

And make them last longer.

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Ataowaji Victor
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Beauty

Here’s why you might not be able to get a blow dry when salons reopen

It’s all to do with hairdryers and air flow.

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Lucy Partington
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Beauty

What it‘s like to lose your hair to alopecia

Gina Atinuke Knight lost her hair due to post-traumatic stress.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Life

Oscars 2020: true story behind this award-winning short film celebrating natural hair

You need to watch Hair Love, a true celebration of afro hair and black fathers.

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Elena Chabo
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People are comparing this congresswoman to a bald male cartoon character and it is absolutely not OK

Ayanna Pressley is trying to make peace with her alopecia diagnosis, so why are some people making it harder?

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Gabrielle Union urges women to call out workplace discrimination in powerful post

As questions continue over her firing from America's Got Talent, the actor says it’s important to speak out.

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Anna Brech
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