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

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

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    The best afro hair salons in the UK

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

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Hair

“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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Hair

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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Hair

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

We’re often told about the perils of using specific ingredients on afro-textured hair, but what about the ones that keep coils healthy?

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Hair

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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Hair

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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Long Reads

“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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Leah Sinclair
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Hair

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

There’s a reason why hair is such an integral part of Black history and heritage.

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

One writer reflects on a relationship build through hair.

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Giselle La Pompe-Moore
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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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Hanna Ibraheem
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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.

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

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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Jessica Rapana
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People

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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Gabrielle Union was told her hair was “too black”. When will this racism end?

The star is alleged to have faced racist comments before being fired for her role as judge on America’s Got Talent.

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Natural hair movement: meet the woman closing the gap in haircare

Joycelyn Mate is the co-founder of the natural haircare brand Afrocenchix

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Hannah Keegan
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