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

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    How to work out the porosity of your hair

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

Latest Stories

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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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Hanna Ibraheem
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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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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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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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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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Soraya Bouazzaoui
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Life

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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“Canerows on the catwalk are a cop-out – why fashion needs to stop repeating the same hairstyles

'Diversity' needs to do better.

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Beauty

This is the new chapter of the black hair industry, and it’s pretty powerful

This could change the beauty landscape forever

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Elena Chabo
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Life

California’s Crown Act proves natural hair discrimination has no place in 2019

The new legislation explicitly bars discrimination against Black hairstyles.

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Christobel Hastings
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Beauty

Serena Williams braiding her daughter’s hair is so much more than just “really cute”

Williams told the history of braiding and bonding.

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Hollie Richardson
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Beauty

It’s 2019, why are hair salons refusing to cater for Afro hair?

We asked Freddie Harrel to investigate, and the results were shocking

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Stylist Team
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Beauty

5 things only women with Afro hair will understand

Freddie Harrel, founder of Big Hair No Care, shares all of her fro frustrations

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Stylist Team
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People

Natural hair movement: the afro hair revolution that’s finally taking root

Don't Touch My Hair author Emma Dabiri explores the growth of the natural hair movement

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Lupita Nyong’o was adamant her character in ‘Us’ had natural hair

Her hairstylist details how they decided on the looks they wanted to create

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Life

This city has become the first to ban discrimination based on Afro hair

Grooming policies that ban twists, braids, cornrows and Afros are now against the law

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Sarah Shaffi
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