Curly Hair

The Top Shelf

Marjon Carlos, Senior Fashion Writer, Vogue.com

"My main focus in beauty has always been my hair. It’s where I put in the time, I put in the money, I put in the research…let’s start at the beginning."Read more >

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Solange Franklin, Stylist

"I don't sleep with a silk scarf on, or anything. I don't like silk pillowcases either! I like my hair in its natural state, and I’m not afraid of frizz—it’s a pejorative [word]. It's me."Read more >

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Cecilia Gorgon, Student

On the trick to caring for curls and the skincare routine for people who like to sleep in lateRead more >

The Technique

Every Way You Can Blowdry Your Hair

One dryer, two attachments, endless possibilites Read more >

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Alyse Archer-Coité, Director of Culture & Programing, A/D/O

On how to DIY a true nude lipstick with spare concealer—plus a primer on cutting your hair at homeRead more >

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Yvonne Koné, Accessories Designer

"I remember when there weren't so many women of color to look up to [in pop culture] either. Then Neneh Cherry came, the singer, and it was such a relief... Now you have Beyoncé, and she's the most beautiful woman in the world."Read more >

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Audrey Gelman, Co-Founder & CEO, The Wing

"I know that when I’m taking care of myself and engaging in self care, even if it’s just making sure to shower consistently, it actually has a real impact on my mood. That’s mainly the reason why I do it."Read more >

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Ashley Weatherford, Associate Beauty Editor, The Cut

Winning the award for Top Shelf routine with the most topical acid recommendations everRead more >

Top Shelf After Dark

Cora Emmanuel, Model

Lip balm + black shadow + Tom Ford heels = one hell of a going out routineRead more >

The Face

Jordan Rebello, Vintage Buyer

"Being American Indian is so cool. We originated here! People still forget about us, but it's getting better. I'm trying to do my part."Read more >

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Phoebe Collings-James, Artist

"I don't think beauty is just the sum of parts. You never think, does Anjelica Huston have a great butt? You think about her as a whole woman."Read more >

The Technique

Frizz Is In!

A lesson in humidity-friendly styling from Jimmy PaulRead more >

The Face

Marie Sophie Lockhart, Designer, Lockhart Embroidery

Drake's favorite embroiderer on embracing curly hair, the best mascara for short eyelashes, and the quintessential French girl skincare routineRead more >

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Diana del Río, Product Stylist

On why a functional, work-friendly beauty routine doesn't have to be low maintenanceRead more >

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Jhené Aiko, Singer

"Having to take pictures reminds you how important it is to be consistent about skincare. You’ve been going to sleep with makeup on all week and now you expect to put on a mask and the next day you’re going to look flawless? Like, no."Read more >

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Maude Apatow, Actress

File under: cool teens who are also funny and unafraid of a good lipstickRead more >

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Gia Salvaggio, Student

The fledgling photographer would rather sleep in than apply makeup—which is why her skincare is always on pointRead more >

Top Shelf After Dark

Nahana Schelling, Creative Technologist

"I got into makeup because when it's dark out, you need more color to make your face pop. But I really only wear it at night because it is dark so if you mess up, no one can see it!"Read more >

The Face

Sunny Shokrae, Photographer

"A few years ago, I realized I should probably grow everything back and have a full unibrow and be really chic about it. But reality hit and it's not growing back all the way. I want to rock it so hard!"Read more >

Hair Ideas

Anna Speckhart's Hot Roller How-To

If bigger hair gets you closer to heaven, the model is a certified angel at this pointRead more >

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Judy Greer, Actress

"I’m in eyebrow rehab right now with Kristie Streicher. She’s trying to help me grow in my eyebrows. I am a victim of the '90s."Read more >

The Face

Jess Glynne, Singer

Natural curls, natural color, and natural freckles are the name of the game hereRead more >

Open Thread

How Do You Feel About Your Hair?

Twins and entrepreneurs Carlissa and Laken King write about their relationship with their natural hair and why it's OK to style it however you like, whenever you likeRead more >

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Bethany Bankston, Stylist

Dispelling the myth that oily skin doesn't need moisturizer and that only expensive conditioners work on coarse hairRead more >

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Cipriana & TK Quann, Urban Bush Babes

The sisters behind the fashion and lifestyle site speak candidly on the correlation between hair and confidence, their simplified beauty routines, and drugstore lipstick to buy by the handfuls Read more >

Hair Ideas

If It's Good Enough For Didier...

Split ends, tangles, and a The Rolls-Royce of curling ironsRead more >

Hair Ideas

Curly Hair Is Like Denim

And other things you should know when you want to blow it outRead more >

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Aurora James, Creative Director, Brother Vellies

On straight vs. curly hair, having to worry about makeup melting off in the African sun, and finally finding the perfect red nail polish for her skin toneRead more >

Hair Ideas

A Beginner's Guide To Texturizing Products

Just when you thought you didn't need anything else sprayed at your roots and ends, here are six product categories that live under that amorphous umbrella we call texture—and how, when, and why to use themRead more >