Curly Hair

Guide

The Beginner's Guide To Textured Haircare

It's all about moisture, moisture, moisture, moisture, moistureRead more >

The Top Shelf

Stefani Robinson, Writer, Atlanta

"Having braces is not like having a bad haircut. You can’t fix it with bobby pins or wear a hat. These are on, and you can’t do anything to hide it. Once I got that into my head, I was like, fuck it. I’ve got braces. This is cool."Read more >

The Technique

The Three Steps Your Blow-Dry Is Missing

When you can't get to the blow-out bar, but still want super smooth rootsRead more >

The Review

The Best Drugstore Hair Masks

Mane hydration for the fiscally challengedRead more >

The Face

Rosh Mahtani, Founder, Alighieri Jewelry

"Why can’t we just admit that we're all still a bit of a mess? We're all figuring it out—that’s beautiful in and of itself."Read more >

Top Shelf After Dark

Irina Lakicevic, Dentist

Because lipstick doesn't really translate under a surgical mask—all the better reason to go all out for after hoursRead more >

The Technique

How To Style Curly Hair With Very Little Effort

You asked, we answered (and we brought some friends to help)Read more >

#ITGTopShelfie

The Beauty Expert Chasing Effortless, Natural Makeup

The founder of Harlem's Vivrant Beauty on the clean red lipstick she always reaches for, the pregnancy-safe skincare she swears by, and moreRead more >

The Top Shelf

Ebonee Davis, Model & Activist

On how being true yourself can be a deeply political actRead more >

Guide

No More Hair Breakage

At least not after reading thisRead more >

The Face

Anya, Musician

On the products that maintain her curl and the lipstick that makes her feel like RihannaRead more >

The Review

The Best Shampoos For Curly Hair

Inspired by Frederikke Sofie and Tom's 6-year-old nephewRead more >

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 >

The Top Shelf

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 >

#ITGTopShelfie

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 >

The Top Shelf

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 >

The Top Shelf

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 >

The Top Shelf

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 >

The Top Shelf

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 >