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How To Wash Textured Hair

The once-weekly tips to make you dread your routine lessRead more >

The Professional

Jawara Wauchope, Hair Artist

How being his sister's childhood hairstylist won him a career with fashion's biggest namesRead more >

Hair Ideas

4 Things You Can Do For Your Edges Right Now

The best ways to grow 'em back, style 'em up, and not break 'em in the processRead more >


The Beginner's Guide To Fine Haircare

So you can stop wondering which products will work bestRead more >

The Top Shelf

Doreen St. Felix, Writer

"Beauty should be handled seriously, and it should be historicized...the first Black female millionaire owned a beauty brand! It still exists today—I went to Sephora a couple days ago and saw it."Read more >


The La Mer Obsessee Who Happens To Work At La Mer

And who is patiently waiting for Pat McGrath to agree to adopt herRead more >

Top Shelf After Dark

DeJ Loaf, Musician

Come for chill vibes, stay for the great reviews of Fenty BeautyRead more >

Word of Mouth

The Braids & Twists Roundtable

All the pros, cons, and edge control worth knowing when it comes to protective stylesRead more >

The Top Shelf

Kim Johnson, Community Manager, Glossier

On everything—literally everything—from curly hair maintenance to her mini-contour to what happened when she tried to take her acrylics off in the office...Read more >


The Beginner's Guide To Textured Haircare

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


The Tourism Agent With The Essential Curly Hair Routine

"Sometimes I have pimples, I have skin marks, I'm not my ideal weight, I can be lazy and not wear any makeup... That's who I am and that's ok."Read more >

The Top Shelf

Recho Omondi, Designer, Omondi

On how mixing your skincare will give you peak complexion, and why she always buys makeup in bulkRead more >


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 >

The Top Shelf

Marjon Carlos, Senior Fashion Writer,

"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 >


Cecilia Gorgon, Student

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