natural hair

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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 Face

Leomie Anderson, Model

"When it comes to you hair nobody knows it better than you and your mum. Do what matters to you and what makes you comfortable. Because at the end of the day, your hair is yours."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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Corinne Bailey Rae, Singer

"I was clueless about makeup when I started into music, but I know what I like and what I don't like. I like wearing bright color and particular shapes, and I feel like it's almost part of the performance of music. It's nice to explore... I'm embracing it."Read more >

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Tanika Rottura, Executive Assistant, Morgan Stanley

On embracing your natural hair, layering your body lotions, and sleeping like a babyRead more >

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Crystal Noreiga, Model

"If I wasn't a model, my hair would probably be blue or something. And I'd have more piercings. I like stuff like that."Read 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 >