Want to Be a Hairstylist But Can’t Afford Cosmetology School? This Apprenticeship Program Can Help

Thomas adds that the chance to get to work at Natural ‘Do, a hair salon owned by Valonne Smith that caters to Black women and others with textured hair, crucially allows her to make money while she trains. “The apprentice program costs $2,400 [these fees go to the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology], which means … Read more

Therapy Helped Gabrielle Union Repair Her Relationship With Her Hair — Interview

As inconsequential as it might seem to some people, hair can be a central part of your identity — to the point that a haircut, whether a subtle trim or something more drastic, can change not only how your hair looks but also how you feel about yourself. While a new cut is exciting for … Read more

Where to Get Loc Extensions at a Salon Near You

Specialty: Loc extensions, starter locs, and loc maintenance. IG: @christianfields_legacyinc Christian Fields Natural Hair Academy has a talented, trained staff of locticians that can help you get your best-looking hair yet. This is a go-to place for many Chicagoans with locs and offers services like color, loc styling, and regular maintenance. Louisiana Location: Baton Rouge … Read more

10 South and Southeast Asian Women With Curly Hair Share Their Hair-Care Routines

My hair routine changes depending on where I am in the world, but there are a few rules I always abide by. I wash my hair twice a week with shampoo and conditioner; currently, I’m using Moroccanoil. My hair is naturally wavy, and I find that it’s better not to wash it too often to … Read more