Tag: Hair

‘Hair’ Gets Cut From NBC’s Live Musical Lineup So They Can Focus On More Famous, Family-Friendly Shows

Getty Image It always sounded too good to be true: A live musical take on a show partly known for its nudity airing on NBC. And yet we came awfully close to Hair, the counterculture’s finest Broadway sensation, joining the likes of The Sound of Music, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar, and last month’s Rent. Alas, […]

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The Blackout: It’s Black History Month and I’m Blacking Out My Beauty Routine

A sampling of my current unused black-owned beauty stash (clockwise from top left): Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Foundation; Danessa Myricks Color Fix; Girl & Hair Refresh Hydrating Milk; Scotch Porter Body Scrub; Alaffia Creme Hair Mask; Danessa Myricks Cream Pigment Palette; Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Concealer and Flyliner; Danessa Myricks Color Fix; Fenty Beauty Killawatt […]

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A Black Wrestler Had to Cut His Dreadlocks After a White Referee’s Ruling

A black high school wrestler with dreadlocks was forced to make a choice: cut his hair or forfeit his match. He was told by a referee that his hair and the hair cover he was wearing violated wrestling rules during a competition on Thursday in southern New Jersey. Andrew Johnson wanted to compete. So he […]

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Corner Office: Tristan Walker on the Roman Empire and Selling a Start-Up to Procter & Gamble

Tristan Walker founded Walker & Company, a maker of health and beauty products for people of color, in 2013. On Wednesday, the company was acquired by Procter & Gamble for an undisclosed sum. The deal represents a successful exit for Mr. Walker and his investors. It also signals an effort by Procter & Gamble, the […]

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Lens: The Photos That Lifted Up the Black Is Beautiful Movement

The intersection of West 125th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem was, for decades, a center of black nationalism. Street orators — that’s what they were called — climbed onto stepladders and made impassioned calls for African liberation. When Kwame Brathwaite and his brother Elombe Brath were teenagers in the 1950s, they would walk there […]

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Skin Deep: Diane Lane Doesn’t Use the ‘A’ Word

Diane Lane has been acting since she was a teenager, first in films like “A Little Romance” and “The Outsiders,” and later in ones like “Unfaithful” and “Under the Tuscan Sun.” This fall, you can see her in the final season of “House of Cards” and in the debut season of “The Romanoffs.” With all […]

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The Many Ways Well-Intentioned White People Are Still Low-Key Racist

Navigating between different social circles can be hard, especially when they’re made up of folks from different cultural or ethnic backgrounds. And even more so when you’re the only person of color in a room and the white woman you’ve heard greet everyone before you with a pleasant and simple “Hi” or “Hello” drops a […]

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Sofia Richie Steps Out and Shows Off Her Toned Abs, Lighter Hair Color in L.A.

X17online.com Sofia Richie has been a girl on-the-go lately, hitting up a ton of shows and parties during New York Fashion Week, but as soon as she touched down back on the west coast, she headed straight to the hair salon. The 20-year-old was spotted leaving the salon with a lighter, blonder color and she debuted […]

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Skin Deep: Aurora James Wants You to Think About How You Take Care of Yourself

Aurora James, the founder and creative director of Brother Vellies, a sustainable clothing and accessories line, puts a lot of thought into not just her fashion choices, but also her daily beauty regimen. In fact, she has a few issues she’d like to address, including how the hair industry doesn’t serve the needs of women […]

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Sunday Routine: How Edward Tricomi, Master Stylist, Spends His Sundays

Edward Tricomi, 66, has styled the tresses of Saudi Arabian royals, Mick Jagger and Scarlett Johansson. The co-owner of Warren Tricomi, a small chain of salons, Mr. Tricomi lives in Midtown West with his wife, Deborah Tricomi, 63, an assistant principal at a public school in the South Bronx, their son Luke, 27, who works […]

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