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“Sesame Street” Schools Black Girls On The Beauty Of Their Hair

“Sesame Street” has aired a new song, “I Love My Hair,” aimed at young black girls to teach them to value and love their natural hair. The character dances and sings in every little girl hairstyle imaginable, from a small Afro to ponytails to cornrows to twists. This is an important lesson for black girls to learn because even if they come from a household where natural hair is celebrated, like I did, they will no doubt get the “lesson” from the outside world that straight and silky is better. Keep reading »

If You Love Your Hair And You Know It, Sing Along

Sesame Street reminds us to add one to our list of affirmations: “I love my hair!” Check out this adorable song about just how awesome your hair (well, African-American hair to be specific) can be. We’ll be playing this to set all our bad hair days right. [YouTube]
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Style By Jury: What Do You Think Of Ashlee Simpson’s New Cropped Platinum ‘Do?

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How To Style A Bouffant With Short Hair

Mad Men” has made me obsessed with the vintage bouffant hairstyle. While it looks like you need a lot of hair to achieve the super huge look, it’s actually not so much about the length of your hair as it is the volume, and how to create it. If you have chin-length hair like I do, and want to get the ’60s-inspired style, check out my DIY instructions after the jump! Keep reading »

Ashley Tisdale Prefers Being Brunette

“Savannah has like a Southern flair. She comes from a wealthy family. She is always in little floral outfits. [As for my hair], I went dark a year ago for my music. I am naturally brunette. I went blonde for Disney, so I wanted to go back. I went back to blonde for something else and, actually, for this they were like, ‘Somebody has to go brunette.’ I said, ‘I will. Please!’ I love being brunette. It is so much easier. … I wigged it [for 'Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure].’”

Ashley Tisdale talks about the hair switcheroo she did to play Savannah Monroe, the sheltered team captain on “Hellcats.” So glad to hear she agrees that being brunette is awesome. [ET Online] Keep reading »

Will Going Blond Turn Nicole Richie Into A Ditz (Again)?

Last December, Nicole Richie played into the dumb blond stereotype by saying she felt smarter as a brunette. So now that she’s gone back to having blond hair, has her brain cell tally gone down? [NYC, 9/29/10] Keep reading »

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