Hair News:

Obituary: Joan Johnson, the leader of a black hair care revolution
… to help members of the black community look after their hair. But the real root… of the company's success was in the way it recognised the political power of hair and used its… Americans felt the pressure to straighten their naturally curly hair just to fit…


'I think most people have no idea about afro hair'
…How stereotypes are being challenged for World Afro Day. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android.…


World Afro Day: Kids' takeover for Big Hair Assembly
…Children from across the world are being educated about afro hair through… The Big Hair Assembly. The event took place at schools around the globe on Friday…, ahead of World Afro Day on Sunday. The awareness day aims to celebrate afro hair


Afro hair: How black Finns are taking on racism
… to afro hair, the Good Hair Day. "You don't see us in the Finnish society. We're… a visible but invisible minority," she tells the BBC. The hair event, created… to celebrate afro hair, was born four years ago. This year it was held on 24 August…


Nottingham bus drivers shave off half their hair
…Fourteen Nottingham bus drivers have shaved off half of their hair - and beards…


Nottingham bus drivers shave off half their hair
…Fourteen Nottingham bus drivers have shaved off half of their hair - and beards…


Texas school district sued for colouring in teen's hair
…Parents of a teenager who had his hair style filled in with a black marker pen… to CBS News, the code mandated that hair "must be neat, clean and well-groomed…. Extreme hair styles such as carvings, mohawks, spikes, etc. are not allowed" the code…


School reverses 'no cornrows' rule after outcry
… plaits only, all plaits to be thin to medium only, knotless braids only, natural hair… be tied in a ponytail at all times, hair must be worn no longer than shoulder length… that, while we believe it is appropriate to place a restriction on hair length, our…


Gwent Police warn people mocking wanted Jermaine Taylor's hair
…Police in south Wales have warned people who have mocked the hairstyle of a wanted drug dealer that they could find themselves facing prosecution. A mugshot of Jermaine Taylor, 21, from Newport, was published by police on Facebook after he…


Northumberland woman talks of having chemotherapy while pregnant
… and RVI hospitals. She started to lose her hair after her first chemo session, so…