Race Card Project: With Dreadlocks, Come Assumptions. NPR's Michele Norris continues her conversation with Marc Quarles for The Race Card Project.
Video: WestJet employee quits job over complaints of her two-toned hair. Just another WordPress site. Incredible photos reveal the elaborate hairdos of the Himba tribe created using goat hair and MUD. Himba men sport a plait while single but cover up in a turban that they never take off once they are marriedBy contrast, women wear ornate styles that take hours to create and are smothered in a mix of butter and ochreHimba tribe live in northwestern Namibia and have stuck to their traditions, including their complex hairdo system By RUTH STYLES Published: 12:19 GMT, 18 April 2014 | Updated: 15:48 GMT, 18 April 2014 Their elaborately braided hair, skin and clothes covered in a mixture of ground red rock and butter, the women of Namibia's Himba tribe are a striking sight.
But while the women sport hairstyles of varying degrees of complexity, the men cover their heads with turbans from the moment they marry and never remove them; instead using an arrow-like implement to scratch the hair beneath the turban. 'Marriage is important in Himba culture,' explains photographer Eric Lafforgue, 'but extramarital relations are encouraged. Bereft: This man is a widower and so, has his hair uncovered. 5 Things I've Learned About Looking My Best Since Cutting Off A Foot Of Hair. I chopped off roughly eleven inches of my hair -- and it didn’t even take a dramatic breakup to do it!
Aren’t you proud? I was too scared to go full-on pixie, ’cause I never know about my face width, but I did go above-the-shoulder, below-the-chin, which was indeed Reese Witherspoon-inspired (what with her starring in the upcoming film of my favorite book Wild and all.) I love a change in look with a change of season, so I’m feeling fun and fall-spired. But I must admit, the chop is taking some adjusting, the main issue being that I can’t throw it up in a wet bun before running out the door. Aging hair: getting to the root of problem. Army’s Ban on Some Popular Hairstyles Raises Ire of Black Female Soldiers. Photo WASHINGTON — Black women and their hair have been a topic of discussion for years by people like Maya Angelou, Al Sharpton and Salt-N-Pepa.
Now add Defense Secretary to that list. In reaction to a new Army regulation banning numerous hairstyles — twists, dreadlocks and large cornrows — popular with black women, the 16 women of the Congressional Black Caucus have asked Mr. Hagel to overturn the regulation on behalf of the 26,700 African-American women on active duty in the Army. The regulation comes at the same time as a new Army rule banning tattoos on the face, neck, hands, fingers and lower arms of recruits. Both regulations are among new grooming standards that critics say are meant to further weed people out of an Army reducing its size from its post-9/11 peak of 570,000 to as low as 420,000 in the years to come. “One of the things they should not do is insult the people who’ve given up their time and put their lives at risk by saying their hair is unkempt,” Ms. In Ms. Ms. Guys With Fancy Lady Hair. ...others are temporary and afternoon altering and reveal the sweet juxtaposition of a perfect chignon against the unkempt neck hair of a dude.
This photo essay is focused on the latter. So many men spend years getting their manes all long and for what? To be occasionally bundled into a low ponytail? I'm not sure how ladies got to hoard all of hair's styling potential when men can grow hair out of their faces. In an attempt to change the way we look at man locks, I took eight guys with long hair to Salon Miel to get fancy lady updos. To all the guys for being game for this kind of thing, and to Ledora Francis and Brian Blakley at Salon Miel for executing such beautiful transformations. Credits Published on August 21, 2013, 2013. MANLY CURLS.
Ninth Grader Says Dance Instructor Told Her to Get Rid of Dreadlocks. Natural hair is pretty common now but it’s still not as widely accepted as you might think.
One ninth grader learned this the hard way when her hair got in the way of her dancing at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. Dancer Eryn Cade told WBRC that her shoulder length dreadlocks got in the way of her dancing at the fine arts school. “He was like, ‘Don’t come back to Alabama School of Fine Arts dance department with dreadlocks in your head,’” Eryn said. She says that those words won’t destroy her dreams, but they did bother her. “I’m not just going to let that tear me down like that, but it’s hυrtful,” she said. A school administrator who spoke with WBRC said the school doesn’t have a policy banning dreadlocks, but that students must wear a bun. The instructor said “that it was a distraction, it wasn’t slick and my bun was too big,” Eryn said. Splitting Hairs: A Hair Part Survey. The Lifestyle Blog for Modern Men & their Hair by Curly Rogelio.