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Hair Product Marketing, Online Beauty Communities, and Curly Hair

Shampoo labels are really, really frustrating. The label of a shampoo or conditioner tends to have the following structure: the label will list a desired effect for the product, or…

Women, hair and anarchists

With hairdressers in the UK currently closed for lockdown again, we republish Anna Cermakova’s 2017 post on the important role of hair.  How often do you think about your hair?…

My Journey to Wholeness with Hair Loss

I’ve gone on quite a journey with my hair. From having afro hair down to my back in my university days, to several straightening perms, reverting to my natural hair,…

‘Strong, thick and shiny’: a story of hair and beauty ideals

With hair salons closed in many countries under lockdown, reports say there is a boom in “bootleg home-visit haircuts“. We revisit this lovely post from Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra in 2018, exploring…

Seeing the Self Through Selfies: Beauty, Selfies and Cancer

When I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Breast Cancer two days before my 28th birthday, the first question I asked was “Am I going to lose my hair?” “Probably,” the…