BARBER AND BEAUTY
An ongoing series of informational entries
Relaxing Your Hair
March 6, 2020
You may have heard of Madame C. J. Walker or Annie Malone, some of the earliest connoisseurs of hair care products for African Americans. But...
Why Trim Your Hair
January 30, 2021
You may not want to lose any length by trimming your hair, but it is very imporant that you do ...
Hair Loss in Women
November 24, 2020
Hair loss in women may be due to factors such as stress, family history, type of hairstyle, or from autoimmune disease...
Hair Poetry II
October 22, 2020
Enjoy this original poem paying tribute to a cultural, spiritual, deeply rooted and dreaded hairdo ...
Photo: Mark Weiss/ WireImage 2003
A Du-Rag HiStory
September 15, 2020
A Do-rag or Du-rag is not just a fashion statement for men, it is also a protective covering that keeps the hairstyle in place...
August 30, 2020
We would like to share this poem from the Emmy Award winning, Poet Laureate, Lucille Clifton called Homage to My Hair...
Male-Pattern Hair Loss
July 30, 2020
A loss of hair from the scalp can occur in males and females. Androgenic alopecia refers to male-pattern hair loss. Here we discuss cosmetic aids for hair loss in men...