hair

Hair gets personal

There are a lot of emotions in the salon chair, Beata Faraklas tells me as she clears her desk of auburn wigs, and shifts her attention from the plethora of catalogues before her.Continue...

A beard, a mustache and a bond

There’s no secret beard society on campus, but there might as well be.Continue...

Trichotillomania: hard to pronounce, harder to talk about

When I was ten years old, my sister came home from school with head lice. As a precautionary move, my mom cut my long, glorious hair into a short bob.Continue...

Barber in residence

When I told my mom I was getting a haircut in a university residence, she was taken aback.Continue...

One brunette’s blonde ambition

About two weeks ago, I went from being a brunette of a mundane hair tone, to a blonde of the Paris Hilton-variety — in appearance only, I assure you.Continue...

Some kind of bun-derful

It’s time to break the silence: what’s up with all the man buns?

Don’t deny it, you’ve seen them too. This past September has been witness to record high numbers of man buns in...Continue...

Curly hairstyle care tips

It’s taken me a long time to embrace my curly hair. In high school, I did everything short of actually straightening my hair to make it straighter. I brushed it out constantly, I slept...Continue...