Aarti Sequeira can still remember the view out the window, the smell of warm coconut oil, and the feeling of her mother’s fingers massaging the oil into her scalp. But it wasn’t quite as serene as it sounds, says the…
“I’m so sorry, do you mind if I take this really quick?” Michelle Stiver is not in the habit of answering phone calls in the middle of a guest’s haircut. But then again, her phone isn’t usually ringing ominously, over…
Upon her departure from high school, Loni Jean Lafinier did what many graduates do: She visited a college campus to see if it might be the right fit. But halfway through the day, she left. “I was like, ‘I don’t…
Inside this issue:
• A record-breaking Afro
• Holiday gift guide
• The science of silver hair
• Facts behind flash drying
• New books from curly authors
• You CAN brush curly hair!
• Naturally curly haircut inspiration pics you can take to your stylist
• And a whole lot more!