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I Used to Douse My Hair in Chemicals. Now I Embrace My Natural Texture

I Used to Douse My Hair in Chemicals. Now I Embrace My Natural Texture

I was nine years old the first time I had my hair chemically relaxed. Out of curiosity, I experimented with weaves, wigs, braids and straw sets that mimicked my natural texture without having to give up my precious perm. Ironically, I was wearing my hair kinky when I landed my first network TV hosting jobs....
  • Photos From the Textile Arts Center Shop

    Photos From the Textile Arts Center Shop

    Sustainable fashion devotees came together during New York Fashion Week on Thursday at the Textile Arts Center to look at Study's new woven accessories, painted accessories from Kindah Khalidy, and just generally mingle with like minded women. Check out these photos of the new, eco-friendly fashion guard.
    How to Turn Sweaty Bike Helmet Hair into Sexy Bike Helmet Hair

    How to Turn Sweaty Bike Helmet Hair into Sexy Bike Helmet Hair

    Every day I bike to work, towing my 70-pound dog. Good for the heart, and not for my hair. But I've developed four tricks to make my hair look beautiful, even after being smashed under a helmet.
    News Green New Yorkers Should Know: Farms at the Projects, NYC Hearts Solar

    News Green New Yorkers Should Know: Farms at the Projects, NYC Hearts Solar

    Ready to hit the pool? This beautiful photoshoot of easy, wet hairstyles was taken at--where else--Le Bain. [Refinery29] New York tops the list of solar-friendly states. Huzzah! [SolarPowerRock.com] Looking for an NYC urban farm? Check your local housing projects. [Gothamist] A Copenhagen design group wants to turn empty midtown office spaces into pop-up hotels. [EcoSalon]
    How I Fake Good Hair, Sans Chemicals

    How I Fake Good Hair, Sans Chemicals

    At my old job, we had this fabulous executive assistant. I mean, she was the shit--just kind of woman you need to be at the front desk and greet visitors, plus call employees on their dumb B.S. when they need it. Every day she would show up in a killer outfit, and we would have...
    Soho Organics Salon Brings Passion and Purpose to Haircuts

    Soho Organics Salon Brings Passion and Purpose to Haircuts

      You use organic shampoo and conditioner, dab non-toxic eye shadow on your lids and sip organic gin and tonics at your favorite farm-to-table restaurant. Well, don't overlook your hair. When I first moved to NYC, I got a recommendation for a Soho salon from a friend. My hairstylist has been nothing but great. But...