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How COVID Colors The Salon Experience

May 12, 2020

As salons reopen in much of the country, they must navigate new government guidelines designed to balance a restart of the economy against the possibility of reigniting the pandemic.

'Coronavirus Hairstyle' Spikes in Popularity in East Africa

By Desmond Tiro | May 11, 2020

The coronavirus has revived a hairstyle in East Africa, one with braided spikes that echo the virus' distinctive shape.

Coronahair, Don't Care? Easy, At-Home Tutorial for a Quick Trim

Coronahair, Don't Care? Easy, At-Home Tutorial for a Quick Trim

May 3, 2020

EDGE resident stylist Lance Collins offers tips for keeping your hair neat and clean during quarantine.

Bad Hair Days: Virus Confounds Stylists in Fashion Capital

By Jake Seiner | May 2, 2020

The barbershops and salons that provide New Yorkers with cuts, colors, manicures and more are scrambling to ensure their small businesses can survive even after the state's stay-at-home order is lifted.

Hairstylist Gives Free Haircuts to Thai Frontliners

By Tassanee Vejpongsa | May 1, 2020

Scrubs may be in fashion during the coronavirus crisis, but split ends — never. That's where Pornsupa Hattayong comes in.

The Beast Within: An Insider's Perspective on Personal Care

By Merryn Johns | Apr 24, 2020

Imagine personal care and grooming products that defy gender, incorporate natural ingredients, boast sleek design and give back to the planet. Enter Beast Brands.

Marine Barbershops Abuzz with Demand for High-and-Tight Cuts

By Lolita C. Baldor | Apr 15, 2020

Despite social distancing and other Defense Department policies on coronavirus prevention, Marines are still lining up for the trademark cuts.

Sneak Peek: Inside Trell West's Bathroom

Sneak Peek: Inside Trell West's Bathroom

Apr 1, 2020

We raided influencer Trell West's bathroom to see how he keeps his complexion so fresh! You won't believe what we discovered.

Need a Hand? 5 Hand-Care Products to Clean and Moisturize

Mar 30, 2020

Here is our go-to list to help keep your hands clean and nourish your skin after washing.

Too Close for Comfort: Belgian Hairdressers Seek Shutdown

By Samuel Petrequin | Mar 24, 2020

When the Belgian government announced last week that hairdressers would still be able to operate during the coronavirus epidemics, many in the profession were dumbfounded and furious.

How to Stop Touching Your Face to Minimize Spread of COVID-19

Mar 21, 2020

Clinical expertise and the research literature identifies the best practices to reduce face-touching and lower people's chances of catching COVID-19.

Virus Revives Demand for Traditional French Soap

By Daniel Cole | Mar 19, 2020

Amid the rapid spread of the new coronavirus across Europe, the hallmark Marseille tradition of soap-making is enjoying a renaissance, as the French rediscover an essential local product.

Could Daily Prevention Be the Key to Avoiding Hair Loss?

Mar 4, 2020

About 85% of men experiencing some thinning of their hair by age 50. What if your daily hair care routine could prevent thinning before it became an issue?

10 Spring Break Gay Fashion and Grooming Must-Haves

By Andrew Villagomez | Feb 28, 2020

No matter where you're headed, pack smart and fashionable with our top ten picks of the season, featuring swim trunks, skincare and accessories to look your best on the ultimate spring break vacation.

'Queer Eye's' Karamo Brown: Be Bald, Be Authentic, Be Badass

By Steve Duffy | Feb 25, 2020

When Karamo Brown first appeared on Netflix's "Queer Eye," he admits he wasn't his authentic self. The show's Culture guru was balding, but was resorting to cosmetic methods to hide it, though with some difficulties.

Study Reveals Most Minority Women Believe the Skincare Industry Ignores Their Needs

Feb 25, 2020

A study of 1,000 general population women and 1,000 women of color explored the seemingly never-ending journey for the perfect skincare routine.

Breast Cancer Survivors Create Products to Help Others

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 22, 2020

Women fighting breast cancer are increasingly seeing more options for bras as well as clean beauty treatments and other products that help them look and feel better.

Watch: 'Drag Race' Star Miz Cracker Transforms Queer Model Nyle DiMarco into Fab Queen

Watch: 'Drag Race' Star Miz Cracker Transforms Queer Model Nyle DiMarco into Fab Queen

Feb 19, 2020

"RuPaul's Drag Race" star Miz Cracker took the challenge of transforming "America's Next Top Model" and "Dancing with the Stars" winner Nyle DiMarco into a stunning drag queen for the queer publication Them.

Watch: Justin Bieber Finally Shaves Mustache, 'Baby Face Bieb' Returns

Feb 18, 2020

Justin Bieber's mustache is no more.

Midwestern States Consider Banning Bias Based on Hairstyles

By John Hanna and Todd Richmond | Jan 29, 2020

Black female legislators in two predominantly white Midwestern states urged their Republican colleagues Tuesday to join a national push to outlaw discrimination based on hairstyles such as braids and dreadlocks.

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