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Feminspire | April 24, 2014

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How Straightening My Hair Improved My Politics

January 10, 2014 | Kristen Maye | One Comment

My hair is naturally coily, curly, knotty and big. I love it that way; it is willful, arresting, and uninhibited. Truthfully, my full embrace of these qualities didn’t come until about 3 and half years ago when I finally stopped … Read More

Tips to Stay Sane While Battling Your Crazy Curls

July 1, 2013 | Sarah Gay | 12 Comments

Since I was as young as I can remember, my hair has been getting steadily thicker– and curlier. I didn’t care much about my hair when I was younger, although I resented my mother often straightening it. But eventually the … Read More

Inspirational Beauty Trends From New York Fashion Week

February 26, 2013 | Sahra Schukraft | 396 Comments

The dust is finally settling on New York’s Lincoln Center, home to the legendary New York Fashion Week. Trends were being noted and photographed, not only in fashion, but within the world of beauty.

A common runway … Read More

The Wear and Care of Bright Red Hair

November 28, 2012 | Nikki Mancuso | 62 Comments

Between my real hair and extensions I’ve worn in the past, I have had every single color of the rainbow in my hair at some point in my life. I started dying my hair at the tender age of thirteen: … Read More

Get Dirty Hair: Add Texture in a Hot Minute… or Two!

November 18, 2012 | Beth Musni | 288 Comments

If you’ve ever scheduled an up-do at a salon and they asked you not to wash your hair the day of, ha! You’ve accidentally stumbled upon one of the world’s greatest secrets. You know, aside from using peanut butter to remove gum … Read More

How to Get Mermaid Hair

November 15, 2012 | Taylor Blakin | 370 Comments

Thanks to my dad’s thick-ass hair and my mom’s bouncy curls, I was blessed with both thick strands and dense hair (as in, a lot per square inch). Growing up, this was a burden due to my hair’s general unmanageability … Read More

Bye Bye Dye: How to Safely Fade Dyed Hair

November 8, 2012 | Beth Musni | One Comment

Dyeing your hair shouldn’t be like rolling the dice, but oh sheesh, sometimes you just can’t predict these things. When you gamble on hair color and lose, don’t fret! While it can be a process, you’re not stuck with your … Read More

Why I Shaved Half My Head to Fight the Good Fight

October 26, 2012 | Beth Musni | 141 Comments

Hop back to the summer of ’96. I was glued to the TV watching the gymnastics competition, completely fascinated and also slightly embarrassed that I couldn’t even accomplish a cartwheel (Still can’t). What resonates the most with me, aside from … Read More

Dress Up Your Hair for Halloween!

October 20, 2012 | Jamie Fraiser | 330 Comments

It’s almost Halloween! Your costume is sewn to perfection and your camera is getting its charge on. But how should you spice up your hair? Whether you’re going as something sweet, sexy or scary, here are a few ideas that … Read More

Treat Yo’Self Thursday: Make A Cheap Conditioning Hair Treatment!

October 4, 2012 | Jessica Knox | 10 Comments

It’s Thursday, and it’s time to TREAT YO’SELF! I missed you all last week, but I hope to make up for it this week with a honey and olive oil hair mask suggested to me by fellow Feminspire staffer Alisse.

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Oil: The Magical Beauty Product I Swear By

September 18, 2012 | Sarah Pires | 50 Comments

Growing up, I always had the impression that the last thing you wanted to put on your skin, especially your face, was any kind of oil. I would always hear that any contact with oil would make you break out … Read More

How Ginger Hair Made A Stunning Comeback

September 9, 2012 | Phoebe Eccles | 58 Comments

I’ve spent the better part of my life hiding under giant hats, but now I’m ready to bare myself to the world. The timing is unfortunate, what with giant hats being all over the Autumn/Winter catwalks, but … Read More