Benny Harlem And His Record-Breaking Hair

Benny Harlem And His Record-Breaking Hair

Benny Harlem is not only one of the most successful hair influencers on Instagram, but he’s also a Guinness Record holder, for the world’s tallest high-top fade. Continue reading »

“The Redemption”: Artist Tawny Chatmon Celebrates The Beauty Of Black Hair Through Striking Portraits

“Is there redemptive power in visual arts? Do artists have the ability to control and shift the narrative through their work? These are questions that inform my creative process while creating this ongoing body of work; I believe both to be true. In the same way that literature continues to be a tool for shaping the human psyche, I believe visual arts carry the same ability,” Tawny Chatmon writes.

"The Redemption": Artist Tawny Chatmon Celebrates The Beauty Of Black Hair Through Striking Portraits

In The Redemption, photography-based artist Tawny Chatmon (previously) celebrates the beauty of Black hair through a series of arresting portraits superimposed with 24 karat gold flourishes. Continue reading »

A Snapshot Explosion Of Big Hair And Boozing In The 1980s

A Snapshot Explosion Of Big Hair And Boozing In The 1980s

In the 1980s, Barcardi rum was the most popular distilled drink in the USA. Rum, the drink of old tars, pirates and last resort, was the tipple Americans most wanted. A drinks trade expert explained why rum was Number 1 in ’81: “Rum is vodka with a sweet taste, whereas vodka has no taste. Continue reading »

Stunning Photos From The Hair Freezing Contest Of Takhini Hot Springs

Stunning Photos From The Hair Freezing Contest Of Takhini Hot Springs

The Hair Freezing Contest at Takhini Hot Pools started in 2011. The early years of the contest had humble beginnings, with $100 of prize money given to the best frozen hairdo and just a few dozen participants each year. Over the years, the contest gained momentum and in 2015 an image from the contest went viral. Since then, Takhini Hot Pools has increased the prize money to $750 and added several new categories. But this year, the contest has reached new heights. Continue reading »

Fierce Viking Hairstyles For Modern Day Valkyries

Fierce Viking Hairstyles For Modern Day Valkyries
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Vikings are truly history’s badasses – the wolf fur wearing, Sleipnir-taming conquerors that have left their incredible mark all over the world. And though one might think of them as mountain-sized savages, the truth is that Vikings cared about their appearances as much as they cared about Odin. Not only they were known for their love for sauna and general cleanliness, but also their red or blond meticulously well-kept manes, that have led the Viking men to be regarded as wife-stealers and maid charmers. Continue reading »

Afro Hair On Album Covers

Afro Hair On Album Covers

…and some white artists who imitated it! Continue reading »

The Craft Of Ladies’ Hairdressing: Cool Pics That Show Unique Hairdos Of The ’50s Ladies

The Craft Of Ladies' Hairdressing: Cool Pics That Show Unique Hairdos Of The '50s Ladies

A selection of photographs from the section ‘Competition Hairdressing’ of the book The Craft of Ladies’ Hairdressing (1959) by S.G. Flitman. Continue reading »

Natural Beauty Photo Series Challenges Restricting Female Body Hair Standards

Natural Beauty Photo Series Challenges Restricting Female Body Hair Standards

London-based photographer, filmmaker, and artist Ben Hopper has caused quite a stir with his project, titled “Natural Beauty”. Challenging female beauty standards, the photo series aims to find out why women with body hair are labeled as unattractive. What’s your opinion on this issue? Leave a comment below! Continue reading »

Chinese Hairdresser Uses Clients’ Hair Trimmings To Create Amazing Hair Paintings

Chinese Hairdresser Uses Clients’ Hair Trimmings To Create Amazing Hair Paintings

Looking at the artworks bellow, you could swear they the charcoal drawings of a talented artist, but they’re actually not drawings at all, but hair paintings, and they’re hand-made not by an artist, but a skilled hairdresser. Continue reading »

Splendid Vintage Snaps Of Young Girls With Very Big Hair In The 1980s

Splendid Vintage Snaps Of Young Girls With Very Big Hair In The 1980s

The 1980s can be categorized as a decade of excess. The new generation of young people placed a heavy emphasis on individuality, materialism and consumerism, all of which was reflected in the popular fashions and hairstyles of the time. As usual, the music, television and, for the first time, computer industries played a prominent role in determining what styles and trends took off across the country. Continue reading »

Artist Turns Her Hair Into Incredible Sculptures

Artist Turns Her Hair Into Incredible Sculptures

We all know the feeling of going to bed with wet hair and waking up with something that belongs in the unconventional contemporary art collection. And although it might look fun, we spend time and effort to get rid of that masterpiece before we go out in public. Ivorian artist and fashion designer Laetitia Ky (previously) does completely the opposite – she takes hair art to another level and embraces it like no one else. Continue reading »

Outrageously Long Hair Of The Victorian Era Will Make You Gasp

Outrageously Long Hair Of The Victorian Era Will Make You Gasp

The Victorian era technically spanned from June 20, 1837, until Queen Victoria’s death on January 22, 1901. This was a rather peaceful time in the United Kingdom, and a romantic one as well, a change from the highly rational Georgian period that preceded it. Continue reading »

People Are Cracking Up At This Barber Who Shaved A Triangle On Client’s Head After Being Shown A Paused Video

People Are Cracking Up At This Barber Who Shaved A Triangle On Client’s Head After Being Shown A Paused Video
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An unidentified man from China is probably writing a really shi**y review for a hair salon he has recently walked out of. First in Chinese media, now all over the internet, photos of the play button haircut are going viral. Continue reading »

Cool Pics That Defined Big Hairstyles Of Women In The 1980s

Cool Pics That Defined Big Hairstyles Of Women In The 1980s

1980s was a decade that defined diverse hairstyles, included the mullet, tall mohawk hairstyles, jheri curls, flattops, and hi-top fades, which became popular styles. Amongst women, large hair-dos also typified the decade. Continue reading »

Artist Krissy Elisabeth Arranges Amazing Photo Shoots That Show-Off The Beauty Of Her Hair

Artist Krissy Elisabeth Arranges Amazing Photo Shoots That Show-Off The Beauty Of Her Hair

Dutch artist Krissy Elisabeth have long and beautiful hair. She creates stunning and wonderful scenarios that show the beauty of her long hair. Depending on the time of the season, her photographs are filled with eye-catching flowers, petals, laves, lights and other random objects that she chooses for the occasion or theme. Continue reading »