June 2020 may have planted the seeds of change but that doesn’t mean the fight to end systemic racism is over. Education is at the core of breaking the status quo, even down to the clothes we wear, the slang we use and the hairstyles we rock. Are you guilty of appropriating black culture? Probably. But in case you need to self check, we’ve got a fab read from our partners at Femestella on this.
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Are You Guilty of Appropriating Black Hairstyles? (The Answer is Probably Yes)
Bantu knots, Fulani braids, and cornrows are just some of the African hairstyles that have been around for centuries. But thanks to fashion magazines, Marc Jacobs fashion shows, and the Kardashians, these hairstyles that hold a cultural significance to black people have become quite popular with people outside of the black community over the years. You know what that means, right?
Even Yara Shahidi knows that having a good hair day is a feeling that can't be matched. The Grown-ish star took to her Instagram on July 6 to share a video of herself happily showing off her flourishing curls. "Spreading L❤️VE on the TL," the caption reads. Read the full story on POPSUGAR Beauty here.
This Summer's Hottest Celebrity Hair-Color Trend Has Everyone Going Blond
One thing about the latest summer hair trends is very clear: everyone is going blond. Summer is the time where people opt for lighter hair colors to freshen up their look, but it seems like the post-lockdown hairstyle frenzy is really influencing the masses.