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What? Wear a weave at work – your afro hair is unprofessional

What happens when your work is acceptable but your hair is not? Leila – not her real name – says her London employer has told her on a number of occasions not to turn up for work with her natural hair. She says she has been encouraged to wear a weave to disguise her afro [...]

May 15, 2016 Vissa Studios Team 2016 Hair Trends, Going Natural, Natural Hair, Relaxed Hair, The Latest, Weaving 0

Kenya Beauty Trends

A stunning new videos offers a glimpse into Kenya’s changing political and cultural climates by chronicling the evolving styles of its women from the start of British colonization to Kenyan actress Lupito Nyong’o’s rise to fame. The time-lapse video, which is part of’s 100 Years of Beauty series, stars model Keesee Andrea, who is [...]

May 12, 2016 Vissa Studios Team 2016 Hair Trends, Hair Styles 0
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This Teen Lost Her Hair After Attempting DIY Ombré

It’s the stuff that nightmares are made of: You’re coloring your hair, hoping to achieve the perfect sun-kissed effect, only to have it all fall out when you’re finished. No joke, we’ve had the exact night terror. Only for one U.K.-based teen, the horrific results are real. According to The Sun, 16 year-old Courtney Andrews [...]

May 12, 2016 Vissa Studios Team 2016 Hair Trends, Hair Dye Coloring, Hair Styles, How To, Why Oh Why 0
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In Praise of Naturally Curly Hair

It has gotten a bad rap as a statement of quirky individuality — or a sign of laziness. But the look’s fresh appeal lies in its confidence. There’s a scene in “Girls” in which Shoshanna, a recent college grad, is at a job interview, and the subject of Chelsea Clinton comes up. “She’s always been [...]

May 12, 2016 Vissa Studios Team Natural Hair 0

Bad hair day: How to avoid humidity frizz

Hot, humid weather means one thing for one’s barnet: humidity frizz. Here, Peter Lux, who works with celebrities including Kylie Minogue, Naomie Harris and Emma Watson, explains how to keep things smooth. Avoiding frizz starts the moment you’ve washed your hair Hair has lots of tiny strands coming off it and if you rub it [...]

July 30, 2015 Alexandra Hair Tools, How To 0

How to Master an Easy Updo for Curly Hair

With curly hair, the idea of an easy updo — one that isn’t just a bun or a sad, floppy ponytail — can seem as unimaginable as a Kardashian without contour. In search of a better (but still easy) way to style curls up and away from the face, the Cut spoke to celebrity hairstylist [...]

July 29, 2015 Alexandra Natural Hair 0