Topic: cornrows

Fun Ways For Black Chicks To Wear Braids With A Little Help From Pinterest

Fun Ways For Black Chicks To Wear Braids With A Little Help From Pinterest

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When I was a kid I always wore my hair in braids. They were long extensions that fell past my shoulders and, while the process took a few hours, they were so low maintenance that it was hard not to love them. They even allowed me to swim without my hair turning into a ’70s flashback. I finally got tired of them by middle school and started straightening my hair exclusively. I did that until college, when I started to wear my hair naturally, curly and hot comb free. Yes, I willingly decided that I wanted my hair to become a ’70s flashback. More »

Party Favors: Today’s Links By The Numbers

Party Favors: Today's Links By The Numbers

12 famous ladies wearing cornrows. That’s Shakira on the left but there’s more. -The Frisky

430k: that would be how much Courtney Love owes in a Twitter-related defamation suit. Find out why. -Styleite

2. That’s how many lives this puppy got. Tagging this post “puppies cheating death.” -MyDaily

10 of the best dressed man bands of all time. Do you agree? -Fashion Indie

15 women who changed love and sex forever. -Betty Confidential

15: that’s how old California-based label Trina Turk is turning. -The Inside Source More »

When SHOULD You Wear Cornrows?

When SHOULD You Wear Cornrows?

Never!

No, just kidding, Kim Kardashian. I mean, I find it a little terrifying that you explained your new hairstyle by tweeting “Ok just took a quick nap and woke up with a whole new look! Love the glam squad!” I mean, oh Jesus Christ, who is the glam squad? Just strangers? Strangers who wander into your house and just take your hair and do insane things to it while you sleep? So, monsters? Or elves? Just mean spirited elves who live in the Kardashian’s house? Sometimes I fear there is no keeping up with the Kardashians and their elf-army.

But, anyhow, Kim, I don’t want you to feel bad about your hair. Here are some places cornrows will be completely appropriate:
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