Women's hair

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Readers reply: what evolutionary advantage comes from women having considerably less body hair than men?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

05, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Hair Truck: Spanish pair’s mobile salon brings styling to cut-off communities
Natalia López and Eneko Abad crisscross Aragon serving elderly customers who cannot get to salons

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

03, Sep, 2021 @11:45 AM

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What evolutionary advantage comes from women having considerably less body hair than men?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

31, Aug, 2021 @1:41 PM

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The devil’s in the detail: hair horns become summer’s hot new trend
Anime inspires bold, edgy look with a nod back to punk and emo styles worn by the Bromley Contingent and the Prodigy’s Keith Flint

Tess Reidy

29, Aug, 2021 @9:15 AM

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Black women’s hair products are killing us. Why isn’t more being done? | Tayo Bero
Black women who use lye-based hair relaxers at least seven times a year for 15 or more years have a 30% increased risk of breast cancer

Tayo Bero

27, Jul, 2021 @10:21 AM

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Disaster-proof DIY grooming: experts on tidying your brows, hair and nails at home
After last year’s lockdowns, Australian aestheticians and hairdressers witnessed ‘a lot of horror stories’ – here they share the easiest ways to avoid repeating them

Brittney Rigby

24, Jul, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Paul Huntley obituary
Award-winning wigmaker who was always in great demand for Broadway musicals, West End shows, film and television

Veronica Horwell

20, Jul, 2021 @5:46 PM

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Swimming caps for natural black hair ruled out of Olympic Games
International Swimming Federation rejects use of Soul Cap, saying it does not ‘fit the natural form of the head’

Priya Elan

02, Jul, 2021 @9:52 AM

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Tracee Ellis Ross and Oprah Winfrey announce TV show about black hair
The docuseries The Hair Tales will feature ‘intimate and authentic’ personal stories around black hair

Priya Elan

29, Jun, 2021 @3:12 PM

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‘Gorilla Glue Girl’ launches haircare products
Tessica Brown, who went viral in February, has announced a new range including merchandise and a hairspray called Forever Hold

Priya Elan

21, Jun, 2021 @3:11 PM

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The 50 best summer beauty buys for £20 and under | Sali Hughes
The Guardian’s beauty editor shares her pick of affordable makeup, hair and body products that don’t skimp on quality

Sali Hughes

19, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Black hair takes centre stage as London fashion week focuses on identity
Priya Ahluwalia aims to switch narrative to black hair being a ‘thing of beauty’

Priya Elan Deputy fashion editor

14, Jun, 2021 @2:34 PM

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