black hair

Beauty

Help Keash save London’s Black hair salons

Black salons are part of the lifeblood of the capital’s hair and beauty community. In the wake of the pandemic, they need your support more than ever.
Mahoro Seward
7.28.20
Culture

HAIR is the new zine celebrating Black and Brown identity in Australia

Sabina McKenna wants to build pride for women with textured hair.
Juule Kay
7.21.20
News

new york is the second state to ban discrimination against natural hair

Following California, the state passes its own 'CROWN Act' to protect people of color.
Erica Euse
7.15.19
Culture

inside ‘the hair appointment’, the salon-exhibition celebrating the beauty of black hairstyling

Josef Adamu, creative director and founder of Sunday School, brought to life his latest series through a salon-inspired exhibition with a “baby hair station”.
Laura Pitcher
12.7.18
Culture

model jordun love recreates iconic black hairstyles from album covers

He pays tribute to artists like Janet Jackson, Prince, and Stevie Wonder.
André-Naquian Wheeler
2.23.18
Beauty

jessica madavo’s striking portraits of black schoolgirls with natural hair

“Afro Project” is an optimistic response to the discrimination faced by South African schoolgirls with natural hair.
Hannah Ongley
11.14.17
Culture

the radical politics behind afros

Examining the resonance of the natural 'do, from Angela Davis to Beyonce's Black Panthers.
André-Naquian Wheeler
7.7.17
Beauty

a magical visit to susy's brooklyn braiding salon

i-D penciled in an appointment with Hair by Susy, located in Brooklyn's East New York neighborhood. The owner talked us through her unique, intricate takes on styles like bantu knots and the mambo.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.23.17
Photography

william ukoh's photos capture the jubilant beauty of black hair

"With every project I do, the first thing I think is: Which black model can I cast in this role?"
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.22.17
Culture

5 african-german women on natural hair and cultural appropriation

What does hair have to do with self-acceptance? What needs to change to stop the pressure for women to have straight hair? We head to Berlin to talk confidence and cornrows in the German capital.
i-D Staff
Naomie Chokoago
6.21.17
News

why it’s hard to wash away the shea moisture controversy

Featuring three white women, the black-owned company’s “break free from hair hate” commercial struck many in the black community as an insult.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.25.17
News

white model apologizes after (unknowingly) appearing on the cover of 'blackhair'

'I believe this shoot is from when I was around 15 and didn't understand cultural appropriation or the impact it has on POC,' Emily Bador wrote on Instagram yesterday.
Hannah Ongley
11.22.16
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