The Politics of “Man Braids”

As September came to a close, an alarming number of media outlets—including Aol, PopSugar, College Candy, and more—were applauding the successor to the man bun: “man braids.” Long-haired gents across the country are relieving their top knots and letting their hair down to rock this trendy new ‘do, but what they might not realize […]

Cultural Appropriation Suits Up for Halloween

Tis’ the month that culminates with witches, mystical creatures, fictional characters, and, well, a little bit of cultural appropriation. Turn on your television, and you’ll hear Michael Jackson’s Thriller courtesy of Party City. Head to YouTube and the beauty community competes to upload the most popular Halloween looks. Run over to your local Walgreens and […]