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Rappler's latest stories on hair


The many times our hair helped us get through life

Feb 05, 2020 - 1:16 PM

And it’s not only during breakups

Busting myths about hair loss

Oct 07, 2019 - 6:58 PM

Going bald is tough, but some forms of hair loss are preventable through proper care

Signs of hair loss you might not know about

Sep 24, 2019 - 4:25 PM

Nothing to lose – time to restore your crowning glory!

Actress Kelley Day talks about battling alopecia

Aug 27, 2019 - 4:13 PM

Kelley says she found out about her condition in October 2018

The big barrette comeback and the 90s resurgence

Jul 10, 2019 - 12:49 PM

Have you been rocking this trend?

Plagued by hair woes you don't know how to fix?

Jul 27, 2018 - 5:16 PM

Here's how to avoid those bad hair days!

How to cut and style curly hair, as told by Lourd Ramos

Jul 08, 2018 - 4:35 PM

Finding the right cut and style for curly hair isn't always that easy

Project Q, the Californian genderqueer salon 'saving life'

May 26, 2018 - 11:57 AM

Project Q is a mobile salon offering free haircuts to homeless 'genderqueer' people across Los Angeles, as well as crucial support or advice on combating bullying and developing self-esteem

How to recreate your favorite Met Gala 2018 hairstyles

May 12, 2018 - 5:46 PM

Inspired to make like a saint and put on your own heavenly halo? Here's how!

'Mga Gabing Kasinghaba ng Hair Ko' review: Striving for authenticity

Apr 10, 2018 - 9:00 PM

'Mga Gabing Kasinghaba ng Hair Ko' strives for realism

8 kinds of hair removal methods explained

Mar 13, 2018 - 5:30 PM

What exactly is sugaring?

5 shampoos and conditioners for every hair type

Feb 22, 2018 - 6:24 PM

From flat to frizzy and everything in between, these shampoos and conditioners got you, fam!

HAIR CARE. Which shampoo is best for you? Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

To baldly grow: Japan scientists regrow hair at record rate

Feb 08, 2018 - 1:10 PM

The silicone used in the study, dimethylpolysiloxane, is reportedly used by McDonald's in its oil fryers, but consuming the substance alone (as with french fries) offers no fringe benefits

#PugadBaboy: Shocking Hair-do

Jan 12, 2018 - 11:00 AM

That's so 2017: 7 trends we can't wait to leave behind this year

Jan 01, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Letting go is hard, but sometimes holding on is harder

Celebrity hairstylists swear by these hairbrushes

Dec 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Take it from the experts

DENMAN BRUSHES. These beauty tools are essentials for celebrity hairstylists. All photos by Precious Del Valle

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Cast of ‘Hair’

Nov 21, 2017 - 9:08 PM

The cast of rock musical 'Hair' sings a few songs from the show at Rappler HQ!

Hair habits you need to break ASAP

Feb 24, 2017 - 2:04 PM

Hair pulling using heat tools daily tugging at your locks – these seemingly harmless actions can cause long term damage to your hair

Real talk: Men and hair fall

Jan 12, 2017 - 3:11 PM

Life is too short to keep worrying about the top of your head

These habits explain why your hair’s falling out

Dec 14, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Hair fall among women is more common than you think Ditch the bad habits that cause hair fall – and use one simple solution to avoid it

Inspiration for Peanuts' 'Little Red-Haired Girl' dies – US media

Aug 23, 2016 - 11:52 PM

Donna Johnson who Charles Schulz proposed to dies at 87

LITTLE RED-HAIRED GIRL. The woman who inspired the Little Red-Haired Girl character in Charles Schultz's 'Peanuts' dies. Screengrab from YouTube/Calton83

WATCH: Elaborate Indonesian ritual honors children with curly hair

Aug 10, 2016 - 8:33 PM

Children with curly hair are considered special and are believed to be descendants of Ratu Kidul the Queen of the South Seas

Judge in Prince case to unseal documents

Jul 01, 2016 - 10:40 AM

Judge Kevin Eide orders that the case documents of those claiming to be Prince s parent sibling or half sibling be made public

PRINCE. A judge orders that the documents of the cases of those claiming to be the late Prince's heirs be made public. Screengrab from Instagram/prince

WATCH: Beyonce releases 'Sorry' music video starring Serena Williams

Jun 23, 2016 - 11:41 AM

The video for Sorry – the song with the infamous line about Becky with the good hair – is released

'I AIN'T SORRY.' Beyonce releases the standalone music video for her song 'Sorry' from the album 'Lemonade.' Screengrab from YouTube/beyonceVEVO

Narvasa explains 'boy-cut hairdos' memo for PBA women's 3x3

Jun 11, 2016 - 6:20 PM

The PBA is drawing criticism after a memo barring women 3x3 players from wearing boy cut hairdos makes the rounds on social media

HAIRDO RULE. The PBA issues a memo barring 'boy-cut hairdos' for women players. Commissioner Chito Narvasa states that haircuts are 'just like uniforms.' Photo from PBA Images

Teacher punishes student with a haircut, parents take revenge

Jun 03, 2016 - 8:53 PM

You ll never guess what the parents did to the teacher as revenge

Getting to the root of hair loss

Sep 16, 2015 - 10:58 AM

Demystifying the causes and solutions of a common predicament

UST hair policy for students: This is not about vanity

Sep 10, 2015 - 10:00 AM

It is an issue of the lack of consultation with students – them being the primary stakeholders of the institution – in the policy making of the university

What students think of the #NotoUSTHairPolicy campaign

Sep 09, 2015 - 5:22 PM

Some believe one’s hairstyle is a means for self expression while others argue that students can choose to follow the rule or simply leave the school

Tropical trouble: Dealing with damaged hair

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:30 PM

Answering some of your most basic questions to summer time hair care

What does healthy hair look like?

Jun 30, 2015 - 9:50 PM

This is how you can tell when you need to take better care of your hair

Fil-Am hairstylist Mark Bustos and the power of a haircut

Mar 04, 2015 - 10:14 PM

No matter where you come from I think we all know what it feels like to get a haircut

Hair transplants: Pakistan's new weapon of mass seduction

Nov 10, 2014 - 1:06 PM

Today there are nearly 120 hair transplant clinics in Pakistan according to official figures with a dozen in Peshawar

MASS SEDUCTION. This photograph taken on October 16, 2014, shows a Pakistani man entering a hair transplants clinic in Peshawar. Photo by A Majeed/AFP

Former WWE wrestler Sean O'Haire commits suicide - report

Sep 11, 2014 - 3:48 PM

Another former pro wrestler has died prematurely as Sean O Haire was found dead in his South Carolina home of a reported suicide

Former pro wrestler Sean Haire has died at age 43. Photo from Wikipedia

Dignity, positive energy, hope: Fil-Am cuts hair for the homeless

Aug 21, 2014 - 2:31 PM

The feeling was so rewarding I decided to bring the positive energy back to NYC says Mark Bustos

#TheNextBianca: Bianca Gonzalez unveils chic new haircut

Jun 15, 2014 - 3:50 PM

Bianca got a new haircut See the look

N. Korea officials 'target London salon over Kim haircut ad'

Apr 15, 2014 - 9:54 PM

The poster features a large picture of Kim s distinctive short back and sides hairdo with the slogan: Bad hair day? 15 off all gent cuts through the month of April

Beauty oils 101: Argan, tea tree, marula, jojoba, and more

Mar 12, 2014 - 6:40 PM

With the takeover of natural oils in the beauty market here are things you need to know in helping you choose which beauty oil to try next

Hair emergencies: Limp hair, bed head and more

Mar 06, 2014 - 8:13 PM

Dandruff? Greasy hair? No problem Here are quick fixes for your most common hair emergencies

Stuck zipper, deo stains: get over life's little emergencies

Feb 22, 2014 - 4:57 PM

You burned dessert? Can t find a taxi just when you re late – again? Here are basic solutions to everyday minor emergencies

Where can your hair take you?

Feb 16, 2014 - 12:04 AM

This video asks where can your hair take you? It’s a simple question that’s loaded with limitless possiblities

8 Strange selfie trends: Hair Smile, Riccing, the sparrow and more

Jan 17, 2014 - 6:32 PM

Would you try these selfie trends or do you think they re just plain weird?

Chasing my grays

Dec 05, 2013 - 8:00 AM

If my hair was in fact my crowning glory I didn t feel gloriless without it

A HAIRIER PAST. The author spent her first 21 years with long hair flowing down her back.

'Hair bows' created by renowned SEA bow maker

Nov 12, 2013 - 11:27 AM

The Hair Bows used in Cream Silk s Hair Sonata are crafted by a Singaporean archetier

IN PHOTOS: Cream Silk and a big night of music

Oct 21, 2013 - 9:52 AM

Music dance and beautiful hair meet under one roof

FACE OF STRONG HAIR. Sam Pinto walks out on stage during the finale of 'Cream Silk Hair Sonata.' All photos by Jory Rivera

HIGHLIGHTS: Cream Silk Hair Sonata

Oct 17, 2013 - 7:33 PM

Rappler s live coverage [blog and stream] of the performance of the world s first ever hair symphony orchestra

Witness the world’s first hair symphony orchestra

Oct 15, 2013 - 10:59 PM

Cream Silk s Hair Sonata will feature Asia s first human hair bows

SEEN AND HEARD. Witness Asia's first hair violin bow in action

Keep your skin and hair healthy this rainy season

Aug 24, 2013 - 7:18 PM

Keeping your hair and skin healthy shouldn t be much of a challenge with these 6 tips

WebHits: Washing hair in space

Jul 16, 2013 - 8:59 AM

Astronaut Karen Nyberg demonstrates how she washes her hair in space

Anne Hathaway blonde and punk at Met Gala

May 07, 2013 - 10:56 AM

The actress made heads turn with her new bleach blonde look

BLONDIE. To love or loathe Anne Hathaway's new 'do? Photo from Twitter (@feeflyxo)