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At Moe’s Hair Hut in Harlem, Raven Johnson, 24, wants to look good for her upcoming baby shower. She’s used to paying as much as $500 for a weave. That includes $250 for long, silky human-hair extensions and another $250 for the stylist who sews them into the tight braids of Johnson’s own hair.  But this time, thanks to a startup called Mayvenn, she’ll pay $250 total. After three hours of meticulous labor by stylist Ericka Barksdale as R&B blasts over the sound system, flowing tresses tumble over Johnson’s shoulders. Beaming, she says, “This is the best deal I’ve ever...

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Selma Blair attends the H&M x Sesame Street Partnership Celebration on September 28, 2019 in West Hollywood, CA. Jason Lowrie/BFA.com Selma Blair says it’s been a process learning how to wear makeup with her newly shaved head. The 47-year-old talked to Us at the H&M x Sesame Street partnership celebration in Los Angeles over the weekend all about her love of makeup, including one trend that she recently learned isn’t for her. Selma Blair Shares Humorous and Heartwarming Makeup Tutorial for People With MS Although she doesn’t wear it every day, Blair revealed that has a real deep love of...

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Beyoncé, Katy Perry and Keira Knightley all do it. Dolly Parton has been doing it since 1973. And the esteemed hairstylist of everyone from Princess Diana to Lady Gaga told Allure in 2017, “The attitude towards extensions and wigs has completely and utterly changed. It’s as acceptable now as it was in the ‘60s…A wig or hair piece is now an accessory.” Apparently wigs are trending, and the over 50 crowd is paying attention. null Getty According to ReportLinker, the global wig market is expected to reach revenues of more than $10 billion by 2023, growing at an annual rate...

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ROCKY RIVER, Ohio -- Gina’s Salon & Wigs opened to the public on Sept. 29. Gina Ayala’s big, bright salon on the first floor of the building at the corner of Detroit and Wooster roads, across from the Old River stores, displays what looks like hundreds of wigs. Ayala specializes in wigs, although she provides other salon services, as well. She is especially proud, though, of the help she is able to give to people who are ill and going through treatments that result in hair loss. Ali Rose, a longtime customer of Gina’s -- at least 10 years, she...

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