Hair Care and Styling

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    A Timeline of the World, Post-Beyoncé Haircut

    On August 7, in the year of Beyoncé and Blue Ivy 2013, a photo was placed on the official royal Instagram of her Bey-Hiveness Beyoncé. The queen had gotten a haircut. People gasped, women immediately called their beauticians at the stroke of midnight wanting the cut. Rihanna, Miley Cyrus and Pin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Six Examples of How James Harden Follows in the Tradition of Great Rockets Hair

    When the Houston Rockets acquired James Harden in late October, general manager Daryl Morey finally found the superstar that he longed for. Houston would go on to post billboards around the city featuring Harden with the caption, "The Beard Has Landed!" So far, Harden has delivered, as he is one of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    David Sha's "Her Hair" Is Unapologetically Natural

    The other day our dear friend Lisa told Rocks Off a story that really brought emotion and life to Houston R&B artist David Sha's anthem, "Her Hair," a romantic cry for African-American women to wear their hair as God intended -- natural. The story goes that when Lisa saw Mary Lou Retton win the al ... More >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    15 Awesome Things About This 1987 Phil Simms Workout Video

    With the ongoing studies of head trauma and player safety, we're always talking about how NFL players are "bigger, stronger and faster" in this day and age. A lot of this has to do with advancements in nutrition and training. While the league will likely spend millions paying doctors to conduct al ... More >>

  • Music

    February 3, 2011
  • Calendar

    December 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Seven Reasons Why Your Hair Stylist Hates You

    Soccer Moms -- SHUT UP!!!!​Okay, we admit it -- we don't really care who cuts our hair. But we drafted someone who does, to find out the inner secrets of the scissors-wielding fraternity.She talked to one of the best hair stylists in Houston, and learned things that made her hair curl -- and turne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Mullets & More: 17 Signature Musical Hairstyles

    ​If you have hair, Craig's Hlist hates you. Not in a "you shot my whole family" or "you are the serial killer who dissolved my sibling in a vat of acid" way, more in a "you got the last sausage and cheese kolaches at the office" way. Our hair loss began sometime in high school, when we were ... More >>

  • Film

    July 29, 2010

    Red Bull

    Alain Resnais does his carrot-topped muse no favors in Wild Grass.

  • Music

    July 8, 2010
  • Film

    June 24, 2010

    Emancipation Proclamation

    Tilda Swinton's got to be free in I Am Love.

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    Game Changer: Farouk Shami's Rap Song

    Some may carp that it has come too late in the game to make a difference, but we ask you to listen to what we guess is called "Farouk is on Fire," by the rapper J. Xavier.Shami is described in the song as "our future Texas governor," which at least leaves open the possibility that it's the 2014 or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    New DVDs This Week: Good Hair by Chris Rock

    This is bad hair: that ratty, tatty, tangle of hair that has been relaxed, greased and flattened to within an inch of its life sitting atop the heads of lots of African American women (and some men). Since it won't do anything even slightly Vanessa Williams-like (no bouncing curls or windswept ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Young Sisters Get Boys Haircuts And A Role In TUTS' Miss Saigon

    Two Houston sisters, Audrey and Emma Kim, ages 4 and 6 respectively, sacrificed their long hair the other day in order to play the part of Tam, the son who is born to the main character Kim in Miss Saigon. The girls, both students at Theatre Under the Stars' Humphries School, were alternately in hi ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    East Texas School District Takes Bold Stand Against Helping Cancer Survivors

    ​On one side: A 16-year-old kid who a) actually a solid-enough citizen to have a job already, and b) loves the memory of his grandma who died from cancer, and c) would like to grow his hair long enough to donate it to Locks of Love, which helps cancer patients dealing with chemo-caused hair loss/O ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 26, 2009

    Steel Magnolias

    Web exclusive!

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Federal Judge Says Needville Shouldn't Have Kept Long-Haired Native American Boy Out of School

    A federal judge ruled this week that the Needville Independent School District was wrong to keep a five-year-old Native American boy out of kindergarten because of his long hair. "You stand up for something that you believe is wrong, and you let people know and it gets fixed," says Adriel Arocha's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Texas Governor's Race: The Fun Is Beginning

    As you've no doubt heard, Kay Bailey Hutchison yesterday took the first steps to enter what would be a highly, highly entertaining GOP primary for the governorship next year (Just think of the hair-care budgets alone between her and Rick Perry).What about the not-so-boy wonder from Houston, Mayor Bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Highest-Ranking NASA Woman Ever Prepares For Re-Entry To Private Life

    Shana Dale, the highest-ranking woman in NASA history, is leaving the agency after three years as second-in-command.NASA's press release on the subject said she announced the decision today, but readers of her blog were tipped off about it last week. (Clearly, we were not readers of her blog.)Dale s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2008

    O. Rufus Lovett

    The Kilgore Rangerettes make big hair and high kicks an art form

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2008


    "Seattle's last hair band" takes on The Mink

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008

    You're Facing The ACLU Now, Needville

    Adriel Arocha, the five-year-old boy who went to kindergarten in Needville despite his long hair, made it a week in class before he was put into In-School Suspension because his hair was too long. The ACLU filed a lawsuit today against the school district to stop the punishment. "We regret that th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Rainbow Hair Is Apparently A "Distraction" In Galveston

    Public school administrators with, like totally dorky fashion sense are at it again. This time, they have struck at Galveston’s Ball High School, where student April Barton’s rainbow-hued coif has her on the receiving end of vague threats from the principal’s office, the Galveston County Dail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2008

    Will The Native American Kid With Long Hair Start School Monday?

    The (possible) start of school for five-year-old Adriel Aroacha is Monday, and the Needville Independent School District will be forced to finally make a decision on what to do about the child's long hair. Adriel's parents say they'll take the boy to kindergarten, and if he is sent home they'll b ... More >>

  • News

    July 10, 2008

    A Native American Family Fights Against Hair Length Rules

    When five-year-old Adriel Arocha ran afoul of the Needville school district, getting cut off wasn't an option for his parents

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    I Cannot Stop Watching the Trojan Vibrator Ad

    Um, has anyone else seen the Trojan ad for that new purple vibrator you can wear on your fingertip? You have? You want to see it again? I first saw the ad on late night cable, and I was initially stunned as I watched two bad actresses discuss Trojan’s new Vibrating Touch, a small massager th ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 17, 2008
  • Calendar

    July 12, 2007


    Trip down memory lane in your stilettos

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2007

    Found...and Now We’re Lost

    I found this flyer this morning at Diedrich Coffee on Montrose. Is this some sort of viral marketing campaign or someone with a serious eye problem who's really into prayer? Maybe this guy is just terrified of having a bad haircut or rocking the pirate look. Hit up the comments if you've got any inf ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 10, 2006
  • Calendar

    July 13, 2006
  • Calendar

    March 2, 2006
  • Culture

    February 10, 2005

    Preserving Hair-itage

    A photographer documents traditional Nigerian hairstyles

  • Resolutions

    January 20, 2005

    That's Rich

    We're not making up these beauty and fitness treatments

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Music

    April 22, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
  • Calendar

    July 31, 2003

    Hair Today...

    A documentary restyles a misconstrued haircut

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Sports Broadcaster

    Mark Berman, KRIV, Channel 26

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Trophy Room

    Lobby of Lanier Middle School

  • Music

    May 2, 2002

    Rock 'n Boil

    Saturday, May 4

  • News

    August 2, 2001


    Pull Back the Cover, Bellaire Brats, Do It Yourself

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Hair Line

    Superfast at Supercuts? Not if you want Trevino's special styling.

  • Calendar

    February 22, 2001

    Honestly Neurotic

    Go see Richard Lewis, even if you haven't forgiven him for doing Wagons East!

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Hairdresser

    Kevin Roberts, On the Cover

  • Dining

    September 7, 2000


    Lunch with: Melissa Noble

  • Culture

    July 8, 1999

    Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

    Clune's Chicks takes a cheeky look at the '70s

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