IRVINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — The New York estate built a century ago by a daughter of slaves who made her fortune selling hair care products for black women has been purchased by an organization founded by the owner of Essence magazine.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Damion Champ only knew one way to do his little girl's hair: a style he calls the emergency ghetto-fabulous ponytail.
Beyond that, his only other solution for fixing up his 6-year-old daughter's locks was to "look for women who already do hair and ask them how much they charge."
RIVER FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Leonard Lavin, who built a small beauty supply firm into the billion-dollar Alberto-Culver company and owned a successful horse breeding, training and racing operation, has died. He was 97.
Lavin died Wednesday at a family home in the Chicago suburb of River Forest from complications of pneumonia, family spokesman Dan Stone said Friday.
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande doesn't look like a man who spends 10,000 euros ($11,000) a month on his hair.
Yet the deeply unpopular Socialist leader, who was elected on a populist mandate of taxing the super-wealthy, is embroiled in an embarrassing scandal over the exorbitant price of his hair care that detractors have dubbed #Coiffeurgate.
The topic was, well, so topical that he had to address it Thursday in his traditional Bastille Day...