Shaven heads on women have challenged and informed ideas of beauty, power and tradition for centuries. Here’s the history of a very queer style.
In tribute to Lena Waithe, a few Autostraddle staffers got together to share the moment when they decided to cut their hair short.
In this political climate, it’s refreshing to feel powerful for a change, and it’s amazing what channeling the spirit of a galactic demagogue will do for your confidence. In case you need a boost, here are range products I love for getting the look.
Sometimes being queer and black, bisexual and biracial, feels like contradiction, like too many things, and sometimes I’m not sure that I’d recognize myself if I walked by.
Domesticity is queer culture. It is taking a space, making it feel good for you, taking care of it, showing it love, and then letting that place show you love in return.
Whether you just got a short haircut, you’ve had one for many years, or you’re thinking about a change, this post might help you make sense of your mane.
“I give myself the first hour I’m awake to lie in bed wishing I was still asleep and do the mental gymnastics necessary to get my feet on the floor. Sometimes it takes less than an hour and that’s great! Often it does not.”
Sleep apps, French girl skincare, and some truly adorable watercolors!
Bergdorf was recently fired by L’Oreal over a Facebook post about white supremacy.
Heather Hogan can conquer the world with the right routine; find out what it looks like!
How do you do mornings without caffeine? Allow Faith to demonstrate.
Here’s how to dry it before running out the door.
Welcome to AM/PM, where Autostraddle team members share our morning and evening rituals. This is how Erin starts her day!
Pixies and side shaves and short bangs, oh my!
My nails may contribute to the erasure of my queer identity, but they represent a departure from following other people’s rules — and instead listening to my own voice.
Charlie Craggs shares simple at-home remedies for brittle nails, dry hands, fungus, and more.
I hope you’re good with your fingers.
Find out how Carrie likes her eggs in the morning!
At Friar Tuck’s, Kylee wants to help everyone who walks in the door — and all genders are welcome — become the most authentic version of themselves. It’s rad as heck to see a major beauty company with a huge advertising budget like Dove honoring that.
“I take my coffee either black, or chock full of sugar and half and half. Today was definitely a light and sweet day.”