Everyone has a hair story. For some hair is a shield; for others it’s a beacon. Our relationship to our hair evolves as we do, but beauty companies ask us to focus on what goes wrong rather than right, adding fuel to our self-loathing. What if we could learn to love what we’ve been taught to hate? Hairstory products help liberate us from negative norms that limit the expression of innate beauty.
We asked some provocative questions about hair care and came up with some surprising answers: Is shampoo the best way to wash? (No. It’s the worst.) Why are there so many shampoos for every type imaginable? (More stuff = more revenue.) How many hair products do the best hairdressers in the world actually need? (About 6, tops.)