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The Challenges of Life with Curly Hair in Humid Houston

Posted on · As we all know, Houston is humid. Among the many challenges and annoyances that can present is the nightmare those with curly hair face trying to control their frizz. Houston Matters’ Paige Phelps is one such Houstonian, and she introduces us to some more. And she visits a salon specializing in customers with curly locks. […]

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Is Big Texas Hair Still a Thing?

Posted on · The notion of “Texas hair” has always been one thing: It’s big. So much was the case that Former Texas Governor Ann Richards declared an official Texas Big Hair Day in 1993. But is Texas hair still a thing? We’ll discuss how the notion of Texas hair is changing. More: How to Do Big Hair (Texas […]

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What Does it Take to Grow a Championship Beard or Mustache?

Posted on · Last month, you might have noticed a surprising increase in facial hair around the city of Houston. There’s a chance it was the result of “No-Shave November,” which aims to raise awareness for men’s health issues and get people to embrace facial hair. But Houston Matters’ Conner Clifton, who himself grew a mustache in November, […]