The Observer

Students flaunt, celebrate unique hairstyles

Students flaunt, celebrate unique hairstyles

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

April 30, 2013

 In honor of a glorious and rather underrated holiday, Hairstyle Appreciation Day on April 30, the Observer has scoured the school in search of the best and coolest hairdos around.  From long luscious locks to chopped-up tresses, CHS is chock-full of awesome hair. Senior Amanda Lotwin can be easily identif...

Studies question safety of hair straightening treatments

By By Camille Bachrach Online Editor-in-Chief Paige Gross Online Features Editor

December 22, 2010

 Many people turn to Keratin Hair Straightening Treatment or Brazilian Blowout to remove frizz and curls from their excessively untamed hair. After hours of sitting through this lengthy process, hair is left smooth and shiny—but at what health cost? According to Erin Clott, salon manager of George...

Local salon urges girls to embrace their curls

By Emily Hall, Features Production Editor

March 1, 2010

Wafaya Obdallah sort of takes your breath away—she has rich, coffee color skin and wildly curly hair blossoming out of her head, hair that isn’t just hair but attitude. Wafaya, who runs Oasis, a hair and tanning salon off Rockville Pike and one of the only salons in the area that specializes in...

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