human hair

Your "Human" Hair Extensions May Actually Contain Goat

Photo by Shutterstock Hair extensions are a big business in China, but a recent investigation by BBC News has revealed that what women think is pure human hair may be a laced with goat.…

Read More >

Studio Swine Turns Human Hair Into Decorative Objects

If anyone knows how to turn a hairy situation on its head, it’s Studio Swine. The London-based design firm has created a series of decorative objects, from an Art Deco-inspired…

Read More >

Chinese Woman Spends 11 Years Knitting Coat From Her Own Hair

Instead of fretting when her beautiful hair started to fall out in her 30s, Xiang Renxian decided to transform it into a lasting gift- a hat and coat for her husband. The former…

Read More >

Remedios Vincent Recycles Antique Tools Into Cunning Accessories

There once was a time before the appearance of big box stores when tools were crafted as both objects of utility and beauty. With not a speck in plastic in sight, these objects shone in…

Read More >

Gillette Puts Boston Red Sox "Beard Balls" Up for Charity Auction

Gillette is offering what might be the weirdest piece of sports memorabilia since Ty Cobb’s false teeth. To raise money for men’s health, the Boston shaving giant has put up…

Read More >

10 Frightening Eco-Fashions That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

DEM BONES Los Angeles’s Bones and Feathers Collective creates anatomically correct jewelry by hand-dipping wax casts of fox, shark, and rattlesnake vertebrae into molten bronze…

Read More >

Artist Upcycles Vintage Teeth, Prosthetic Eyes Into Macabre Accessories

Photos by Gosia Janik y Fernando Ocaña Like something out a Terry Gilliam film, FEEAS jewelry by Remedios Vincent creates jewelry from antique medical instruments, porcelain figures,…

Read More >

Golden Tresses? You Can Now Dye Your Hair With Actual Gold

Photo by Shutterstock Looking to dye your lovely locks, but without the toxic chemicals? Well, you’re in luck because you could be dying your hair with gold someday. Though a…

Read More >

Nina Khazani Recycles Human Hair Into Curiously Glamorous Accessories

HAIRY SITUATION Human hair isn’t the easiest material to work with. Then again, Khazani is an old hand at bending it to her will. She first started experimenting with shorn human…

Read More >

Would You Use a Comb Made from Human Hair?

Now here’s a thought that will get your mind into a tangle: Would you comb your hair with another person’s mane? That’s the question Italian designer Giorgia Zanellato…

Read More >

Gross or Glorious? Kerry Howley Turns Human Hair into Intricate Necklaces

ATTRACTION/AVERSION Piqued by these dueling emotions, Howley wanted to see if she could make discarded follicles attractive again. Each of the five resulting necklaces, inspired by…

Read More >

Studio Swine’s Eyeglasses Are Made of Human Hair

Hair today, gone tomorrow? Two Royal College of Art graduates have discovered a way to turn human tresses into sustainable eyewear. Not all of us are blessed with 20/20 vision, which…

Read More >

Brooklyn Designer Makes Jewelry From Human Hair: Cool or Creepy?

When most people talk about “hair accessories,” they generally mean adornments that you wear in your hair. Not Larissa De Souza Varges, though. The Brooklyn-based jewelry…

Read More >

  • 1