The kind of attention we do and don’t want.
A diagnosis, and a letter to a former self.
A quick, simple, sustainable style.
If you’re bored of your protective style, here are some ideas to spice up your coiffure.
Meet one of L.A.’s few female barbers. Plus: Adele’s new music video, the secret history of hoodies, & more.
Some seriously fun hair accessories.
Meanings can shift.
Glitz and glam for your strands.
Five hair stories.
Of course it’s “your” hair—you paid for it!
October’s theme is CAST OF CHARACTERS. Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!