Pinterest Adds Hair Pattern Search Tool With BIPOC Pinners in Mind

Users can refine their searches by coily, curly, protective, shaved/bald, straight, wavy


Pinterest’s efforts to bring inclusivity into its product suite continued with Wednesday’s rollout of beauty search tool hair pattern search.

The platform said in a blog post Wednesday, “With millions of people coming to Pinterest for hair and beauty inspiration, Pinterest has an opportunity and responsibility to redefine representation online for everyone. Today, we’re introducing our latest advancement in inclusive beauty search with the rollout of hair pattern search, a first-of-its-kind technology, created with Black, Brown and Latinx Pinners in mind, that empowers users to search for hair inspiration across hair types.”

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