Good hair day? Bad hair day? Hair has always evoked strong emotions. In this fascinating book, Patricia Malcolmson examines how British women over the past 150 years have managed their hair, from the extravagant styles of the late nineteenth century to the aanything goesa attitude of today, taking in along the way the daring bobs of the 1920s, the wartime styles of women in uniform, the slavish copying of Hollywood stars, the beehive, the hippy and the Goth. In Me and My Hair youall hear the voices of women from around Britain talking about their hair - whether itas their longing to have aShirley Templea curls, the visits of the nit nurse, their first home perm, roasting under hood dryers, going platinum blonde, hilarious experiments with hair extensions, or fears of going grey.Cheshire said she a#39;would really, really love to go to one of these celebrity hairdressers to get myhair cut and coloured. ... 1, 300 people in the United Kingdom a number that had risen 25 percent in 15 years according to the industrya#39;s best known training manual. ... Colours weredrawn from a female palette; reception areas became luxurious, often embellished with fresh flowers; window displays often withanbsp;...
|Title||:||Me and My Hair|
|Publisher||:||Andrews UK Limited - 2013-03-04|