Me and My Hair

Me and My Hair

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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 a€˜anything 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 youa€™ll hear the voices of women from around Britain talking about their hair - whether ita€™s their longing to have a€˜Shirley 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
Author:Patricia Malcolmson
Publisher:Andrews UK Limited - 2013-03-04


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