• The Guardian view on hair salons re-opening: hair today, gone tomorrow | Editorial

    6 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    From Monday, millions will seek to take back control of their appearance after a torrid year What would William Prynne, one of England's most fearsome Puritans, have made of the state of the nation's hair, out of control as it is and running wild? Appalled by the flowing tresses fashionable among the cavaliers of the 1630s, Prynne couldn't find enough words to condemn such excess: “Unlawful, effeminate, vainglorious, evil,” he fulminated, as recorded by the historian Lucy Worsley. “Odious, immodest, indecent... ungodly, horrid, strange, outlandish... pernicious, offensive, ridiculous...
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