Thanks to the glam metal era, hairsprays have made their resurgence in men’s fashion today. Looking back to the 1980s music scene where men looked androgynous with gothic makeup and shrubbery hair, you somehow get the connotation that hairsprays are either for women, gays or a hardcore metal rock star who thinks whatever he’s clad in will make it to fashion magazines, regardless of generation.
So you know that weird phenomenon where you learn a new word or talk about something really random, and then it seems to follow you around?
(Actually, I’m pretending to sound like I don’t know what it’s called right now, but I do. There’s a name for it and that name is the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon. I often do that – pretend not to know as much about things as I do – because I trained myself to do so at a young age. I find that sounding like you know too much about something can make other people uncomfortable, so I tend to “dumb myself down”. This habit is almost universal among intelligent women, and that vaguely relates to what we’ll be discussing today.) Continue reading “Can You Work In The Beauty Industry and Still Be Pro-Women?” »
Side combs, in case you’re unaware (as I was), are those clips with a comb attached to them that some women may know best from their being attached to wedding veils in bridal hairstyles. But side combs are more than just veil clips – they’re also an awesome and versatile hairstyling tool.