The Power of a Pandemic Haircut

One small snip can change your worldview.

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Hair can be a constant. Hair can be comfort and warmth. It can be an identifier. It’s certainly a financial investment in your appearance and well-being. For the last few months, I’ve thrown my hair up into a ponytail when I went to work as a nanny to three children. Throughout the pandemic, I rarely “did” my hair—meaning I rarely put…