A Day in the Life of a Hairstylist

“She has dreams to be an envy, so she’s starving.  You know, ‘Covergirls eat nothing.’”  Alessia Cara sings these words in her song “Scars to your beautiful.”  These words ring true in the beauty industry.  “Women will skip meals all week long to save money to get their hair done,” Gale Bradley informs her students at DelMarVa Beauty Academy.  In small-town Salisbury, Md., Salisbury University students hoard financial aid and beer money to make a trip to the salon for that new color they saved to their Pinterest board.  What drives these sensible women to take desperate measures to ensure an appointment at their salon? Continue reading “A Day in the Life of a Hairstylist”