Just because someone doesn’t have a roof over their head doesn’t mean that head can’t be well-groomed, as one New York City stylist who usually commands upwards of $150 for his hair services is showing by providing free haircuts to those in need. [More]
Hello there! Do you have an extra $1,000 to spare? If you did, what are the odds that you’d spend it all on one haircut and blowdry? Slim, probably, unless your face is currently gracing the pages of whichever various celeb magazines are popular nowadays. But while there are some people out there who would splash out some serious cash on self-grooming, we’ve got a few other suggestions for that moolah. [More]
Here’s the thing about the back of your head: you can’t see it. When Patrick stopped by his local Mastercuts to freshen up his ‘do, they stylist let him leave without mentioning the fresh new bald spot on the back of his head. And it was only his girlfriend who was bold enough to mention the problem, finally snapping the picture at left with a cell phone camera to prove it. Mastercuts employees insisted that he must have a medical condition that caused the spot. Nope.
I’ve always been intrigued by the Flowbee, the hair cutting vacuum attachment heavily promoted on late 80’s late night infomercials, but I was never quite sure how it worked. Now a new, edited for maximum comedic impact, version of the original instructional video has surfaced and all my questions have been answered.
After receiving a coupon in the mail, Jacqueline thought she would save some money by getting her hair trimmed at a local Supercuts. This turned out to be a false economy, since her stylist didn’t seem to actually listen to what Jacqueline wanted, and was more interested in her lunch than in her customer.
The Wall Street Journal reports on yet another casualty of the flagging economy: decent haircuts. As consumers confront dwindling bank accounts, they’re taking the scissors into their own hands – sometimes, with disastrous results.