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Description - Splitting Hairs by Mimi Pond

From glorious tresses to embarassing messes, bouffants to comb-overs, and rugs to plugs, here's a hilarious look at hair that will leave yours standing on end!With her razor-sharp wit, Mimi Pond offers hair-raising glimpses of barbershop and beauty disasters, presents profiles of hairdressers from heaven and hell, and recaps famous hair moments in film and television. She chronicles the major hair trends of the twentieth century and their impact on history, providing insight into how hair has built financial empires and ruined political campaigns. To top it off, she provides tips and snippets of information on such topics as: hair and religion: The higher the hair, the closer to GodBreaking up is hard to do: Good excuses when you change hairdressersCurl up and die: Weaves, cellophaning, green hair, oxidation, and other hair-coloring mysteriesHair as a political statement, or fifty ways to bug your motherThe myth of the blonde and where it began

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684826431
ISBN-10: 0684826437
Format: Paperback
(127mm x 203mm x 8mm)
Pages: 140
Imprint: Fireside Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mimi Pond

Mimi Pond is the author of The Valley Girls' Guide to Life, Secrets of the Powder Room, Shoes Never Lie, and A Groom of One's Own. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

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