Notes on Identity
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Notes on Identity

The Weird Embarrassment of Middle Age

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I used to see my time at the hairdressers as a lovely little ‘me-time’ treat. But as I plunge headfirst into my mid-forties, I’ve started to hate going.

The reasons for this are many and varied. One: my roots have streaks of grey in them, so going to the hairdressers is no longer just about enjoying being blonde. It’s become a functional necessity.

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Nina Jervis

Nina Jervis

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