One can experience joy, or fear, or just pure adrenaline—everyone is different. And now, with quarantine in the mix, it seems that more and more women are eager for the change. I initially buzzed my hair six years ago after leaving a domestic violence relationship. There was something about knowing he touched the hair on my head that disgusted me.
People are shaving their heads in quarantine — here's why
Quarantine head-shaving becomes permanent as some embrace the bald - Vox
Sometimes a hashtag sums it up perfectly. A phrase topped the quartet: "The future is female, and it doesn't have time for styling products. The message is clear. A community of women with buzz cuts and shaved heads is growing under hashtags that embrace the look, uniting people in dismissing societal standards and celebrating those who do what they want. Especially considering the beauty ideals that are pushed on women from birth thanks, shampoo commercials , bald women's blatant refusal to exist for anyone but themselves is groundbreaking. The look isn't new—women have worn their hair shorn since ancient Egypt, and iconic women throughout history have adopted the look—but with the current climate of women rejecting antiquated norms in favor of self-determination, now more than ever is the time for women to own their look. When did you first shave your head?
9 Women on What It Felt Like to Shave Their Heads
These days, a fair number of people are taking razor in hand in pursuit of a smooth head. Some have health conditions that affect hair growth, while some just want a new look. Read on as we explore the benefits and side effects of shaving your head, as well as tips on how to do it safely.
With many salons and barbershops closed , people of all ages and genders are shaving their own heads for the first time. The Cut talked to 17 people about why they decided to buzz in quarantine: to save money on shampoo; to push gender boundaries while stuck inside; to inspire a certain intimidating, masculine new-in-the-military look; or just to fight boredom. Read on to see them all.