Tight Budgets Lead to 'Recession Hair'

Much has been written about uncommon economic indicators, such as economist George Taylor's hemline index, which predicts that women's skirts get shorter in bullish times and longer in bear markets. Now, many hair salons around the country are noticing a new trend: Call it recession hair. It's usually longer, possibly greyer and, generally, less well-coiffed. "Yes, we're seeing 'recession hair,'" said Janine McIntyre, owner of Hair Attractions, a family salon in Monroe, Conn. "Our clients...Full Story
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