Blogs by Nancy J Cohen
2/15/2009 5:34:47 AM
Maybe it’s because I write the Bad Hair Day mysteries, but I seem to be drawn to articles about hair. Remember the Victorian mourning jewelry made from hair mentioned in my book, Died Blonde? This fascination with hair doesn’t only date back to the old days. Today you can get a forecast for your hair, otherwise known as a “haircast” at this site, if you want to know what kind of hair day you will be having: www.justweather.com
Another article that caught my fancy talks about the hair trade in India. Ever wonder where your wig or extensions come from? It appears that pilgrims who visit Hindu temples offer their hair as part of a purification rite or as a good luck offering. Their lengths are washed, bagged, and sold for up to $250 a pound. The pilgrims don’t get paid but the temples make money on this deal. Chinese buyers snap up the product. Other export sources may be Indonesia, Italy, and Russia, where hair used to come from prisoners. Synthetics, anyone?
Here are some other fun sites related to hair
And if you want to donate hair to a good cause:
Have a bouffant day!
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