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9 Things You Can Do With Your Quarantine Hair

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“Good hair, as it turns out, is not essential during a pandemic. While millions hoarded toilet paper, others beelined to their stylist for one last haircut or color before salons closed. Now they’re staring in the mirror contemplating a crowning glory that is not so glorious…[D]esperate hair requires desperate measures.”

— Roxanne Roberts’ “When every day is a bad hair day: Getting to the roots of our new reality.” The Washington Post. April 9, 2020.

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Alice Gomstyn is a sometime humorist and longtime journalist. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, McSweeney's Internet Tendency & Working Mother Magazine. She's also contributed to the humor anthologies, "Scary Mommy's Guide to Surviving the Holidays" and "It's Really 10 Months: Special Delivery," as well as the feminist anthology, "You Do You." www.alicegomstyn.com

Ali Solomon is a teacher, cartoonist, and mom of two from NYC whose work has appeared in the New Yorker, McSweeney's, WIRED, and The Believer. Her first book, "I am 'Why Do I Need Venmo' Years Old," is forthcoming from Running Press in July 2021. Find more of her cartoons on Instagram @Alisolomain.