The Hairdresser is…..

“It is my considered opinion that the hairdresser is the most influential person in any community. When the public goes to a hairdresser, something happens to them. They feel safe , they relax. The hairdresser knows what their skin is like under the makeup; they know their age; they don’t have to keep up any type of pretense. People tell a hairdresser things they wouldn’t dare confess to a priest and they are open about matters they try and o conceal from a doctor. When people place their secret lives in the hairdresser’s hands, the hairdresser gains an authority few other people attain. I have heard hairdressers quoted with complete conviction on art , literature, politics, economics, childcare and morals. I tell you that a clever, thoughtful, ambitious hairdresser wields a power beyond the comprehension of most people “

John Steinbeck