Tag: hair

Egypt’s underground sisterhood

Egyptian women are under attack from a failing patriarchy. But what is overlooked is that they are fighting back through grassroots emancipation.

How iSlam made the West cool

Those who fear Muslim influence should raise a glass to the Sultan of Style when they freshen up, don the latest fashions or enjoy dining out.

The hair that binds

Despite its bonding potential, a trip to the hairdresser’s can inflict trauma on soap-phobic pre-adolescent boys and their mullet-phobic fathers.

Policing the beard

In Egypt, beards have gone from indicating piety to symbolising political affiliation. Police neutrality requires officers to remove their facial hair.

Not so simply red

Mick Hucknall’s admission that he slept with thousands of women shatters one ginger stereotype, but discrimination against redheads goes way back.