Off Message: In the age of Covid-19, vanity has to take a raincheck
With hair and beauty salons shut, we’re learning to live with bushy eyebrows, outgrown roots – and Zoom conference calls to show us all at our worst rather than our best
Can we talk about Instagram filters please? I’d like to talk about filters, because – memo to my personal vanity calibrator here – I hadn’t realised how dependent on them I had become. For years, I would blithely add an Instagram filter to one of my photographs, post it online, and then lean back and feel a warm glow of happiness if the picture attracted likes from followers.
Of course, the...
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