Woman sitting under a hairdryer, 1938.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Woman sitting under a hairdryer, 1938.

Woodbine, George

© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library


Photograph of a woman sitting under a beehive-shaped hairdryer at the Health and Beauty Exhibition in the Horticultural Hall, Westminster, taken by Woodbine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 29 November, 1938. A 1970s study by Cecil Helman showed that many people then associated going out in the cold after a haircut was likely to bring on illness.



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