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The Salon

Intimate conversations between hairdressers and their clients around the world.

Everything is up for discussion in the salon, where intimate and frank conversations take place between a woman and her hairstylist. Whether you view a haircut as a luxury or a necessity, a hair salon is at the frontline of how we think about female identity. Six journalists from around the world pay visits to salons across the world, from Tokyo to Johannesburg to Beirut and back. We’ll hear how women view issues of race, class, wealth, sexuality and beauty through the hair on their heads. Step inside the salon, where every haircut tells a story.

Image: CeCe gets her hair washed by hairstylist Pearl in Pearl’s London Salon Credit: Neil Meads

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50 minutes

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Sun 10 Apr 2016 11:06GMT

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