Pandemic upends men’s grooming routines: Expert predicts long hair, beards back in style by summer

Pandemic upends men’s grooming routines: Expert predicts long hair, beards back in style by summer

[Ed. – Some of us are passing our long hours at home binge-watching TV or reading. Others are passing time by speculating on changes to men’s hairstyles.]

You’re overdue for a haircut, but you just realized your local barbershop is one of the many businesses closed stop [sic] the spread of COVID-19. You’re not alone.

It doesn’t appear the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued specific guidance on whether to get your haircut or nails done. But the CDC has advised people to avoid social gatherings of more than 10 people and stay at least 6 feet away from others.

“The primary way of cutting down the potential pathway of exposure and transmission is through social distancing,” Mitchel Rosen, associate professor at the Rutgers School of Public Health, told Insider. “Obviously someone doing your hair or nails is right on top of you.”

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But there are things you can do to maintain your grooming habits, says male image consultant and men’s style expert Aaron Marino. …

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