In Moscow, New Barbershops Trim Away Old Notions Of Russian Masculinity

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Back in the olden days – maybe five years ago in Moscow time – the Russian word for barbershop was rather quaint: parikmakherskaya, or literally, “wig shop.” While women could tend to their coiffures in ubiquitous salony krasoty, beauty salons, men had to content themselves with surly babushkas delivering awkward, cookie-cutter haircuts in spartan halls: http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/03/06/518781907/in-moscow-new-barbershops-trim-away-old-notions-of-russian-masculinity