It’s Time to Redefine “Mom Hair”

The term “mom hair” is often used to refer to a very short haircut, as it is stereotypically assumed that most women chop their long locks off after having a baby in order to be lower maintenance. This implied phenomenon was even the topic of a frivolous, and somewhat offensive, article in the New York Times back in June. However, this is not what “mom hair” means to me. To me, “mom hair” means hair that is way too long and far too neglected. I have not had a haircut…

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