The Way We Live Now
Post-pandemic trends

Rachel Appleton

Hometown: Dunellen, N.J. Professor: Mary D'Ambrosio Class: Writing the Mediterranean Takeaway: As scary as change can be, there's something thrilling about a change in style. That's what I was in for when I decided to meet my Instagram idol for a haircut. His popular social media page is full of likes, yet he chopped my hair in a way I've never seen. I learned that hairstyles look better on Instagram than on my head. But I also learned that life is too short to get hung up on a bad haircut -- and that it's just a person behind that Instagram picture you tap twice.


My Hair Was Cut by an Instagram Star

Would $300 buy me glam, and Internet fame?   His online name is Salsalhair. His Instagram bio reads:  “Sal Salcedo, Mex • SF • LA • Benjamin Salon Arts District • Changing the world one head at a...