A growing desire for the glossy, long locks of celebrities is fuelling a multimillion pound global trade in human hair, with demand for hair extensions surging in the past year, according to e-commerce website Alibaba.com. Searches for human hair extensions in Britain jumped 160 percent in the 12 months to the end of June, with salons noting an increase in women seeking to emulate the hair of stars such as former “X Factor” judge Cheryl Cole and Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger.
- 28 August 2011
Madame First Lady, Don’t feel slighted that I have not addressed you as “Your Excellency,” as your husband prefers. I have always been of the opinion that “First Lady” is a title sufficient to make you feel respected, even pleased, because, the last time I checked, “Your Excellency” is reserved for Presidents and Ambassadors, which you are not. The words you uttered in Mzimba earlier this week are the reason for my writing this open letter to you.