This is Beth. With fun facts for straight bob month.

From The New York TImes Magazine July 21, 2013: “But the hairdryer didn’t didn’t seriously take off until the 1920s, which happened to be about the same time that utility companies began sending out salesmen with irons and toasters and hotplates, trying to push daytime consumer appliances to even out residential use, which was heavier in the evenings. It was also around the same time the bob came into vogue.”

hair dryer

The result – people (women) started washing their hair way more frequently. Slaves to electricity, to our appliances.

“Having clean, shiny, fluffy hair – that’s a 20th-century thing.”

P.S. Thanks Michelle!