Science or sexism? The beauty industry’s slow reopening
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Beauty salons have been given the green light to reopen on Monday, but not all treatments will go ahead. Manicures, massages and leg waxes are back on the menu, but no treatments can be carried out above the neck - apart from beard trimming. It’s led to a “beards v brows” debate and allegations of sexism. The Telegraph’s Women’s Editor, Claire Cohen and Beauty Director, Sonia Haria join Theodora Louloudis to discuss the importance of the beauty industry and why they believe this is another symptom of a lockdown designed “by men, for men”.

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