Style BBC Breakfast's Naga Munchetty faces 'lockdown' hair dilemma - and fans have their say
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This goes out to all the Black women who somehow managed to not completely neglect their hair during the mismatched highs and lows that made last year so unbelievable. My hair has gone through three cycles of protective styles, an extended dry-scalp mini-series, and even now I’m going back and forth on whether to dye my hair, loc it, or invest in a wig. (Just reading that back I can feel the anxiety — yikes.) Until I settle on a hairstyle, I decided to pull my bonnet from the crevice it fell into near my bed and sleep under its silky protection — a routine so many Black women are familiar with.
Just like the rest of us in the UK,has joked that she is in need of a haircut amid the ongoing coronavirus restrictions.
Taking to her Instagram page on Wednesday, thestar shared a selfie following her daily run where she touched upon the state of her growing hair.
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"The weather for running is certainly improving. The need for a haircut is certainly apparent. Happy Wednesday X," she wrote in the caption.
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Some of her fans were able to relate, while others suggested keeping the longer hair. "Nah, don’t cut it for a while longer, see it how it goes - looks good," remarked one follower. Another said: "Glad you enjoyed your run, your hair looks wicked!"
A third person sympathised, saying: "My hair needs a cut too but I use clippers with no guard and it's a little too cold to go that short." Another post read: "Yep feel your pain too!!"
Last year, Naga and her co-host Charlie Stayt discussed the rise in at-home haircuts once hair salons and barbers were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Taking matters into her own hands, the 45-year-old revealed: "I couldn't take it anymore, I actually cut all my hair. Many of my make-up friends and hairdressing friends have said, 'What on earth are you doing?' but I couldn't take it."
"It's been done and I think I did OK," she added, as she showed off the haircut for the cameras. "It's neat, there are no chunks out of it – I think it's OK, a bit messy maybe."
She has previously shown the results of her DIY haircut, sharing a number of snaps on Instagram. "I couldn't stop myself," Naga said back in May. "I was only meant to trim the sides! Couldn't bear the curly bits misbehaving anymore. Ho hum."
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