Beauty Parlors vs. Barber Shops

Why do men and women get their hair cut at different places? © H. Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock/Corbis

Compared to barber shops that have been around since ancient Greece, women's salons and beauty parlors are relatively new inventions. Cristen and Caroline look at the history of each, as well as the gender and racial politics woven into the places we get our hair cut.

Topics in this Podcast: Beauty, Hair