Niamh Greene: Jennifer Aniston has gone for a bob but losing your hair can be no laughing matter
A documentary on RTE 2 last night examined our complex relationship with our hair. 'Hair: the Long and the Short of It' explores how what's on top of our heads can have such a profound effect on how we feel about ourselves.
There's something about hair that fascinates us -- it can even be (sorry) headline news.
Jennifer Aniston was recently in the press simply because she chopped off her famous locks in favour of a bob. Kate Middleton, meanwhile, was on the front pages because she dared to step outside the palace door sporting a few wiry greys in her otherwise perfect mane.