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Gray abandon: celebs find new purpose as they let their locks down

With their au naturel selfies they may change ageing taboos, and win relevance in a post-airbrushing world

Lisa Armstrong

Remember when celebrities defined the way we wanted to look, live and even decorate our homes? Throughout much of lockdown, the rich and famous have categorically not risen to the challenge, seemingly unable to refrain from posting pictures of their 15-acre lockdown prisons and sharing their grooming hells, while still looking suspiciously perfect in front of painstakingly curated poolscapes and art dens.

Madonna, for reasons best known to herself, ran a bath of rose petals. JLo, ostensibly unveiling her true self without hair extensions, posted a photo of herself in a pool that looked as though it had taken seven hours to light.

It’s fair to say, most of this has not gone down well with a hitherto fawning public...

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