How TV news hosts get camera-ready in lockdown

Broadcasters are falling back on their own skills to stay well-groomed. Unless, of course, it’s Robert Peston Alongside a photo of a not-so-stylish haircut she’d given her husband, Emily Maitlis revealed on Twitter last week that she used to work in a hairdressing salon. While her husband’s hairdo can be explained away by the fact that “she never learned to use clippers”, the Newsnight presenter’s shiny, bouncy mane three weeks into lockdown, with DIY now the only option, suggests that she certainly picked up how to do an excellent blow-dry. As grooming pages have filled with how-to hacks for eyebrows, root touch-ups and manicures, and celebrities and influencers post tips on social media, the pandemic has inspired a surprising number of beauty trends from buzzcuts and pink hair to nail art . Continue reading...