Salon’s ‘Quiet Chair’ Relieves You of Unthinkable Burden of Speaking to Fellow Human

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On the long list of Things to Fear When Going to the Hair Salon, "having to make small talk with your stylist" falls somewhere between "leaving looking like 2009-era Britney Spears" and "confronting the vast emptiness of your soul after staring at your own reflection for an hour." Now a new salon in the U.K. has created a "quiet chair" for the socially anxious among us.

South Wales's Bauhaus salon now allows clients to book a quiet chair at each of its two locations, guaranteeing them a haircut free of the unthinkable burden of interacting with a fellow human. Finally liberated from the struggle to come up with a way to explain your weird internet job, you can now focus on what's really important at the salon: coming to terms with just how startlingly unattractive you look with wet hair.