Modern Living: Bald Is Beautiful

It has long been classified as a disease. The ancient Egyptians tried to cure it with the application of equal dollops of the fat of a lion, a hippopotamus, a crocodile and a serpent. "Ashes of little frogs, applyed suddenly, cureth the Fall of Hair," promised another early recipe. Through the receding centuries, man has tried to treat the bane of baldness with elm-tree bark, watercress, onions, creosote, cholesterol and cortisone.

Now, suddenly, a new wind is blowing among the hairless. Not since the days of Yul Brynner's dominion as the King of Siam...

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