Devils debuts on OJST with this sweet, personal story about cutting her hair short for the first time! Man, reading this took me back to the first time I shaved my head in college and what a transformative experience that was. At the start of the quarantine, I decided to let my hair grow out until I got vaccinated. By the time I was getting my shot, my hair was well past my shoulders and I had spent the last year under lockdown not recognizing myself in the mirror. Finally, getting to hack all that heavy hair away earlier this month? I know what Devils means when she writes “It was like the haircut had freed me.” in her comic.
People have such deeply personal relationships with their hair and we’ve got a few more comics on the topic in our archives here at ol’ Oh Joy Sex Toy! Give’em a gander:
Body Hair Blues by Tess Thompson