Work­ing from home has been a close shave, writes KYLIE LANG

Sunday Territorian - - OPINION -

I’VE shaved my legs. Six weeks of work­ing from home, and 16 ra­zor blades later, the job is done.

Could it be there are lots of women with jobs that, preCOVID-19, re­quired them to ven­ture out­side the home and in­ter­act with count­less peo­ple daily, yet who have brazenly aban­doned ra­zors and tweez­ers in lock­down?

We have to con­sider this to be a dis­tinct pos­si­bil­ity.

Be­cause I’ve heard re­ports of women, in their droves, ditch­ing makeup. I know!

But re­ally, who needs 31 lip­sticks when you don’t need to wear even one? The dog doesn’t care if you’re paint­ing your lips Rus­sian Red, Lady Dan­ger or Please Me.

This re­al­ity hit home when de­clut­ter­ing my bath­room cup­boards on a re­cent week­end of go­ing nowhere.

Which week­end it was I can’t be cer­tain, or per­haps it was a Wed­nes­day.

It’s all been quite rev­o­lu­tion­ary.

And now that re­stric­tions are be­ing re­laxed some­what, I won­der what else we can jet­ti­son with­out much re­gret.

If there’s one thing this cri­sis has taught me – and I ex

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