Anita Jha is an assistant professor of English at Stanford University and a writer living in San Francisco.

    She has written for publications including Slate, Salon, and the Guardian.

    Follow her on Twitter @AnitaJha.


    How to find a beauty salon

    The beauty salon scene in San Francisco is filled with beauty gurus and celebrities, but for many in the city, the most coveted salon in town isn’t the one at Union Square or the one that hosts the Golden Globes.The beauty industry has become a…