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Politicians Are Arguing About Whether You Should Wash Your Hair Before Bed

Education secretary Nicky Morgan says you shouldn't. But her Labour counterpart, Tristram Hunt, thinks you should. Who's right?

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The bizarre row kicked off when Hunt was answering questions on website Mumsnet on Monday.

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After being complimented on his "fine head of hair", he replied: "Thank you very much for the kind comment!

"Any credit for this must go to Jack – my hairdresser. In terms of tips, I would always recommend washing your hair before you go to bed!"

She was told she had a "tremendous head of hair" and was asked for her "top tips for looking unruffled" at Prime Minister's Questions.

Morgan replied: "For once I agree with Tristram in that I have to thank my hairdresser Kate. But he's completely got it wrong on washing your hair before bed!"

  1. So tell us – should you wash your hair before bed?

    Yes, definitely, it saves time in the morning.
    No way, I like it fresh for the day.

Politicians Are Arguing About Whether You Should Wash Your Hair Before Bed

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    No way, I like it fresh for the day.

Emily Ashton is a senior political correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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