clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Finally, a Use for Google Glass: Hair Tutorials

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

As the world struggles to think of reasons why shelling out $1,500 for Google Glass is truly necessary, hair care company Matrix may be on to something. In Matrix's Class For Glass series, stylists wear Google Glass for videos on creating waves and red carpet updos from a hair stylist's POV. For the series, Matrix enlisted Danielle and Jodi Snyder from Dannijo and gave them low ponytails and buns. The Matrix stylists put on Google Glass, announce "Google side ponytail," then scroll through messy ponytail images like some kind of hair stylist Terminators. "You can recreate this at home because you've got this all on video now," Matrix's George Papanikolas chirps.

We get it. Who hasn't zoned out while getting your hair styled after a cut, and then felt totally clueless the next morning while standing in front of the mirror with the blowdryer, wishing you had paid more attention? If all hair stylists wore Google Glass, that would be a thing of the past. And maybe the sisters from Dannijo will be the next designers to collab with Google. Danielle Snyder says in the video, "We need to help Google Glass, we should do a design collaboration."
· WATCH: Google Glass Can Help You Figure Out the Complexities of a Side Pony [Stylite]
· The Daily Show Articulates Everything Wrong With Glassholes [Racked]
· Google Glass Gets the Diane von Furstenberg Treatment [Racked SF]
· See Dannijo's New, Lower-Priced Collection [Racked]
· Only $1,500 Stands Between You and Glasshole Status [Racked]