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Hairy Crisis: Remote Town Hasn't Had Barber in 2 Years

Nearest hairdresser is a 17-hour drive away

(Newser) - A remote hamlet of 800 people in northern Canada has grown accustomed to several hardships, including temperatures that plummet to nearly -60 degrees in the winter and days when basic supplies don't come in due to delayed flights. And certain amenities are downright missing in Norman Wells, which is... More »

'Topless Hairstylist' Faces Criminal Charges

But not for what you might think

(Newser) - A woman who allegedly offered topless hairstyling services in northern Colorado faces criminal charges. But police say the problem isn't cutting hair without a top. It's cutting hair without a license. The Longmont Times-Call reports 46-year-old Suzette Hall was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of practicing cosmetology without... More »

Stylist Vidal Sassoon Dead

He revolutionized women's cuts in the 1960s

(Newser) - Hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, who undid the beehive with his wash-and-wear cuts and went on to become an international name in hair care, died today of natural causes at his Los Angeles home at age 84, police said. When Sassoon picked up his shears in the 1950s, styled hair was typically... More »

Gay Hair Stylist Won't Cut NM Governor's Hair

Because New Mexico's Susana Martinez opposes gay marriage

(Newser) - Popular Santa Fe hair stylist Antonio Darden cut New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's hair three times, but when her aides called for a fourth appointment, Darden refused. Darden, who runs Antonio's Hair Studio, is a gay man, and Martinez does not support gay marriage, he explains to KOB... More »

US Senate Bails Out Own Barbershop

Senators throw $230K at beloved shop

(Newser) - The US Senate bailed out its own barbershop after it ran nearly $300,000 in the red last year—despite $27 cut-and-blow-drys, $105 highlight jobs, and 27,000 annual customers, The Daily reports. “There’s no way to sugarcoat” the problem, says Senate Sergeant at Arms Terrance Gainer. "... More »

Kate's New 'Do in Full View

(Newser) - Kate Gosselin, whose so-called reverse-mullet hairdo has been among her claims to fame, showed off a new cut today on ABC’s The View, where she’s been filling in as a guest co-host, E! reports. “Isn’t it cute?” she gushed as her colleagues fawned over the look.... More »

Hipster Hair Gets Even Wackier

What does it mean? Even the stylists aren't sure

(Newser) - More and more men are traipsing to salons to achieve what one adherent calls “non-normative hair.” From Afros to dreads, Mohawks to pompadours, stylists are helping hipsters express themselves. One hairdresser even offers intentionally imperfect cuts, “so it looks like they cut it themselves in their bathroom,... More »

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