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The Bachmann A Hairdo in the Making?
ABC News ^ | Aug 30, 2011 | Matthew Jaffe

Posted on 08/30/2011 12:22:33 PM PDT by Baladas

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has made headlines in the media for lots of reasons — her victory in the Iowa straw poll, her joke that Hurricane Irene was God’s warning to Washington about federal spending, to name a few – but now it’s her hairstyle that’s causing a buzz.

The Cristophe salon in downtown Washington, D.C. — made famous for cutting the Clintons’ hair when they were in the White House — says some of its customers are requesting the Bachmann ‘do.

“People come in with pictures of haircuts they want. Sometimes ripped out of magazines but now, with the new generation, on iPhones and iPads. And yes, we see her popping up quite a bit,” Philippe Depeyrot, the East Coast artistic director for the Cristophe Salons, told ABC News.

“Her cut is long, but not too long. A fair amount of layers, but not overwhelming,” Depeyrot noted. “It’s not hard to reproduce after you leave the shop and are styling it at home. It is something you can dress up or dress down, for both worlds, the professional world and the weekend.”

It’s not just in the nation’s capital that women want the Bachmann look. Stylists in New York and Los Angeles told the New York Daily News that more and more people are asking them for it, too. Angelo David, who has a salon on East 43rd Street in Manhattan, told the paper that he’s seen a spike in customers requesting the Bachmann look, a cut and style that he estimated to cost around $150 to $300.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: beauty; hairstyles; michelebachmann; msmfluff
I'm not that big of a Bachmann supporter, by this IS grasping - she's spent almost 5k of her own funds on her hair and make-up? Oh noes!!! At least one stylist thinks there's an element of "diversity" in Bachmann's hairstyle, now THAT"S substantiative.
1 posted on 08/30/2011 12:22:42 PM PDT by Baladas
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To: Baladas

Congrats to ABC for finally addressing the important issues facing this country - Bachman’s hair style.


2 posted on 08/30/2011 12:26:36 PM PDT by tips up (Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.)
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To: Baladas
I'm surprised Brian Ross didn't contribute to this meaty story.
3 posted on 08/30/2011 12:26:54 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I want a Triple A president for our Triple A country)
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To: Baladas

4 posted on 08/30/2011 12:27:43 PM PDT by Faith
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To: Baladas
Nah...I don't agree her hair style is all that great.


While she is pretty, I'd rather have Palin's hair style, myself.

5 posted on 08/30/2011 12:28:38 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Baladas
Hmmmmmm.....I do have a salon appt. two weeks from now.

And, there is also the Palin “do”.

What to do, what to do........

6 posted on 08/30/2011 12:30:22 PM PDT by hummingbird
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To: Lucky9teen

I’d settle for having hair.


7 posted on 08/30/2011 12:32:04 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter
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To: Lucky9teen

I actually don’t like bachmanns hair, and I like Palins, although I prefer it up


8 posted on 08/30/2011 12:34:06 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Baladas

I don’t recall any requests for a “Hillary” hairdo.

Perhaps a clothing designer could name a line of pantsuits after her, though.


9 posted on 08/30/2011 12:35:51 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Lucky9teen

Palin has thicker hair IMO, but her style would require more trims. Bachmann’s is less high maintenance. Wait . . .

You do realize I don’t have any idea of what I’m talking about, don’t you?


10 posted on 08/30/2011 12:38:34 PM PDT by Baladas ((ABBHO))
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To: Baladas

I like Michelle’s do. The layers and the length work well.


11 posted on 08/30/2011 12:44:37 PM PDT by Abigail Adams
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To: Lucky9teen

$150 to $300?! I think I’ll let my hair hang just the way it wants to.


12 posted on 08/30/2011 12:45:14 PM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
I don’t recall any requests for a “Hillary” hairdo.

Hmmmmmm…can’t imagine why not????


13 posted on 08/30/2011 12:55:43 PM PDT by Stand Watch Listen (The 'Land of Opportunity'... NOW BECOMING... The 'Land of Entitlements'!!!)
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To: Faith

Checkin’ out the do ... and, um, no thanks. Been there, done that. I think it’s actually kind of “blah.”


14 posted on 08/30/2011 12:59:34 PM PDT by Cloverfarm (This too shall pass ...)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
I don’t recall any requests for a “Hillary” hairdo.

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15 posted on 08/30/2011 1:00:19 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Lucky9teen

Sarah has the best hair in politics - in fact her whole self is the most gorgeous.

Think MB is really nice looking also - but I vote for Sarah.


16 posted on 08/30/2011 1:02:48 PM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: Lucky9teen

Both are beautiful ladies, but their hair is stringy around the bottom. Not flattering.


17 posted on 08/30/2011 1:08:11 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

>>Perhaps a clothing designer could name a line of pantsuits after her, though.<<

Too late, Omar the Tentmaker has naming rights.


18 posted on 08/30/2011 1:24:54 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: Baladas
What, not a LSM mention of prez obama’s ever changing hair color, from jet black, salt and pepper, to light gray?
19 posted on 08/30/2011 1:28:27 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: Baladas

Just a matter of time before the MSM did a hair story.

Much a-’do’ about nothing.


20 posted on 08/30/2011 1:33:26 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Obama/Biden '12: No hope and chump change.)
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To: Stand Watch Listen

Okay, I may have waaaay too much time on my hands; but, I’ve begun to think that when Huma was spending more time with Hillary, Hillary actually used to put on some make-up, WASH her hair, and have it styled. Now, that Huma is married to a creep, and living in NYC, Hillary looks just awful, all of the time. What she looked like at her daughter’s wedding was shocking to me. According to reports, millions was spent on that wedding, yet Hillary seemed unable to fit in a hair appointment for the morning of the wedding. Unbelievable.


21 posted on 08/30/2011 1:41:01 PM PDT by LibertarianLiz
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To: Baladas

At one time, my brother owned a cosmetic company and Ted Kennedy hired the company to travel with him and do his hair & make-up for one of his Senate campaigns. For the publicity my bro gave Kennedy a substantial discount, but the final bill still came to thousands of dollars. Kennedy never paid. He stiffed a struggling vendor and never even responded or took my brother’s calls. The company went under and my brother lost everything.


22 posted on 08/30/2011 1:45:22 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Lucky9teen

I do not like the way Bachman wears her hair. It is too long for a woman her age.


23 posted on 08/30/2011 2:13:04 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: Baladas

Who in their right mind would want to copy a politican??!! The mindless pop culture has become the political. Sad for shallow Americans. This is the mentality that chanted “O baaaa ma” “Mmm mmm mmm...”


24 posted on 08/30/2011 2:51:21 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

same with people who name their babies after soap stars or hollywood stars or politicians or presidents etc... I think more of my child than to name him/her after a stranger. It’s more appropriate for the mom and dad to sit down and share the why’s and wherefores of what to name their baby. It’s IMPORTANT and I would sure like to know I was named something nice by my parents than to think they slapped the name of someone in the news on me. Geez...


25 posted on 08/30/2011 2:57:25 PM PDT by cubreporter (From TEA to Shining TEA - Go Rush Limbaugh..a giant of all that is good.)
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To: cubreporter

I am with you!


26 posted on 08/30/2011 3:04:21 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Baladas

Aren’t these styles simply variations of the “Rachel” haircut? Sure looks like it to me — Palin’s with bangs, and Bachmann’s without. Have to admit I’ve never loved a haircut more than the “Rachel” inspired cut I got at Mario Tricoci’s salon in Chicago back in ‘94! (and it was FREE! The hospital I gave birth in gave out a coupon for it in our “New Mommy” baskets!)

One interesting part of this observation regarding women styling their hair after Palin and Bachmann is that 1) people are paying enough attention to them to notice their hair, and 2) you really do have to identify with someone in one way or another to want their haircut. :)


27 posted on 08/30/2011 3:40:12 PM PDT by LibertyRocks
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