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Detroit’s Hair Wars: Part Art, Part Trade, All Attitude

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The audience in the Met Hotel’s Grand Ballroom screams as the models take the stage. Their hair is perfectly — and outlandishly — teased and set. One woman’s coiffure includes a birdcage made of woven-in braids. Another sports the legendary “hairy-copter” hairdo, which debuted in 1991, complete with a rotor that spins blades of flat-ironed hair.

This is not some eccentric reality show. This is Hair Wars, a 25-year-old Detroit tradition.
Read more: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2005865,00.html

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Written by Madison J. Gray

August 1, 2011 at 10:32 am

Posted in TIME.com

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