“We can’t help it, our hair is curly,” say wearers of Jimi Hendrix-style hairdos, a sign of defiance over another lost freedom: hairstyle choice.
These are the kinds of Iranians that Barack Obama refused to support in their uprising against the Islamic dictatorship in 2009.
OBSERVERS.france24 –If Iran’s hardliners had their way, men would keep their hair cropped short and women’s locks would be out of sight under tight veils. As a result, free-spirited young Iranians have decided to wear their curly lock looks.
mullets and punk hairstyles were forbidden, in favour of classic short cuts, with a dab of hair gel at the very most.