28 Fashionable Haircuts The North Korean Government Wants You To Get

“Let us trim our hair in accordance with Socialist lifestyle!”

They take hair very seriously in North Korea.

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So seriously, in fact, that the state has hair cuts they encourage their citizens to get.

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Women can chose from one of these 18 fabulous hair styles.

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And men can pick from these ten handsome styles.

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In 2005, North Korean state TV aired a five-part series called ‘Let us trim our hair in accordance with Socialist lifestyle.’


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Which is important because you can’t just have people walking around with long hair like this.


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Or, heaven forbid, long hair like this!

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But neither Kim Jong-Un or his wife Ri Sol-Ju seem to have hair styles from the suggested list.

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In fact, their hair is kind of “progressive.”

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Especially Kim. Whoa, champ, you’re clipping your sides way short.


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So, I mean, if you’re North Korean and you don’t like any of the suggested hair styles, just wait a little bit and maybe they’ll change.

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