The top 10 movies all hairdressers need to watch, according to our Johnny Depp-loving, mind-bendingly romantic Facebook fans.
1. THE TEAR JERKER:
Steel Magnolias is a heart-wrenching drama about a beauty shop in Louisiana owned by Truvy Jones and the tragedies of all her clients.
2.GOOD HAIR (2009)
THE OVER-ACHIEVER: In this documentary, comedian Chris Rock explores the history of how African-American women perceive their hair and what is considered acceptable and desirable for African-American women’s hair in the U.S.
3. HAIRSPRAY (1988, 2007)
THE SHOW TUNE: Hairspray revolves around self-proclaimed “pleasantly plump” teenager Tracy Turnblad as she pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation.
4. YOU DON’T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN
THE CRIME FIGHTER: In this action-comedy, an Israeli Special Forces Soldier, Zohan, fakes his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist.
5. SHAMPOO (1975)
THE LOVE TRIANGLE: Shampoo is a satirical romantic drama that centers on George Roundy, a successful Beverly Hills hairdresser who spends as much time sleeping with his female clients as he does doing their hair.
6. EDWARD SCISSORHANDS (1990)
THE FAIRYTALE: In this modern-day fantasy, we’re told the story of man with scissors for hands who falls in love with a beautiful, young girl.
7. BLOW DRY (2001)
THE ROMCOM: Blow Dry is a touching British film that focuses on the takeover of a small English village by the British Hairdressing Championship holding its annual competition there.
8. VIDAL SASSOON: THE MOVIE (2010)
THE CLASSIC: This documentary traces the life of Vidal Sassoon, the self-made man whose passion and perseverance took him to the pinnacle of his craft.
9. BEAUTY SHOP (2005)
THE LIGHT-HEARTED: In this sequel to Barbershop, the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine and speak their minds at the beauty shop.
10. SWEENEY TODD (2007)
THE FREAK SHOW: Sweeney Todd tells the story of Benjamin Barker, who vows his revenge after the death of his wife and opens a barbershop in which he slits the throats of customers and bakes them into pies.
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