In today’s breaking men’s hair news, taking a few inches off seems to be the new trend.
Forget New York or Milan, if you’re looking for truly special grooming inspiration start with the multi-talented follicles of the Pittsburgh Steelers. You may remember Troy Polamalu for the $1 million insurance policy Head and Shoulders took out on his locks, but you may not be aware that Polamalu’s hair is so multi-talented that it maintains a Twitter account (@TroysHair) with more than 1900 followers and a Facebook page with more than 1500 fans.
First Gerard Butler is picked up by L’Oreal to convince men that they’re worth it, now comes news that football player Troy Polamalu has had his 35″ long hair insured for $1 million by Head and Shoulders (Polamalu is a spokesperson for the brand). To give you a little perspective on how much more valuable Polamalu is with a follicle to follicle comparison, a pack of 16″ long human hair sells for $70 on Amazon. If you went hair crazy and covered your hair with 20 of those, it would add up to $2800 – or about 3% of what Troy Polamalu’s hair is worth.
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