There's a certain free-spirited quality to long hair-and it looks like that fact hasn't slipped by the North Koreans. Word's gotten out that their famously secretive government has issued a list of 28 state-sanctioned haircuts for men and women, as reported by the U.K.'s Telegraph-and none goes past the collarbone. The approved cuts have been deemed the "most comfortable" styles that also protect against the "corrupting effects of capitalism," reports New York's Daily News. Think of the worst hairdo your least-favorite grade school teacher had, and it's probably on the list of the 18 options for women.
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(Apparently, middle-parted, feathered bangs are supereasy and socialist.) Single women are instructed to keep their hair shorter than married women, and guys are prohibited from growing their hair longer than two inches-unless you're "older," in which you case you can get away with a full three. The good news?Read More »from North Korea's 28 State-Sanctioned Hairstyles