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    The mane event

    It is a common misconception that females are the only ones who spend time in front of the mirror fixing their ‘dos. Primping, teasing, curling and straightening – the works. Hair commercials fail to include males in their advertisements, for conditioners and hair wax – are they not a demographic? The answer is yes and the demographic Fashion Facts found around campus were nothing short of fierce Tuesday.

    photos by Alan Fullmer

    Creative writing senior Steve Rosanelli only spends about 10-15 minutes on his hair and strives to maintain his personal style every day: edgy.

    “”Style says a lot about you, a lot about what you think of yourself,”” Rosanelli said.

    Rosanelli’s DIY jet-black hair color was a recent development in styling his hair this way.

    “”It’s a lot of fun. I enjoy having long hair,”” Rosanelli said.

    A former Christian school student and then a man of the military, Rosanelli said his style represents a lot of repression from his past.

    “”I put pomade in my hair and then just brush it,”” said photography sophomore Simone Gardunio regarding his daily hair regimen.

    Gardunio, who frequents such businesses as Cost Cutters to keep up with his look, described his personal style as colorful.

    “”My shirts are always brightly colored,”” Gardunio said. “”I’m really energetic, outgoing, out there.””

    When questioned what his hair would look like grown out, Gardunio had only one word to describe it: Ramen noodles.

    “”At first it would look like an afro, and then later on it would look like Ramen noodles,”” Gardunio said.

    Gardunio said he had considered growing his hair long but that he would not be able to commit to the requirements to maintain it every day.

    “”The way my hair is now, I can quickly do it and be out the door,”” Gardunio said.

    Business junior Yuxiang Hu was spotted walking near the Student Union sporting his 10-minute hairdo.

    “”I try to be trendy, I guess,”” Hu said.

    Hu described his personal style as being a “”scene kid”” and gets his mane cut regularly by his girlfriend.

    “”The trick is just to get a razor-cut. If your hair has no volume it’s going to stay down,”” Hu said.

    One of his most important tools for his ‘do is a hair straightener and a liquid pomade or wax.

    “”I used to have it down and I changed it,”” Hu said. “”I wanted something with a little bit more kick.””

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