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New details have emerged from the bowels of American Apparel—and it's even more nit-picky than previously released documents banning AA employees from wearing Keds, Converse, and Vans.

As part of the company's prep-tastic image overhaul, new memos on grooming standards for AA employees ban things like glitter, bangs (yes, bangs.), lip gloss, liquid eyeliner, blow-dried hair, and multiple earrings.

What's going on? Seriously. Soon, there'll hardly be a difference between walking into an AA store and walking into a convent. Kind of. Here's part of the women's grooming memo that Gawker published today:

a) Makeup is to be kept to a minimal- please take this very seriously. Liquid eyeliner, pencil eyeliner and eyeshadow are advised against; mascara must look very natural (ie. should not be clumpy or a color that does not compliment your skin and haircolor). Blush must not be overdone- should not have glitter or sparkles. Liquid foundation is prohibited (undereye concealer is understandable if it looks natural- ie. not clumpy or caked on, must match your skin tone). Please do not use a shiny gloss on your lips; any lipcolor must be subtle.
b) Eyebrows must not be overplucked. Full eyebrows are very much encouraged. Please do not dye your eyebrows a different color.
c) We encourage long, healthy, natural hair, so please be advised of the following:
-Hair must be kept your natural color.
-Blow-drying hair excessively could cause heat damage, so this is advised against.
-"Bangs" or "fringe" are advised against. It is not part of the direction we're moving in.
d) Jewelry must not be distracting. Please do not wear accessories with another brand's logo on it- this includes watches. No gauges whatsoever. One earring per ear is encouraged. Earrings, necklaces, watches, bracelets, etc. must be simple and tasteful.
· American Apparel's Complete Guide to Grooming [Gawker]
· American Apparel employees can't wear Converse, Keds, or Vans [Racked]