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Little Mermaid Hair, So In

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Things that are generally inadvisable in life: getting a haircut or color just because it's in. That said, here's the biggest celebrity hair trend going right now: Little Mermaid hair. Rihanna, Blake Lively, and Scarlett Johansson are all rocking it. Gawker reports from the frontlines: "Little Mermaid hair is popular with females who grew up watching Ariel moon over Prince Eric, and Franka Potente run around Berlin in a bad bra. If you are a 20-something female, and you secretly like this trend, do not feel ashamed. It was imprinted upon you at a young age." [Gawker]