Army Expands Allowed Hairstyles for Women


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The Army is making some changes allowing its female soldiers wear their hair in a single ponytail, two braids or a single braid; locks, braids, twists or cornrows can come together in one or two braids or a ponytail; and braids or a ponytail can go as far down as the bottom of the shoulder blades.

This changes comes after years of the Army only allowing women to keep their hair in a tight bun.

And the changes allowed don't stop there, hair highlights are now allowed in natural colors, lipstick and nail polish allowed in "non-extreme" colors for women, earrings allowed for women in combat uniforms and clear nail polish is allowed for men.

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