Male Tweens Covet Justin Bieber’s Flip-It Hairstyle
May 6, 2010
(ChattahBox)—Bieber fever has now taken over hair salons across America. Justin Bieber, 16, the YouTube sensation baby-faced teen heartthrob is starting a new hairstyle trend. Male tweens from 10 on up, are reportedly descending to their local Supercuts in droves, asking for Bieber’s signature mop featuring long side-swept bangs.
Bieber and his catchy bubble gum pop songs, such as “Eenie Meenie,” have certainly made an impression on the female Middle School crowd. And boys are anxious to replicate Bieber’s flip-it bangs, hoping some of that female attention will come their way, according to a piece in The New York Times today:
“Tween girls have been shrieking their appreciation for the 16-year-old pop star’s hair for the last year or so, and now boys are (subtly) requesting the style in droves. Just as every girl wants hair like Blake Lively of “Gossip Girl,” her brother wants to look like the artist who helped bring “Eenie Meenie” to the world.”
But boys are a mite embarrassed to ask for the Bieber hairstyle by name. “Just last week, a boy who came to Cozy’s Cuts surreptitiously showed his stylist a picture of Justin Bieber on his camera and asked her to replicate the look.”
And as a consequence, teachers are reporting on classrooms of tween boys constantly twitching and flipping their Bieber bangs out of their eyes.
Meanwhile, enthralled school girls have made a YouTube video promoting Bieber’s new MTV reality show, which shows the teen-throb blow drying his hair, one of the most-watched videos on the Internet.