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* The female presidents of the Philippines, Corazon Aquino and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, used variations of Power Hair in their term of office.
* Swedish politicians Mona Sahlin, Maud Olofsson, Beatrice Ask, and the late Anna Lindh.

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* The two female presidents of the Philippines, Corazon Aquino and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, used variations of Power Hair in during their term of office.
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respective term. Both women had since worn their hair longer after leaving office.
Swedish politicians Mona Sahlin, Maud Olofsson, Beatrice Ask, and the late Anna Lindh.


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* Instead of opting for the traditional Power Hair, former Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko wore her long, blonde locks in a neatly coiffed crown braid at the height of her power from 2007 to 2010. She has since worn her hair in a simple ponytail following her release from arbitrary imprisonment and subsequent political comeback as opposition leader in the Ukrainian parliament.

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* The Fairy Godmother in [[WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}} Shrek 2]] is actually a CorruptCorporateExecutive (and [[spoiler: attempted usurper of the throne through her son]]) and has silver Power Hair.


* Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile. Also, several of her female advisors ''and'' ladies from the opposition, like right-wing senator Evelyn Matthei.

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* Michelle Bachelet, former President of Chile. Also, several of her female advisors ''and'' ladies from the opposition, like right-wing senator Evelyn Matthei.



* Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives (and former Speaker).

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* Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader two-time Speaker of the US House of Representatives (and former Speaker).Minority Leader in between).



* Carly Fiorina, a California businesswoman, is a prime example of Power Hair. Incidentally, she also headed up H-P (as Chairman, President, and CEO 2000-2005) and also ran for office (a US Senate seat from California) in 2010 (and lost to Democrat Barbara Boxer, who incidentally also sports power hair).

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* Carly Fiorina, a California businesswoman, is a prime example of Power Hair. Incidentally, she also headed up H-P Hewlett-Packard (as Chairman, President, and CEO 2000-2005) and also ran unsuccessfully for political office (a US Senate seat from California) in twice (in 2010 (and lost to Democrat against then-Senator Barbara Boxer, who incidentally also sports power hair).Power Hair; then in 2016 for President, though she dropped out early on due to lack of support).



* Played straight by Swedish politicians Mona Sahlin, Maud Olofsson, Beatrice Ask and the late Anna Lindh.
* The Brazilian (ex-she's been impeached) President Dilma Rousseff

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* Played straight by Swedish politicians Mona Sahlin, Maud Olofsson, Beatrice Ask Ask, and the late Anna Lindh.
* The Former Brazilian (ex-she's been impeached) President Dilma Rousseff


* Devon King from ''Series/MidnightCaller'', who took over a near-bankrupt station when she was twenty-one and brought it into the black in three years, does her hair like this.

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* Devon King from ''Series/MidnightCaller'', who took over a near-bankrupt station when she was twenty-one and brought it into the black in three years, ''Series/MidnightCaller'' does her hair like this.this in the first season, although she grows it out in the second.

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* Devon King from ''Series/MidnightCaller'', who took over a near-bankrupt station when she was twenty-one and brought it into the black in three years, does her hair like this.


It consists of a short cut reaching the jawline, parted in front and coiffed expertly with mousse or hair net and swept towards the edge of the jaw, so you'll never see it cross in front of the face like many a lovestruck DamselScrappy does incessantly. Power Hair is patterned somewhat on the hairstyle commonly used by [[TheFlapper flappers]] in [[TheRoaringTwenties the twenties]] (emancipated women, the ones you always see in Al Capone movies with tube dresses to the knees and cloche hats shaped like little tea cosies on their heads). Another common variation is cutting it short all over but leaving it longer near the top and "sweeping" it upwards.

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It consists of a short cut reaching the jawline, parted in front and coiffed expertly with mousse or hair net and swept towards the edge of the jaw, so you'll never see it cross in front of the face like many a lovestruck DamselScrappy does incessantly. Power Hair is patterned somewhat on the hairstyle commonly used by [[TheFlapper flappers]] in [[TheRoaringTwenties the twenties]] (emancipated women, the ones you always see in Al Capone movies with tube dresses to the knees and cloche hats shaped like little tea cosies on their heads).twenties]] . Another common variation is cutting it short all over but leaving it longer near the top and "sweeping" it upwards.


* Angela Merkel, [[UsefulNotes/TheChancellorsOfGermany Chancellor of Germany]]. Even though, ironically, her hair was even ''shorter'' and more boyish during her GDR political career and in TheNineties.

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* Angela Merkel, UsefulNotes/AngelaMerkel, [[UsefulNotes/TheChancellorsOfGermany Chancellor of Germany]]. Even though, ironically, her hair was even ''shorter'' and more boyish during her GDR [[UsefulNotes/EastGermany GDR]] political career and in TheNineties.


* Other notable female characters usually known for long hair who have appeared with short hairstyles include ComicBook/BlackWidow, ComicBook/CaptainMarvel (Caron Danvers), and ComicBook/{{Catwoman}}.

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* Other notable female characters usually known for long hair who have appeared with short hairstyles include ComicBook/BlackWidow, ComicBook/CaptainMarvel (Caron (Carol Danvers), and ComicBook/{{Catwoman}}.



* Ursula in the Disney version of the ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'' had the second variety of Power Hair, made all the more striking when compared to Ariel's [[HeroesWantRedheads billowing cloud of red hair]].

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* Ursula in the Disney version of the ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'' had the second variety of Power Hair, made all the more striking when compared to Ariel's [[HeroesWantRedheads billowing cloud of red hair]].


* While her current costume includes long red hair, that's a wig attached to her cowl. The current ComicBook/{{Batwoman}} has short red hair.

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* While her current costume Kate Kane's ComicBook/{{Batwoman}} uniform includes long red hair, that's a wig attached to her cowl. The current ComicBook/{{Batwoman}} has short red hair.Her actual hairstyle is much shorter.

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** Subverted with NZ's current Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.


* Angela Merkel, [[TheChancellorsOfGermany Chancellor of Germany]]. Even though, ironically, her hair was even ''shorter'' and more boyish during her GDR political career and in TheNineties.

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* Angela Merkel, [[TheChancellorsOfGermany [[UsefulNotes/TheChancellorsOfGermany Chancellor of Germany]]. Even though, ironically, her hair was even ''shorter'' and more boyish during her GDR political career and in TheNineties.


* Stana Katic is an interesting example in {{Castle}}. In the first season, very serious Power Hair. Later seasons, not so much.

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* Stana Katic is an interesting example in {{Castle}}.''Series/{{Castle}}''. In the first season, very serious Power Hair. Later seasons, not so much.


See also IronLady, who is likely to sport this hairstyle. Oppose PowerMakesYourHairGrow. Related to RealWomenDontWearDresses.

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See also IronLady, who is likely to sport this hairstyle.hairstyle, and LadyInAPowerSuit, the perfect accessory for the hair. Oppose PowerMakesYourHairGrow. Related to RealWomenDontWearDresses.


* Imelda Staunton sports this type of hair as Dolores Umbridge in ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix''. In the book, she wears either a black bow or fluffy pink Alice band in her hair too, but not in the film.

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* Imelda Staunton Creator/ImeldaStaunton sports this type of hair as Dolores Umbridge in ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix''. In the book, she wears either a black bow or fluffy pink Alice band in her hair too, but not in the film.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': A full season after her TraumaticHaircut, Cersei Lannister ascends as the Queen of the Seven Kingdoms.

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