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HiR 8.03: Olympic Style and Those Swimmers!

This week's hot topics have been all about Olympic gold! So what's happening when it comes to Olympic style!? Let's see!

Gabby Douglas has become the first African-American all-around gymnastics gold medalist for the United States of America. She's only 16!!! Oh what's that about her hair? Yeah she won the gold! Go Gabby! Guggenheim fellowship-winning poet Kwame Dawes eloquently explores why Douglas is so much more than a “Flying Squirrel."

Scruples Hair made a Pinterest page dedicated to the 2012 Olympic Inspired Hair.

British cyclist Bradley Wiggins has inspired a nation - to don sideburns!

Swimming hairstyles featured...oh yes, caps, we just wanted a chance to check out Lochte and Phelps again.....hmmmm



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Jolene Turner

In addition to serving as senior editor for American Salon, Jolene Turner is responsible for spearheading the publication's digital media activities. Turner writes and researches topics related to hair and skincare, from new technological advancements to what salon owners are doing to make their businesses a success. Outside of work, Jolene volunteers for the NYC-based non-profit Anjellicle Cats Rescue and writes and performs comedy theater.