The name Karen has become popular and a symbol for white, middle-aged women who seems to have a penchant to call 911, ask for the store manager, and bully everyday people in public places for no reason.
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What is Considered a Karen Haircut?
Karen haircut is an inverted bob or lob also called the A-line cut. It is always longer at the front as compared to the back.
Karen haircut can also be parted in the center or feature an asymmetric fringe and is frequently paired with a chunky highlight. This type of haircut looks blonde and it also includes many different color combinations.
With Karen hitting the headlines all around the world, Karen haircut is a hairstyle to be avoided to make sure you are mistaken for mean Karen.
This hairstyle also features long side-swept fringes contrasted with a short spiky cut at the back.
Karen haircut is one of the hairstyles that stands out for the wrong reasons.
Women with dark hair tone can also be victims to the chunky, asymmetric, and unflattering haircut.
Origin of Karen Haircut.
According to knowyourmeme.com, Karen hairstyle origin may be from a line in an epic 2004 film titled “Mean Girls”.
In this film, Amanda Seyfried’s Karen Smith character asked Linsay Lohan’s Cady Heron character, “So if you are from Africa, why are you white?” to which Lacey Chabert’s Gretchen Wieners character said, “Oh my God, Karen you can’t just ask people why they are white”.
In the film, the character Karen is considered to be a mean and racist woman, who always want to “call the manager” whenever she felt the slightest “injustice”.
In the film, Karen is always seen wearing her short, angled and layered haircut, having the hair in the back shorter than the hair in the front and with a harsh blonde highlight.