Hell toupee: 7 times the cost of hair care led to political fallout

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French President Francois Hollande recently found himself tied up in a political scandal over revelations he had paid his hairdresser almost $11,000 a month, or about 3 times the average wage in France.

It may seem like much a-hairdo about nothing, but this is far from the first time a political figure has been stressed over tresses. From Bill Clinton’s Air Force One haircut to Sarah Palin’s 5-figure “hockey mom” hairstyling, we look at the times hairlines have become headlines.

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