Poodle Power: Adventures in Extreme Grooming

We fell hard for Natalie Alcala last fall, when the LA-based writer and blogger spent a week guest blogging for us. In fact, we loved her posts so much that we asked her to be a contributing editor. In addition to blogging for us once a week, she’ll also be writing for the Birchbox Magazine and keeping us up to speed on all things fashion, beauty, and fun. 

Photo via Pinterest/Jennifer Cohn

We’ve discovered something a little shocking and unusual, and we had to share it. While we’re all busy dreaming up new ways to update our own hair, there’s an underground community of people who are exerting their creative energy onto their dogs—especially poodles. Since poodles have a single layer of dense, curly hair, it takes shape quickly and can easily be manipulated into whatever imaginative look a pet owner wants. This leads to extreme poodle grooming.

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