Even decades after her death, Marilyn Monroe’s influence is still felt around the world. The gorgeous actress is the epitome of beauty and her iconic photos have been used in the media for years. Monroe is such an iconic star that whenever her personal belongings go up for sale, people literally line up at the auction house offering hundreds of thousands of dollars just to feel a little closer to the deceased icon.
Monroe had the most amazing hair that enhanced her extraordinary beauty. What many of us don’t know is that her hairdresser Kenneth Battelle had preserved her hair for years after her death. Battelle, who worked as Monroe’s hairdresser for many years, passed away in 2013.
A firm called Moments in Time have Monroe’s 35 strands of hair and they are selling it for £12,800. The strand of hair is about 60 years old, making it a most sought after strands of hair. Battelle kept the actress iconic hair for this present era when people would want to have a feel of her hair. he cost of the hair may seem outrageous for people who don’t know Monroe, but to her fans, it is worth every dime spent.
Monroe was a screen goddess who broke almost every fashion norm in her day. She dared to be different and didn’t spare looking gorgeous. Yet, her hair was her signature that stood her out among her colleagues.