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Are Pigtails The Secret to Margaret Josephs' Business Success?

"They're charming and disarming." 

By Jenny Berg
RHONJ's Margaret Josephs Shares the Trick Behind Her Signature Pigtails

Don't let the pigtails fool you: Margaret Josephs is all business. The Real Housewives of New Jersey entrepreneur runs the global lifestyle brand Macbeth Collection by Margaret Josephs. The winsome label produces everything from clothing to phone cases and sequined tote bags that are perfect for the beach. "My aesthetic really is like Lilly Pulitzer on crack," the business guru has joked about her whimsical, brightly colored goods.

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That whimsy carries over to her beauty aesthetic, and Margaret is rarely seen without the youthful hairstyle that has earned her the nickname "Powerhouse in Pigtails." Yes, Margaret knows that people may be surprised to see her step into a board room wearing the favored hairstyle of little girls everwhere — and she uses that shock factor to her advantage.


"People love the pigtails," Margaret recently told The Lookbook. "They're charming [and] disarming. I'd go into a business meeting, people would underestimate me, and then you can take over." Call it a pigtails sneak attack! Want to know the secret to the perfect pigtails? Watch the video above to get the scoop straight from the Powerhouse herself.

And, we dare you to try this for your next board meeting! May it bring you Margaret's confidence and hustle. -Reporting by Jocelyn Vena


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