Sunday, October 24, 2010

Hairstyles Across the Ages!

Trivia timeline of popular hairstyles across history!
1940's: The Peekaboo

1940's: The Peekaboo

Movie star Veronica Lake popularized the style featuring long, wavy hair, covering one eye.


1950's: The Beehive

1950's: The Beehive

Also known as the B-52 for its similarity to the bomber of the same name, the Beehive was created just a few miles away in Elmhurst! Modern wearers of the style include Marge Simpson & Amy Winehouse.
1950's: The Pompadour
1960's: The Flip

1950's: The Pompadour

The Pompadour originated in the 50's among rockabilly singers and actors, and perhaps made most famous by Elvis. Today, the style is worn by subcultures within Italians and Mexicans, as well as members of the Japanese yakuza.
1960's: The Pixie

 

 

 

 1960's: The Flip

Mary Tyler Moore and Jackie Kennedy were two famous Flippers. The style became known so popular in beauty pageants that it becam

 

 

 

 

 

 

1960's: The Afro 

 1960's: The Pixie

The first time supermodel Twiggy wore the Pixie style, it took eight hours to perfect the style on her.
e known as "Miss America Hair".
1960's: The Moptop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1960's: The Afro

The Afro became a powerful political symbol during the Civil Rights movement of the 60's, during which time African-Americans began wearing natural hairstyles as opposed to braiding and straightening. In the 70's, curly-haired people not of African descent, such as Art Garfunkel and Gene Shalit, started wearing the hairstyle.
1970's: The Farrah Do

 

 

 1960's: The Moptop

The hairstyle, named "Arthur" by George Harrison, became so popular that toy manufacturers made Beatle wigs. Lowell Toy Manufacturing Corp. of New York was the only licensed manufacturer of authentic Beatle wigs, which are now very valuable.
1980's: Hair Bands

 

 

1970's: The Farrah Do

You can't think of Farrah Fawcett without thinking of her winged hair. Lore has it that her curls in this famous poster spell "SEX." Can you find it?
1980's: The Jheri Curl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1980's: Hair Bands

Poison, Motley Crue, and Bon Jovi were among the many bands of the 80's that popularized long, voluminous, teased, and permed hair.
1980's: The Mullet

 

 

 

 

1980's: The Jheri Curl

Named after Jheri Redding, the Jheri Curl became popular because it was easier and less expensive than relaxers. Michael Jackson wore a Jheri Curl in the 1980's.
1980's: The Rat-Tail

 

 

 

 1980's: The Mullet

"Business in the front, party on the back." Also known as "hockey hair," the term mullet was actually coined by the Beastie Boys in the 1994 song "mullet head".

 

 

 

 

 

 

1980's: The Rat-Tail

I think more classmates of mine had rattails than not in 1988. Fortunately, the style died out for the most part, although you can still see it on several manga characters and characters in Dog the Bounty Hunter.
1980's: The Mohawk

 

 

 

 1980's: The Mohawk

Named after the Native American nation, they are currently associated with the punk subculture. It comes in several varieties including the bi-hawk, tri-hawk, deathhawk, and frohawk.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1980's: The Perm 
1990's: The Rachel

1980's: The Perm

Apparently after When Harry Met Sally, women everywhere asked for Meg Ryan's spiral perm. Home perms, including Toni and Ogilvie, became very popular in the 198

 

 

 

 

 

1990's: The Rachel

Jennifer Aniston's style was *the* style of the 1990's. It was the most requested hairstyle of the decade.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2000's: The Fauxhawk 

2000's: The Fauxhawk

For those nor willing to shave their heads, the Fauxhawk has emerged as the alternative to a Mohawk.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bonus: The Comb Over 

Bonus: The Comb Over

We don't know when the comb over invented. We just think they are amazing.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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