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    • Hairstyle

    • A hairstyle, hairdo, or haircut refers to the styling of hair, usually on the human scalp. Sometimes, this could also mean an editing of beard hair. The fashioning of hair can be considered an aspect of personal grooming, fashion, and cosmetics, although practical, cultural, and popular considerations also influence so ... Read »


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    • Hairstyles in the 1950s

    • The 1950s was a decade known for experimentation with new styles and culture. Following World War II and the austerity years of the post-war period, the 1950s were a time of comparative prosperity, which influenced fashion and the concept of glamour. Hairstylists invented new hairstyles for wealthy patrons. Influential ... Read »


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    • Hairstyles in the 1980s

    • Hairstyles in the 1980s included the mullet, tall Mohawk hairstyles, flattops, and hi-top fades (especially for black men), which became popular styles. Amongst women, large hair-dos, puffed-up styles, permanent waves, and softer cuts typified the decade.Big hair that was "often permed to achieve the desired volume" is ... Read »


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    • African-American hair

    • African American hair and African American hairstyles are the diverse ways that African American men and women style their hair. Because many black people have hair that is thick with tighter and smaller curls than people of other races, unique hair styles have developed. In addition to this, many black hairstyles have ... Read »


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    • Afro

    • Afro, sometimes abbreviated to 'fro and also known as a "natural", is a hairstyle worn naturally by people with lengthy kinky hair texture or specifically styled in such a fashion by individuals with naturally curly or straight hair. The hairstyle is created by combing the hair away from the scalp, allowing the hair to ... Read »


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    • Afro-textured hair

    • Afro-textured hair is the natural hair texture of certain populations in Africa, the African diaspora, Australia and Asia, which has not been altered by hot combs, flat irons, or chemicals (through perming, relaxation, or other straightening methods). Each strand of this hair type grows in a tiny, spring-like helix sha ... Read »


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    • Ancient hairstyles in Thailand

    • The hairstyle in Thailand has changed many times. There are many reasons that there are different hairstyles and haircuts in Thailand. It is believed that by cutting hairstyle in different styles can protect you from different things. For example, the Mud Chook hairstyle which is believed that it can protect the childr ... Read »


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    • Artificial hair integrations

    • Artificial hair integrations, more commonly known as hair extensions or hair weaves, add length and/or fullness to human hair. Hair extensions are methods of lengthening one's hair by incorporating additional human or synthetic hair. Natural human hair can be permed, dyed, and flat ironed whereas synthetic hair cannot. ... Read »


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    • Asymmetric cut

    • An asymmetric cut is a haircut in which the hair is cut in such a way that the hair does not have left-right symmetry and one side is cut or appears to be longer than the other. Talk show host Rosie O'Donnell famously adopted a short version of the asymmetric cut in 2002 after she came out of the closet. Other celebri ... Read »


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    • Backcombing

    • Backcombing (also known as teasing or ratting) is a way of combing hair which is used to create volume as well as to create certain hairstyles. Backcombing means repeatedly combing the hair towards the scalp, causing the hair to tangle and knot up. This method is often used in creating various big hair styles such as b ... Read »


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    • Bangs (hair)

    • Bangs, also known as a fringe, is a shaped cutting of the front part of the hair so that it lies over the forehead. Bangs are usually cut fairly straight at or above the eyebrows, but can also be ragged or ruffled, spiked up with hair gel, mousse or wax, swept to one side or the other, or cut longer to fall over the ey ... Read »


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    • Beard

    • Beard

      A beard is the collection of hair that grows on the chin and cheeks of humans and some non-human animals. In humans, usually only pubescent or adult males are able to grow beards. From an evolutionary viewpoint the beard is a part of the broader category of androgenic hair. It is a vestigial trait from a time when huma ... Read »


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    • Beehive (hairstyle)

    • The beehive is a woman's hairstyle in which long hair is piled up in a conical shape on the top of the head and slightly backwards pointing, giving some resemblance to the shape of a traditional beehive. It is also known as the B-52 due to a resemblance to the distinctive nose of the Boeing B-52 airplane. It origi ... Read »


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    • Big hair

    • Big hair is a term that can refer to hairstyles that emphasize large volume or largely styled hair, especially when those styles make the hair occupy a large amount of space above and around the head. The label "big hair" for such styles originated in the late 1970s, when these styles were beginning a period of popular ... Read »


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    • Bob cut

    • A bob cut or bob is a short haircut for women (and occasionally men) in which the hair is typically cut straight around the head at about jaw-level, often with a fringe (or "bangs") at the front. The bob is cut at the level of ears, below the ears or above shoulders. Historically, women in the west have usually w ... Read »


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    • Bouffant

    • A bouffant /buːˈfɒnt/ is a type of hairstyle characterized by hair raised high on the head and usually covering the ears or hanging down on the sides. The English word bouffant comes from the French bouffante, from the present participle of bouffer: "to puff, puff out." The bouffant was a mainstream hair ... Read »


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    • Bowl cut

    • A bowl cut, or bowl haircut, is a simple and plain short haircut where the hair is cut with a straight fringe on the front and the rest of the hair is the same length all the way around or is cut short on the sides and back. It is so named because it looks as though someone put a bowl on the head and cut off or trimmed ... Read »


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    • Box braids

    • Box braids are hair braids which are characterized by "boxy" or square-shaped hair divisions. ... Read »


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    • Braid

    • A braid (also referred to as a plait) is a complex structure or pattern formed by interlacing three or more strands of flexible material such as textile yarns, wire, or hair. Compared with the process of weaving, which usually involves two separate, perpendicular groups of strands (warp and weft), a braid is usually lo ... Read »


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    • Bun (hairstyle)

    • A bun is a type of hairstyle wherein the hair is pulled back from the face, twisted or plaited, and wrapped in a circular coil around itself, typically on top or back of the head or just above the neck. A bun can be secured with a barrette, bobby pins, one or more hair sticks, a hairnet, or a pen or pencil. Hair may al ... Read »


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    • Bunches

    • Bunches (also called twintails, angel wings, two ponytails, dog ears, or pigtails) are a hairstyle in which the hair is parted down the middle and gathered into two symmetrical bundles, like ponytails, secured near the scalp. In some English-speaking regions, this hairstyle is referred to as "pigtails," but in others, ... Read »


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    • Butch cut

    • A butch cut is a type of haircut in which the hair on the top of the head is cut short in every dimension. The top and the upper portion of the back and sides are cut the same length, generally between  1⁄4 and  3⁄4 inch, following the contour of the head. The hair below the upper portion of the sid ... Read »


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    • Buzz cut

    • A buzz cut is any of a variety of short hairstyles usually designed with electric clippers. Buzz cut styles include the butch cut, crew cut, flattop and ivy league. The top of a buzz cut style may be clipped a uniform short length producing a butch cut, into one of several geometric shapes that include the crew cut and ... Read »


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    • Caesar cut

    • The Caesar cut is a hairstyle with short, horizontally straight cut bangs. The hair is layered to around 2–5 cm (1-2 inches) all over. It is named after Julius Caesar, whose images frequently depict him wearing his hair in such a manner. This haircut was in fashion among Western boys and men in the 1990s. ... Read »


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    • Chignon (hairstyle)

    • A chignon (/ʃɪnˈjɒn/; French pronunciation: ​[ʃiɲɔ̃]) is a popular type of hairstyle. The word "chignon" comes from the French phrase "chignon du cou", which means nape of the neck. Chignons are generally achieved by pinning the hair into a knot at the nape of the neck or at the back of ... Read »


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    • Chonmage

    • The chonmage () is a form of Japanese traditional topknot haircut worn by men. It is most commonly associated with the Edo period and samurai, and in recent times with sumo wrestlers. It was originally a method of using hair to hold a samurai helmet steady atop the head in battle, and became a status symbol among Japan ... Read »


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    • Historical Christian hairstyles

    • The hairstyles adopted in the Christian tradition have been most varied, over history. The paintings in the catacombs permit the belief that the early Christians simply followed the fashion of their time. The short hair of the men and the braids of the women were, towards the end of the second century, curled, and ... Read »


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    • Chupryna

    • Chupryna (Ukrainian: чуприна), chub (Ukrainian: чуб, "crest"), khokhol (Russian: хохол, "forelock"), or oseledets (Ukrainian: оселедець, "herring") is an element of traditional Ukrainian Cossack haircut. It describes a style of man's haircut that f ... Read »


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    • Cockernonnie

    • A cockernonnie or cockernonie was an old Scottish women's hairstyle. It was a gathering up of the hair, after a fashion similar to the modern chignon, and sometimes called a "cock-up". Mr. Kirkton of Edinburgh, preaching against "cock-ups" – of which chignons were the representative in the mid-19th century – ... Read »


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    • Comb over

    • A comb over or combover is a hairstyle worn by bald or balding men in which the hair is grown long and combed over the bald area to minimize the evidence of baldness. Sometimes the part is lowered so that more hair can be used to cover the balding area. In Japan, men with comb overs are called "bar code men" (バã ... Read »


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    • Conk

    • The conk (derived from congolene, a hair straightener gel made from lye) was a hairstyle popular among African-American men from the 1920s to the 1960s. This hairstyle called for a man with naturally "kinky" hair to have it chemically straightened using a relaxer (sometimes the pure corrosive chemical lye), so that the ... Read »


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    • Crew cut

    • A crew cut is a type of haircut in which the upright hair on the top of the head is cut relatively short, graduated in length from the longest hair that forms a short pomp (pompadour) at the front hairline to the shortest at the back of the crown so that in side profile, the outline of the top hair approaches the horiz ... Read »


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    • Crochet braids

    • Crochet braids, also known as latch hook braids, are techniques for braiding hair that involve crocheting synthetic hair extensions to a person's natural hair with a latch hook or crochet hook. This method is associated with African American hair culture. While crochet braids are a hybrid of traditional braids, they'r ... Read »


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    • Crop (hairstyle)

    • A crop is a short hairstyle worn with the hair cut very close to the head. It is frequently sported by both men and women, though the style is usually only named as a crop when sported by a woman. Men entering the armed forces in many countries have their hair cropped during Recruit Training. In the Western world, crop ... Read »


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    • Croydon facelift

    • In English slang, a Croydon facelift (sometimes council house facelift, or in Northern Ireland a Millie Facelift) is a particular hairstyle worn by some women. The hair is pulled back tightly and tied in a bun or ponytail at the back. The supposed result is that the skin of the forehead and face are pulled up and back, ... Read »


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    • Curly Girl Method

    • The Curly Girl Method is an approach to hair care designed for naturally curly hair that has not been relaxed. It is similar to the "no poo" method in that it discourages the use of shampoo. Among other things, it calls for the use of conditioner in place of shampoo (also called "conditioner washing" or "co-washing"), ... Read »


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    • Curtained hair

    • Curtained hair or Curtains is the term given to the hairstyle featuring a long fringe divided in either a middle parting or a side parting, with short (or shaved) sides and back. The term, when used, generally applies to males, although an alternative name, the undercut, is used for both male and female haircuts follow ... Read »


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    • Devilock

    • The devilock is a hairstyle created by Misfits bassist Jerry Only in the late 1970s. In an early 1980s interview, Only claimed that the devilock was based on a "tidal wave" hairstyle seen among the 1970s skateboarding communities. In the same interview, former Misfits vocalist Glenn Danzig explains that his version of ... Read »


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    • Dice Bob

    • The dice bob is a hairstyle and a variant of bob cut that first started at Dimaggio's Hair Studio in New York's Tribeca district in the early 1980s. It was primarily popular among lesbians at the time. A variant of the classic bob, the dice bob was said to be "6-sided", in that the hair would be shaped with various fl ... Read »


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    • Dido flip

    • The Dido flip was a female hairstyle of the early 21st century in imitation of the singer and songwriter Dido Armstrong. It was a "chopped" style with hair flipped to one or both sides and often strands not cut evenly. Dido noted in a number of interviews that she was surprised and uninterested by the attention she rec ... Read »


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    • Digital perm

    • A digital perm is a perm that uses hot rods with the temperature regulated by a machine with a digital display, hence the name. The process is otherwise similar to that of a traditional perm. The name "digital perm" is copyrighted by a Japanese company, Paimore Co. Hairstylists usually call it a "hot perm." A normal p ... Read »


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    • Dreadlocks

    • Dreadlocks, also locs, dreads, or in Sanskrit, Jata, are ropelike strands of hair formed by or braiding hair. Dreadlocks can also be formed through a technique called "twist and rip", as well as backcombing and rolling. While leaving hair to its own devices – foregoing brushing, combing or cutting the hair, also ... Read »


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    • Eponymous hairstyle

    • An eponymous hairstyle is a particular hairstyle that has become fashionable during a certain period of time through its association with a prominent individual. Imitation of such styles can sometimes be attributed to what became known in the 1980s as the "wannabe" effect, a term used particularly with reference t ... Read »


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    • Feathered hair

    • Feathered hair was a hairstyle popular in the 1970s and the early 1980s with men and women. It was designed for straight hair. The hair was layered, with either a side or a center parting. The hair would be brushed back at the sides, giving an appearance similar to the feathers of a bird. The haircut gained phenomenal ... Read »


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    • Flattop

    • A "flattop" is a type of short haircut where the hair on the top of the head is usually standing upright and cut to form a flat-appearing deck. This deck may be level, or it may be upward or downward sloping. This type of haircut is usually performed with electric clippers, either freehand or using the clipper-over-com ... Read »


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    • Fontange

    • A fontange, or frelange, is a high headdress popular during the turn of the late 17th and early 18th centuries in Europe. Technically, fontanges are only part of the assembly, referring to the ribbon bows which support the frelange. The frelange was supported by a wire framework called a commode. A surviving example of ... Read »


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    • Frat shag

    • The frat shag is a hair style associated with college students in the Southern United States, in which the hair extends to the eyebrows and past the ears of an individual. The haircut is generally accomplished by initially fading up the sides of the head, and then thinning out the hair on the top of the head. Over time ... Read »


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    • French braid

    • A French braid, or French plait, is a type of braided hairstyle. The French braid includes three sections of hair that are braided together from the crown of the head to the nape of the neck. Variations on this hairstyle include the Dutch braid and the Fishtail braid. In the simplest form of three-strand braid, al ... Read »


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    • French twist (hairstyle)

    • A French twist is a common "updo" hair styling technique. It is created by gathering the hair in one hand and twisting the hair upwards until it turns in on itself against the head. It is then secured with barrettes, combs, hair sticks and/or hairpins. It was popular in the late 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s. French tw ... Read »


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    • Frizz

    • Frizz is hair that does not align with the surrounding hairs, but stands up or curls independently, creating a fuzzy or irregular texture. The three main causes of frizz are genetics, hair damage, and humidity. Frizzy hair can be seen as a positive or a negative trait depending on the current fashion and one's personal ... Read »


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    • Frosted tips

    • Frosted tips refer to a men's hairstyle in which the hair is cut short and formed into short spikes with hair gel or hair spray. The hair is bleached such that the tips of each spike will be pale blond, usually in contrast to the wearer's main hair color. Frosted tips were prominent throughout the late 1990s and early ... Read »


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    • Good hair

    • Good hair

      Good Hair is a 2009 American documentary film directed by Jeff Stilson and produced by Chris Rock Productions and HBO Films, starring and narrated by comedian Chris Rock. Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival on January 18, 2009, Good Hair had a limited release to theaters in the United States by Roadside Attraction ... Read »


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    • Granny hair trend

    • The granny hair trend (also known as Granny gray) is a new phenomenon of young women coloring their hair to different shades of gray. For centuries, people have tried to hide graying hair with methods like dyeing, coloring and henna since gray hair appears most often on older adults and aging is stigmatized in most We ... Read »


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    • Greco-Roman hairstyle

    • In the earliest times the Greeks wore their hair kome (long), and thus they are constantly called in Homer karekomoontes. This ancient practice was preserved by the Spartans for many centuries. The Spartan boys always had their hair cut quite short (en chroi keirontes); but as soon as they reached the age of puberty, t ... Read »


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    • Rachel Green

    • Rachel Green

      Rachel Karen Green is a fictional character, one of the six main characters who appear in the American sitcom Friends. Portrayed by actress Jennifer Aniston, the character was created by show creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman, and appeared in each of the show’s 236 episodes during its decade-long run, from i ... Read »


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    • Hair crimping

    • Hair crimping is a method of styling usually straight, long hair so that it becomes wavy, often in a sawtooth fashion. In the American South, it is usually referred to as crimping, but also can be called krinkles or deep waves. Hair crimping is usually achieved by treating the hair with heat from a crimping iron (also ... Read »


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    • Hair tattoo

    • A hair tattoo, or scalp micropigmentation, is a form of tattoo that gives the illusion of a close buzz cut hairstyle on a bald head. The procedure can also be used to conceal the scars from hair transplantation or to make thinning hair seem thicker. In contrast to other tattoos, the procedure does not penetrate as deep ... Read »


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    • Head shaving

    • Head shaving is the practice of shaving the hair from a person's head. At different times and places people have shaved all or part of their heads for very diverse reasons including practicality, convenience, low maintenance, religion, culture, and aesthetics. A shaven head therefore has widely varying connotations dep ... Read »


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    • Hi-top fade

    • A hi-top fade is a style of haircut where hair on the sides is cut off or kept very short while hair on the top of the head is very long. The hi-top was a trend symbolizing the Golden Era of hip hop and urban contemporary music during the 1980s and the early 1990s. It was common among young black people between 1986 a ... Read »


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    • High and tight

    • The high and tight is a military variant of the crew cut. It is a very short hairstyle most commonly worn by men in the armed forces of the U.S. It is also popular with law enforcement officers and other public safety personnel. Although "high and tight" is a term commonly used within the military and law enforcement c ... Read »


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    • Hime cut

    • Hime cut (姫カット, Hime katto?) (literally "princess cut" in Japanese) is a hairstyle consisting of straight, usually cheek-length sidelocks and frontal fringe. The rest of the hair is usually worn long and straightened. As the name suggests, the style is thought to have originated, or at least become ... Read »


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    • Induction cut

    • An induction cut is the shortest possible hairstyle without shaving the head with a razor. The style is so named as it is traditionally the first haircut given to new male recruits during initial entry into many of the world's armed forces, but most particularly in the United States. The induction haircut has both pra ... Read »


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    • Ivy League (haircut)

    • An Ivy League, also known as a Harvard Clip or Princeton, is a type of crew cut in which the hair on the top of the head is long enough to style with a side part. The length of the top hair and the degree of graduation shorter, from the front hairline back, varies with the shape of the skull, density and coarseness of ... Read »


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    • Jheri curl

    • The Jheri curl (often spelled Jerry curl or Jeri Curl) is a permed hairstyle that was popular among African Americans during the 1980s. Invented by the hairdresser Jheri Redding, the Jheri curl gave the wearer a glossy, loosely curled look. It was touted as a "wash and wear" style that was easier to care for than the o ... Read »


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    • Khokhol

    • Khokhol (Ukrainian: хохол or оселедець, Polish: chochoł or osełedec, Russian: хохо́л) is the stereotypical Ukrainian cossack style of haircut that features a long lock of hair left on the otherwise completely shaved head, commonly sprouting from the top ... Read »


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    • Kiss curl

    • A kiss curl describes a lock of hair curling onto the face and usually plastered down. Although the curl could be flattened with saliva (hence its alternative name spit curl), soap or hair lotion was more typically used. In the late seventeenth century there was a fashion for fringes composed of curls described as fri ... Read »


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    • Layered hair

    • Layered hair is a hairstyle that gives the illusion of length and volume using long hair for the illusion of length and short hair for volume, as an easy style to manage. Hair is arranged into layers, with the top layers (those that grow nearer the crown) cut shorter than the layers beneath. This allows the tips of the ... Read »


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    • Liberty spikes

    • Liberty spikes is styling hair in long, thick, upright spikes. The style, now associated with the punk subculture, is so named because of the resemblance to the spikes on the head of the Statue of Liberty. Liberty spikes trace their origins to the Ancient Britons. Warriors washed their long hair in lime water, whi ... Read »


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    • List of hairstyles

    • This is a non-exhaustive list of hairstyles. The style required that the hair be combed back around the sides of the head. The teeth edge of a comb was then used to define a central parting running from the crown to the nape at the back of the head, resembling, to many, the rear end of a duck. The hair on the top fron ... Read »


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    • Lob (haircut)

    • A lob or long bob is a form of haircut and a variant of bob cut. The length is between a long hair and a bob cut. The lob is cut just above the shoulders, at shoulder level or just below. ... Read »


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    • Long hair

    • Long hair is a hairstyle where the head hair is allowed to grow to considerable length. Exactly what constitutes long hair can change from culture to culture, or even within cultures. For example, a woman with chin-length hair in some cultures may be said to have short hair, while a man with the same length of hair in ... Read »


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    • Mohawk hairstyle

    • The mohawk (also referred to as a mohican) is a hairstyle in which, in the most common variety, both sides of the head are shaven, leaving a strip of noticeably longer hair in the center. The mohawk is also sometimes referred to as an iro in reference to the Iroquois, from whom the hairstyle is derived - though histori ... Read »


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    • Moustache

    • Moustache

      A moustache (UK /məˈstɑːʃ/; American English: mustache, /ˈmʌstæʃ/) is facial hair grown on the upper lip. Moustaches can be groomed by trimming and styling with a type of pomade called moustache wax. The word "moustache" is French, and is derived from the Italian moustacio (fourteenth ce ... Read »


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    • Mullet (haircut)

    • The mullet is a hairstyle that is short at the front and sides and long in the back. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, use of the term mullet to describe this hairstyle was "apparently coined, and certainly popularized, by U.S. hip-hop group the Beastie Boys", who used "mullet" and "mullet head" as epith ... Read »


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    • Nubian wig

    • A Nubian wig is a form of headdress worn by ancient Egyptians which is thought to imitate the thick hairstyles of the Nubian peoples (of modern Sudan), who were at various times incorporated into the Egyptian kingdom. The wig partly resembles the modern Afro hairstyle, but is most typically represented as a built-up se ... Read »


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    • Ombré


    • Pageboy

    • The pageboy (or page boy) is a modern female or male hairstyle named after what was believed to be the "pudding-basin" haircut of a late medieval page boy. It has straight hair hanging to below the ear, where it usually turns under. Often there is a fringe (bangs) in the front. This style was popular in the late 1950s ... Read »


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    • Payot

    • Payot

      Payot (Hebrew: פֵּאָה‎‎; plural: פֵּאוֹת), also pronounced pe'ot, peyot; or payos, peyos, peyois, payois in Ashkenazi pronunciation, is the Hebrew word for sidelocks or sidecurls. Payot are worn by some men and boys in the Orthodox Jewish community based on an interpreta ... Read »


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    • Perm (hairstyle)

    • A permanent wave, commonly called a perm or "permanent", involves the use of heat and/or chemicals to break and reform the cross-linking bonds of the hair structure. The hair is washed and wrapped on a form and waving lotion or 'reagent' is applied. This solution reacts chemically softening the inner structure of the h ... Read »


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    • Pigtail

    • In the context of hairstyles, the usage of the term pigtail (or twintail or twin tail) shows considerable variation. The term may refer to a single braid, but when used in the plural it often refers to twin bunches of hair on opposite sides of the head. For some users, the term "pigtails" applies only if the hair is br ... Read »


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    • Pixie cut

    • A pixie cut is a short hairstyle generally short on the back and sides of the head and slightly longer on the top. It is a variant of crop. Pixie cuts were popularized first in the 1950s when Audrey Hepburn wore the style in her debut film Roman Holiday, and later in the 1960s by actress Mia Farrow and British sup ... Read »


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    • Polish plait

    • Polish plait (Plica polonica in Latin), plica, or trichoma is a formation of hair. This term can refer to a hairstyle, or supposes a medical condition. It also relates to the system of beliefs in European folklore, and healing practices in traditional medicine in Poland that supported neglected, matted hair as an amule ... Read »


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    • Pompadour (hairstyle)

    • Pompadour is a hairstyle which is named for Madame de Pompadour (1721–1764), mistress of King Louis XV. Although there are numerous variations of the style for both men, women, and children, the basic concept is hair swept upwards from the face and worn high over the forehead, and sometimes upswept around the side ... Read »


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    • Ponytail

    • To make a ponytail, some, most or all of the hair on the head is pulled away from the face, gathered and secured at the back of the head with a hair tie, clip, or other similar device and allowed to hang freely from that point. It gets its name from its resemblance to the undocked tail of a horse or pony. Ponytails are ... Read »


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    • Poolajada

    • Poolajada is a Telugu word, Poovulu- Flowers, Jada- Braided Hair Wearing Flowers in Hair is very common in Indian culture and had been done ages. Poolajada is an age old tradition but for many it's a fragrant childhood memory! The best thing about this custom is that it makes a little girl feel like a princess wit ... Read »


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    • Pouf

    • The pouf or pouffe also "toque" (literally a thick cushion) is a hairstyle and a hairstyling support deriving from 18th century France. It was made popular by the Queen of France, Marie Antoinette (1755–1793), when she wore it in June 1775 at the coronation of her husband Louis XVI, triggering a wave of young Fren ... Read »


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    • Punch perm

    • A punch perm (パンチパーマ, panchi pāma?) is a type of tightly permed male hairstyle in Japan. From the 1970s until the mid-1990s, it was popular among yakuza, chinpira (low-level criminals), bōsōzoku (motorcycle gang members), truck drivers, construction workers, and enka singers. The ... Read »


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    • Queue (hairstyle)

    • Queue (hairstyle)

      The queue or cue is a hairstyle most often worn by men. Hair on top of the scalp is grown long and is often braided, while the front portion of the head is shaved. It was worn by the Manchu people of Manchuria, certain indigenous American groups and Gopis (devotees of Krishna). Some early modern military organizations ... Read »


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    • The "Rachel" haircut


    • Rattail (haircut)

    • A rattail is a hair style that is characterized by a long "tail"-like element of hair growing downward from the back of the head. The rattail usually hangs naturally; however, it can be braided, treated as a dread, permed, straightened, or poofed, curled with an iron. In some instances, an individual might choose to gr ... Read »


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    • Regular haircut

    • A regular haircut is a men's and boys' hairstyle that has hair long enough to comb on top, a defined or deconstructed side part, and a short, semi-short, medium, long, or extra long back and sides. The style is also known by other names including taper cut, regular taper cut, side-part and standard haircut; as well as ... Read »


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    • Ringlet (haircut)

    • A ringlet is a type of hairstyle. Ringlets are often also known as tube curls or corkscrew curls. It is achieved by wrapping a lock of hair around the length of a thin curling iron or can be sported naturally by people with sufficiently tightly curled hair. The curls can also be achieved by hair rollers. Loose ringlets ... Read »


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    • Roman hairstyles

    • Hairstyle fashion in Rome was ever changing, and particularly in the Roman Imperial Period there were a number of different ways to style hair. As with clothes, there were several hairstyles that were limited to certain people in ancient society. Styles are so distinctive they allow scholars today to create a chronolog ... Read »


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    • Sakko

    • Sakko (先笄?) is a Japanese hairstyle. It is worn by maiko today, but was worn in the Edo period by wives to show their dedication to their husbands. Maiko wear it during a ceremony called Erikae, which marks their graduation from maiko to geiko. Maiko use black wax to stain their teeth as well as this. Crane a ... Read »


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    • Shag (hairstyle)

    • A shag cut is a hairstyle that has been layered to various lengths. It was created by the barber Paul McGregor. The layers are often feathered at the top and sides. The layers make the hair full around the crown, and the hair thins to fringes around the edges. This unisex style became popular after being worn by variou ... Read »


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    • Shape-Up

    • Shape-Up also called a Line-Up or Edge-Up is the name given to a form of grooming that involves cutting along the natural hairline. The haircut grew in popularity during the 1990s, typically with those who have an African American hair type. Shape ups are typically found among men. The barber uses T-shaped clippers (" ... Read »


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    • Shimada (hairstyle)

    • The shimada (島田) is a women's hairstyle in Japan, similar to a chignon. Its modern usage is mainly limited to geisha (wearing it as a wig), but during the Edo period it was also worn by ordinary women, and especially by girls in their late teens. Generally the hair is gathered together at the crown of the hea ... Read »


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    • Short hair

    • Short hair refers to any haircut with little length. It may vary from above the ears to below the chin. If a man's hair reaches the chin, it may not be considered short. For a woman, however, short varies from close-cropped to just above the shoulders. Different styles of short hair include the bob cut, the , and the p ... Read »


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    • Sideburns

    • Sideburns, sideboards, or side whiskers are patches of facial hair grown on the sides of the face, extending from the hairline to below the ears. The term sideburns is a 19th-century corruption of the original burnsides, named after American Civil War general Ambrose Burnside, a man known for his unusual facial hairsty ... Read »


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    • Sidelock of youth

    • The sidelock of youth (also called a Horus lock, Prince's lock, Princess' lock, or side braid) was an identifying characteristic of the child in Ancient Egypt. It symbolically indicates that the wearer is a legitimate heir of Osiris. The sidelock was used as a divine attribute from at least as early as the Old Kingdom. ... Read »


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    • Sikha

    • The sikha or shikha (Sanskrit: शिखा; IAST: śikhā; "crest"; Hindi चोटी (choTi)) means flame, powerful, ray of light, peak of a mountain. It is a name of Hindu / Indian origin, and is commonly used for females. It also means long tuft, or lock of hair, left on top or on the b ... Read »


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    • Step cutting


    • Suebian knot

    • The Suebian knot (German: Suebenknoten) is a historical male hairstyle ascribed to the tribe of the Germanic Suebi. The knot is attested by Tacitus in his 1st century AD work Germania, found on art by and depictions of the Germanic peoples, and worn by bog bodies. According to Germania by Tacitus, the Suebian warr ... Read »


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    • Surfer hair

    • Surfer hair is a tousled type of hairstyle, popularized by surfers from the 1950s onwards, traditionally long, thick and naturally bleached from high exposure to the sun and salt water of the sea. In the late 1960s and 1970s, the long hair and general lack of personal grooming was closely associated with hippie culture ... Read »


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    • Synthetic dreads

    • Synthetic dreads, also called dread extensions, dread falls, and cyberlocks, are interlocked coils of synthetic hair, mostly kanekalon, that give the look and feel of natural dreadlocks without the commitment or maintenance. They are mainly worn as a fashion statement for the subculture of cybergoth. Mixed with both i ... Read »


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    • Teddy boy cut

    • Teddy Boy is a style of haircut. It was popular with mods in England during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Typically the hair was cut relatively long in comparison to regular styles of that period. It was typically brushed back and heavy grease used. The style has come back into popularity recently within the rockabi ... Read »


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    • Tellum

    • The tellum or reverse mullet (also referred to as a frullet) is a hairstyle similar to the mullet. "Tellum" is "mullet" spelled backwards. While a mullet is short in the front and long in the back, the opposite is true for a tellum. The hair is longer in the front (usually straight cheek-chin length hair), and is short ... Read »


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    • Temple Fade (hairstyle)

    • The Temple Fade, also known as a Brooklyn Fade, Low Fade, or Blow Out, is a hairstyle that gained popularity in the early 2000s. The hair is faded from skin to 1 cm (0.4 in) in length from the edge of the hairline up 2 cm (0.8 in). The rest of the hair is left the same length, usually 2–5 cm (0.8â ... Read »


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    • Tonsure

    • Tonsure /ˈtɒnʃər/ is the practice of cutting or shaving some or all of the hair on the scalp, as a sign of religious devotion or humility. The term originates from the Latin word tōnsÅ«ra (meaning "clipping" or "shearing") and referred to a specific practice in medieval Catholicism, abandoned by papal ... Read »


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    • Hair twists

    • Hair twists, flat twists, or mini-twists, are a hairstyle popular with Afro-textured hair in the United States, and sometimes with other hair textures. The style is achieved by dividing the hairs into several sections, twisting strands of hair, then twisting two twisted strands around one another. They can also be crea ... Read »


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    • Undercut (hairstyle)

    • The undercut is a hairstyle that was fashionable during the Edwardian era, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, and 2010s predominantly among men. Typically, the hair on the top of the head is long and parted on either the side or center, while the back and sides are buzzed very short. It is closely related to the curtained hair of th ... Read »


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    • Updo

    • An updo is a hair style that involves arranging the hair so that it is pointing up. It can be as simple as a ponytail, but is more commonly associated with more elaborate styles intended for special occasions such as a prom or wedding. ... Read »


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    • Victory rolls

    • Victory rolls are a women's hairstyle that was popular in the 1940s, characterized by voluminous curls of hair that frame the face. The style is named for the aerobatic maneuver and World War II support efforts in general. Victory rolls are closely associated with the pin-up look and achieved using hairspray and variou ... Read »


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    • Waves (hairstyle)

    • Hairwaves are a popular hairstyle that consist of curls that have been laid down. The hair is cropped short to the head in the styling of a Caesar cut. Afterwards, brushing techniques are applied to produce an effect reminiscent of "oceanic waves" as per the name. It is worn primarily by African-American men. Hairwave ... Read »


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    • Widow's peak


    • Wings (haircut)

    • The Wings haircut or flippies or flow is a popular hairstyle used in the skateboarding, surfer, and preppy community. Typically long, the style can range from long and drooping below the eyes, to a shorter length. The haircut is typically wavy and, if straight, the length comes to halfway down the ears. Instead of lyin ... Read »


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