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Style Etiquette: 5 Hairstyles That Changed The World

July 18, 2009

I bet you can name at least one on the list, but I bet you’ve tried more than one.

They are in no specific order.

  • The HI-TOP fade!  Thanks, Kid N’ Play!

Kid ‘n Play was a hip-hop and comedy duo from New York City…The duo comprised Christopher “Kid” Reid Christopher “Play” Martin (born July 10, 1962 in Queens, New York City). Besides their successful musical careers, Kid ‘n Play are also notable for branching out into acting.

Kids hair grew and grew until it was at its peak of 6 in.

Kid's hair grew and grew until it was at it's peak of 6 in.

Jennifer Aniston does The Rachel:  Flat iron manufacturing  skyrocketed.  The curling iron was laid to rest.  It was the 9o’s and it was time to look out for our Friends.

The Rachel Hit in 1995

The Rachel Hit in 1995

Halle Berry: No one looked tougher, yet so feminine than Halle Berry in her tough grrrl cut.  She wore it in many movies, until she came out with long hair on the Oprah show when promoting her movie, Catwoman.

Her Hair Highness: Halle Berry

Her Hair Highness: Halle Berry

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Alicia Keys: She came on the scene with the retro look from the movie, 10. Long cornrowed hair leading into whips of beautiful braids.  For a long time afterwards, people copied and I got to see everyones scalp firsthand.

Alicia Keys: circa 2001

Alicia Keys: circa 2001

You know you tried to do it.  I tried and everyone in my neighborhood with bangs tried to freeze them into a permanent flip with wings.

Farrah Fawcett and the eternal hair with wings.

Farrah Fawcett and the eternal hair with wings.

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