The ’80s were a time of questionable fashion trends. Though many of the looks ended up being recycled (like neon and ripped jeans), there are some that have no business ever seeing the light of day again. Puff Daddy and the family’s appearance on the Today Show, to promote his sold out concert tour “Bad Boy Family Reunion”, reminded us of the big puffed up hairstyles, permanent waves, Mohawks, mullets and soft cuts were all the rage back in the 80s going into the early 90s.Other styles popular at the time mimicked the full, romantic fashions seen on popular soap's such as "Dallas" and "Knots Landing." The rise in popularity of New Wave music also influenced 1980s hairstyles, contributing to the rise in short, asymmetrical haircuts.The following images demonstrate some of the typical hairstyles common in the 1980s.And the styling possibilities are limitless, as proven by stars including Kelis, Tilda Swinton, Rosario Dawson and Scarlett Johansson.We recently noticed a resurgence of sharp undercuts on Instagram, featuring the most intricate designs for every hair length and texture.Click through our gallery of 20 short celeb hairstyles that made a career and find the perfect cut for your face shape.Plus: Check out our roundup of the best celebrity bobs and the best way to style them, and click through the top short hairstyles of 2015.
While many of these haircuts share similar elements, styling choices created great variety in women's hairstyles.So, prepare your illuminators, lip gloss and, maybe, glossy eye-shadow?If you have curly or wavy hair, you’ll be happy to know that there are dozens of wet hairstyles designed to highlight your lovely curls – even if you spend most of your time ironing them straight.If you want a brand new look or some fresh styling ideas for the haircut you have, look no further!Women's hairstyles in the 1980s were influenced by a variety of trends, including power suits, primetime dramas, and musical culture.
Our followers at @Huff Post Beauty also blew us away by tagging us in photos with creative takes on this classic style.