The hair is a woman’s crowning glory, which can either make or break your total look. For many women, it is their lifetime job to always make their hair look good and to keep their hairstyle up to date. And through the course of history, there came a few notable hairstyles that instantly became a success and an endless stream of requests in the salons. Remember Audrey Hepburn’s Beehive, Twiggy’s Pixie Crop, and The Rachel? Here is a list of the Top 10 Iconic Hairstyles for Women. Have you tried some of these?
1- Zelda Fitzgerald's Bob
You might think that a Bob hairstyle has just been recent in history, but this cut dates back even during the early 1920's. And one of the original head turners of this hairstyle was Zelda Fitzgerald, who rocked a finger-waved bob. It is a chin-length bob with soft curls, which became an epitome of independence and empowerment to women. Plus, it is super stylish and glamorous!
2- Farrah Fawcett's Flicks
Popularized by her role in Charlie's Angels, Farrah Fawcett's flicked blond waves rocked the salons in the seventies and eighties. It introduced big, feathered, unabashedly feminine hair that made women gaga for some blow dryers. Wearing it can instantly turn you into a blonde bombshell!
3- Twiggy's pixie crop
During the Mod era of the 1950's, Twiggy's pixie crop was a sensational hairstyle for women. Dodging long locks and big hair, the super short blonde pixie crop was a refreshing statement for most girls (especially in London!). The sleek cut remained sweet and feminine in spite of the short length. Plus, the short do is coming back in the past few years!
4- Kylie Minogue's Bubble Perm
Big, curly waves like Jessica Parker's started years ago with Kylie Minogue's Perm during the 1980's. It showcases tightly coiled curls all around with blunt bangs framing the forehead. It was an instant success during the year of punk and a staple hairstyle for women of all ages.
5- Audrey Hepburn's Beehive
Audrey Hepburn was not only famous for her role in Breakfast at Tiffany's, but also for her gorgeous, sophisticated updo. The iconic beehive hairstyle is achieved by piling up the hair at the back as high as you can, making a voluminous updo. Even until today, it is still one of the sought-after hairstyles for women!
6- Sienna Miller's Boho Waves
In the early 2000's, the hairstyle became more relaxed rather than polished, and women want a hairstyle that is more effortless rather than high maintenance. So, when Sienna Miller set out with her relaxed boho waves, every women immediately fell in love with it! It is similar to a bohemian look (during the Hippie era) with finger-combed waves.
7- Meg Ryan's Shag
Meg Ryan's choppy shag became popular as when her character debuted the trademark cut. Almost identical to The Rachel cut, it just looks more wispy and effortless (without the bounce and the curls!). It is perfect for women with thin, straight hair who is always on the go!
8- Jennifer Aniston's the Rachel
When the TV series, Friends, was at its peaks, so was the character (and the hairstyle!) of Jennifer Aniston's character, Rachel Green. The hairstyle was a mid-length layered bob with highlights. It was created by stylist Chris McMillan in 1994, and about 12 million girls went to the salon asking for 'The Rachel'.
9- Victoria Beckham's Pob
As sophisticated and luxurious as Posh Beckham, her haircut - which was adored by millions of overgrown Spice Girls fan - became an instant hit when she traded her long locks for a short do. Dubbed as Pob (Posh Bob), it has a very, very short cut at the back that goes longer at the front, framing her thin face.
10- Blake Lively's layered locks
Effortless, chic, and cool, Blake Lively's hair is just a source of jealousy for girls around the globe. Her long, blonde, glossy locks is recently one of the most popular requests in salons, especially in the US, where her TV series Gossip Girl is tremendously famous. The key trick in this cut is a glossy hair with chin-length layers at the front!