1950’s: Nothing says bombshell like Marilyn Monroe’s platinum bottle blonde, short curled ‘do.
Early 1950’s: Audrey Hepburn’s perfect pixie had women around the world chopping off their long locks.
1960’s: Brit supermodel Twiggy’s side-swept pageboy was considered one of the hippest hairstyles of the decade.
1960’s: French beauty Brigitte Bardot was the iconic blonde of her time, looking incredibly sexy with her messy bedhead as well as her sexy take on the classic pouf.
Late 1960’s: Rosemary’s Baby was Mia Farrow’s breakout role, and her classic Vidal Sassoon pixie cut, which was pretty cutting edge at the time and redefined femininity, is still setting trends decades later.
Late 1960’s: Cher’s stick straight and shiny locks had women around the world ironing their hair to achieve her iconic look for years tocome.
1960’s-1970’s: Diana Ross may have started out with a conservative and perfectly put together look when she was with The Supremes, but in the 1970’s she took the mantra “Go big or go home,” to the extreme and defined disco era glam!
Early 1970’s: Things started going from hippy to glam rock when David Bowie’s adopted his Ziggy Stardust persona.
1970’s: Farrah Fawcett undeniably set the hair trends in the seventies with her Charlie’s Angels feathered and layered look. Decades later, millions of women still beg their stylist to chop them up like the bombshell icon.
1980’s: Princess Diana was the style icons of her time, and her feathered bob was imitated by women all over the world.
1980’s: It was not a single woman who set the, “like, totally eighties” hairstyles trends, it was the gods of rock! Bands like Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Bon Jovi had men – as well as women – getting their hair rocked out and glammed to the max!
1980’s: Madonna’s own personal hair evolution was copied by millions, but when the icon chopped off her locks and bleached them blonde in 1986 (a la Marilyn Monroe) that she really shook things up in the hair world.
1990’s: Jennifer Aniston set one of the biggest hair trends ever with the help of hairstylist Chris McMillan. “The Rachel,” named after her character on Friends is undeniably one of the most requested cuts ever.
1990’s: Pamela Anderson’s bleach blonde California locks were coveted and copied by women around the world.
1990’s: Dirty, messy hair got super hot when Grunge took over the radio waves, and no one did it better than Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain.
Sarah Jessica Parker
Late 1990’s – 2000’s: Sarah Jessica Parker grabbed attention with her Sex and the City character Carrie Bradshaw, who rocked wavy curls when the show debuted. As the show went on, Parker’s hair evolved and continued to influence women around the world.
2000’s: Gwyneth Paltrow’s stick straight hair had women flocking to the beauty supply store to pick up a flat iron.
2006: Amy Winehouse brought the beehive back to the world, after several decades of sleeping.
2007: Victoria Beckham has sported so many Posh hairstyles over the years, but it was her concave bob – shorter in the back and longer in the front – that she debuted at the MTV Movie Awards that really set trends.
2011: Kate Middleton popularized the “girl next door glam” look when she went from commoner to Duchess by marrying Prince William. Every she wore sold out in minutes, and women around the world flocked the salon to steal her simple yet sophisticated hair style.