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Old 12-06-2014, 12:13 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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Old 12-06-2014, 12:48 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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I do like the full (but groomed) eyebrow look, though. The tweezed-pencil-thin look of the 90s was the pits. Didn't partake in that one, either.

I did, they were waxed to death and i'm lucky mine grew back as much as they did. They will never be as full as they were in the 80's though

In the 80's, I had a high top fade textured out on top (i'm a black chic) and used to spray the top PINK, and wear old lady dresses with converse sneakers and fishnet stockings. My mom used to tell me I looked like a ^&%ing clown.....I sure miss those days (and i miss you too MOM )
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Old 12-06-2014, 12:53 PM
 
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I don't remember hair looking quite that fried - wow, those pix are awful! My hair was mostly long and straight through the 80s, too, except I cut it short at one point, kind of like Joan Jett.
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Old 12-06-2014, 01:14 PM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
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I also still prefer to see the fuller 80s eyebrows. I never really have gotten used to seeing those unnatural-position painted-on eyebrows.

Some of those hairdos look wildly messy, but most look normal for the 80s. I had a variety of them in my youth (mullet, goth-new wave, the long headbanger 'dos (sometimes wavy, sometimes straight, hair length down to my middle back at one point). I also had kind of hippie-grunge hairstyle and dressed grunge when it was considered stoner & skater style before it became considered grunge in the 90s.

I still prefer to see 80s hair styles as opposed to a lot of the boring, plain, flat, straight modern hairstyles most women have today, and the boringly plain too-short & shaved heads a lot of men have today. At least there are the "hipsters", some hippies, a few goths & even emos to add some variety to current generations of our society today.
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Old 12-06-2014, 01:28 PM
 
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Don't know where these pictures were taken but I swear I don't remember ANYBODY with such wild hairdos. We did have the wild perm look but nothing like these.
I agree. The big teased-out hair was popular back then, but never as wild as the looks in those pictures.
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Old 12-06-2014, 01:57 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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There were a lot of those big hair styles in New York. Especially popular with Italian girls and the pop Metal crowd.

The New Wave ones were popular, too.
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Old 12-06-2014, 02:36 PM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
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Another hair thing that was popular on guys in the 80s was the duck tail. I had one for a very short time (as did my brother, cousin and some friends), and I now think it was a funny fad, but I saw some kids with them recently, so it looks like they're back?
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Old 12-06-2014, 03:45 PM
 
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Not me, I had a flat top and crew cuts in the 80's.

The worst ever on guys are rats tails and mullets.....gross!
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Old 12-06-2014, 04:50 PM
 
Location: My House
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I had a pretty good spiral perm in the 80s, but I refused the tall bangs. I just could not commit to all the hairspray required to keep that hair so high. LOL.
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Old 12-06-2014, 04:53 PM
 
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I did, they were waxed to death and i'm lucky mine grew back as much as they did. They will never be as full as they were in the 80's though

In the 80's, I had a high top fade textured out on top (i'm a black chic) and used to spray the top PINK, and wear old lady dresses with converse sneakers and fishnet stockings. My mom used to tell me I looked like a ^&%ing clown.....I sure miss those days (and i miss you too MOM )
I'm with you both on the 80s brows. I miss my 80s brows. They're not super thin, thank goodness, but they're surely not gonna be Brooke Shields style anymore.

I wore some pretty crazy outfits in the late 80s/early 90s. I suspect you and I could've shared clothes.

My grandmother (I miss her, so I hear you there) used to look me up and down and try her best to find something she liked. It was usually my shoes.

LOL.
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