Jennifer Aniston is maybe best known for her ’90s style during the Friends era. The Rachel was a razored layered cut from 1994 created by hair guru Chris McMillian by accident. Aniston was never a big fan herself, but that didn’t stop fans from obsessing over it back in the day.
It’s impossible to think of adorable child star Shirley Temple without picturing her head of perfectly coiled curls. Actually, the style was even named after her: ask for Shirley Temple curls in any hair salon, and they’ll know exactly what you’re talking about.
Grace Jones’ box cut afro was iconic when she co-starred in A View To A Kill, and it remains so to this day. It wasn’t her only memorable look. Her penchant for unique, super short geometric styles made her a fashion “it” girl.
Farrah Fawcett’s mane of voluminous, choppy feathered layers is easily the star’s most recognizable feature. It essentially defined beauty in the 1970s.
Twiggy’s look in the 1960s was one that everyone aimed to copy. The glossy, closely cropped pixie cut inspired women everywhere to chop it all off. Her signature spider eyelashes, thin physique, and style also captivated the world at large.
Debbie Harry’s super blonde platinum strands were the inspiration behind her band name Blondie. The choppy cut with bangs was so powerful that Vogue has said it “redefined platinum hair in the punk era.”
You can thank Amy Winehouse for bringing back the beehive, a style that was super popular back in the ’60s. Winehouse’s take on the look was messier, more dramatic, and a lot edgier than what it was back in the day.
Diana Ross has experimented with different hairstyles a little bit in the time since she became famous, but she’s always stayed true to the voluminous natural style she is really known for.
Mia Farrow’s hair is easily one of the most well-known pixie cuts of all time. Farrow has said she cut it herself with a pair of “fingernail scissors,” despite the fact that Vidal Sassoon often gets the credit for creating it.
Brigitte Bardot’s long, full blonde hair really epitomized French glamour. That hair was always in the spotlight, whether it was in a messy beehive, girlish pigtails, or simply down in long waves.
Who can forget when Halle Berry almost single-handedly brought the pixie cut back in the ’90s? She’s had other looks over the years, but this one remains her best.
Whether it’s falling around her shoulders in big, beautiful, bouncy waves or pulled back into a chic bun or ponytail, Kate Middleton’s hair always looks incredibly perfect. Her glossy locks have certainly helped define her elegant sense of style.
It’s impossible to picture Anna Wintour without her signature blunt bob and short bangs. She’s been wearing her hair this way since, well, forever, and she’d probably be unrecognizable without it.
Female celebrities aren’t the only ones with iconic hairstyles! Elvis’s hair was always a topic of conversation, especially that shellacked bouffant that he was so famous for.
Although Keri Russell no longer rocks these tightly wound curls, she was once known for them. When she chopped them off for a super short cut during her Felicity days, fans were outraged. For the record, she has stated that she doesn’t regret it.
Marilyn Monroe knew more than anyone that gentlemen prefer blondes. More specifically, the short blonde curls that helped her conquer Hollywood.
Tina Turner’s wild mane of voluminous hair defines her style and her spirit, as well as the entire 1980s. No one could pull this off quite like she could.
Gisele Bundchen is famous for wearing her dark blonde hair down in long, loose waves, and can you really blame her? People regularly try to get the same beachy waves that always look good (and seemingly effortless) on her.
Dolly Parton is known for two physical attributes: really big hair, and really big breasts. Her hair is and always has been giant…as teased and curled as possible. She has said she’s been wearing a wig since 1973 because of all the bleaching and teasing and hairspray.
These wild auburn curls helped Julia Roberts capture the hearts of moviegoers and become one of the biggest stars on the planet. She may no longer rock this style, but one must never forget where they came from.