When '90s Hairstyles Happen To Good Celebrities

by Tess Yocom

Kendall Jenner made quite a few appearances during Fashion Week. We watched her walk down the runway with temporary tattoos during the Tommy Hilfiger show and the whole Kardashian Klan supported her front run at Givenchy. But she didn’t stop there. This weekend, Kendall rocked a stringy-bang '90s ponytail while spotted out and about with Justin Bieber. Remember pulling your hair back in a really tight ponytail, then strategically deciding which two strands would frame your face? Yeah — that thing.

I will fully admit that I’ve (purposely) worn the two-piece ponytail in the past few years. Why? Because it’s so easy! Come one — it's time to come to terms with the fact that sock buns take too much time and effort to pull off properly. Am I actually going to play hair vs. footwear when I can just pull all my hair back and leave down a few pieces? NOPE. Plus, the pieces can actually frame your face really well, as long as you go for soft and wispy rather than the gel-saturated style that was so popular during the Spice Girls era.

The '90s obviously had some pretty bad hair trends (crimping, for example) but there are still a few that we should all wear again today. Here are seven looks from the greatest decade ever that stars just can’t seem to get enough of.

1. The Spider Comb

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Oh, spider combs. There really were tricksters. If you didn’t put it on exactly right, they tangled and got stuck in your hair. UGH.

But hey — they keep your hair out of your face, which is the one job they’re supposed to do. Amy Adams obviously gets it.

2. The High Ponytail

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The high ponytail is back, thanks to a certain popstar who’s been seen wearing it ALL THE TIME (looking at your ‘do, Ariana Grande) It’s so easy, looks good, and — best of all — doesn’t involve old socks.

Katy Perry is known for her style risks, so it’s not surprise that she decided to mix two '90s trends: the high pony and blue hair.

3. Short Curls

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Throwback to Brittany Murphy during the Clueless days. Short curls scream fun and cool, as shown here by actress Julia Garner.

Let’s all pin our hair up in hot rollers and listen to Salt-N-Pepa on our tape players. Hey — it’s WAY easier than using a straightener.

4. Scrunchies

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If you were a '90s kid and didn’t have a scrunchie collection, then were you really a '90s kid? Obviously not. Demi clearly proved that we should relive our childhood and bring them back.

5. Those Double Buns

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The multiple buns look was pretty much saved for the rebels of the '90s. Gwen Stefani was spotted wearing it multiple times, and proved there’s no doubt it should be brought back into our lives.

6. Short Bangs

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Baby bangs, the forgotten forehead accessory of the '90s. Everyone remembers DJ Tanner’s wispy bangs that pretty much jetted out three inches from her forehead, of course, but what about short bangs? Lily Allen has showed us that they are clearly the superior of the two. No need to style or worry about them getting in your face.

7. Teased Hair

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I never really understood how teasing hair works. After watching multiple YouTube videos and losing the battle against hairspray and a brush, I pretty much decided to let the trend stay in the 20th century.

Unlike me, Bella Thorne gets it. Tease your hair. Pull hair of it back. Add a bow. DONE.

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