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31 '90s Hairstyles That Celebrities Wouldn't Be Seen Dead With Now

The most glorious display of crimping and chic up 'dos you've ever witnessed.

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1. Ah, the 90s were a magical time, weren't they?

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2. It's arguable that hairstyles reached their peak back then.

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3. It was a time for pigtails.

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4. For two-tone hair extensions.

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5. And of course, classy up-dos.

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6. Which looked even better with hair braids and orange highlights.

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7. Kirsten Dunst knew that the classiness of her up 'do was increased ten-fold with the addition of butterfly clips.

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8. And, tbh, you weren't ANYBODY unless you off-set the look with a dragonfly temporary tattoo spanning the width of your back.

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9. But if you couldn't get your hands on butterfly clips, other hair accessories worked almost as well.

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10. Sometimes this involved DIY, like making a scrunchie out of a bandage. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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11. It was a time when highlights just weren't worth having unless they were stripy.

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12. Kelly Clarkson knew this and ~rocked~ the look.

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13. It was a time when no ponytail was complete without a strand of hair being left out and gracefully draped across your face.

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14. It was the height of sophistication.

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15. But nothing beat crimping. NOTHING.

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16. It was the perfect way for celebrities to carry their look from day to night.

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17. Some even combined their crimping with an up 'do to produce this sassy style.

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18. But if you really knew what you were doing, you made sure your hair matched your makeup.

The false lashes on the lower lash line is just 💯
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The false lashes on the lower lash line is just 💯

19. You ensured you rocked a swathe of bright pink eyeshadow as well as a strand of pink hair.

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20. Or blue hair mascara to match the blue gems stuck to either side of the bridge of your nose.

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21. Or opted for a dramatic smokey-eye with vampish red lips to compliment your dark locks.

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22. There was no such thing as too much. Quiff! Eye shadow! Eye shadow on your face! Diamanté gems stuck to your cheek!

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23. And everything that's happening here.

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24. It was a time for slightly problematic trends, like cornrows.

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25. And chopsticks to apparently give your ponytail that extra Je ne sais quoi.

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26. dreadlocks.

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27. It was a time for applying all the fake tan.


28. For choppy fringes teamed with cornrows.


29. For combining literally every hairstyle and colour, ever.


30. For plum lipstick, purple eyeshadow and little individual buns.

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31. And, finally, the perfection that is this look, that Paris rocked at a fashion show. 👌

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