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11 of THOSE hairstyles we all deeply regret
Oh, the horror. The horror.

WE ALL HAVE a dodgy haircut or two (or three, or four) in our past.

Some were plain old mistakes with the clippers, some were ill-advised fashion statements and some were just inexplicable to all involved.

The mullet

Party in the front, business in the back? More like abject misery in the front, and utter despair in the back.

Source: Flickr/Anosmia

Hair mascara

A cruel parody of glamour.

Source: Isadora

Cornrows on holidays

What goes on tour, stays on tour. Don’t bring those bloody braids back with you on the plane.


Artful fringes

“Bits”. They were just BITS.

Remember Adam Rickitt? Source: Angelfire


There’s something quite perverse about the phrase “frosted tip”.

Source: YouTube

Source: Kooi


Faux-hawk off, am I right?

Source: Flickr/spader

Fringe on top, 0 all over

It wasn’t the best of both worlds. It was the worst. Of everything.

Source: Smosh

Emo fringe

An interesting alternative to an eye patch.

Source: Flickr/lism

Getting string tied into it

And then having to cut it out because you realised the error of your ways.

Source: Wikihow

Hair jewellery

Little clips, slide-in barettes, tiny clasps, hair butterflies, jewels… You name it. We lobbed it in our hair during the 1990s.

Source: Babble

Rat’s tail

The hint is in the name with this one. Is a rat’s tail REALLY something you want hanging off your head?

Source: Flickr/xoxoryan

What was your worst hair mistake? Share your pain in the comments. 

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