The perm: Reinventing 1980's big hair fashion

Curls and waves are back, but styled in a less fussy and more natural way

Stars Insider

02/04/18 | StarsInsider

LIFESTYLE Perm

Big hair was all the rage in the 1980s. Celebrities Julia Roberts, Madonna, and Farrah Fawcett were famous for their perms—flowing, curly waves held in place by a can's worth of hair spray. Then suddenly, the perm was history. 

But this season it's back. Stars like Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Stone are showing off their new-look permed hair styles on the red carpet. Now, curly is cool!

But styling techniques have come a long way over the last 30 years, and getting a perm today is quite different from the way it was achieved back in the heady '80s. Browse the gallery and take a look at how celebrities used to wear their hair and compare the style with today's modern makeover.

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