The 1990s were a crazy time. Boy bands were a thing; the internet was just getting started, and people were doing ungodly things to their hair. Of course, hairstyles come and go. Some stay past their welcome, and others die quicker than you can say “mullet.”
From crimping to spiky hair, there were so many bad 90’s hairstyles it’s hard to include them all. Let’s go back in time, shall we? Here are 25 Worst 90’s Hairstyles We Can’t Believe Were Popular.
Whatever N'Sync was Doing
All of this. From the Eminem hair, the spiky hair, the dreadlocks, and the Eddie Munster, N’Sync essentially wrapped up the worst 90’s haircuts in one fell swoop.
A variation of The Rachel haircut, the zig-zag part ruthlessly taunted people with OCD. It was also something of a rebellious statement. Or, maybe they weren’t sure how to make a proper part in the first place? We’re going with the latter.
Oh, look, Christina Aguilera is back. Colors in stark contrast to each other were pretty hot back in the 90’s. In her case, looking like half of your head was bleeding, we guess, was the right way to go. Today, subtlety is the name of the game.
The high-top fade is starting to make a bit of a comeback. Those responsible probably haven’t asked the important questions like, “Am I really doing this?” In the 90’s, this look was popularized by Will Smith, among others. They probably wished they asked the important questions back then, too.
Everyone saw this coming. The bowl cut. A 90’s trend that plagued the heads of boys everywhere. Hairstylists must have been out of their minds to allow this nightmare to continue. Sure, it’s neat and tidy. It takes care of the mullet problem. But making someone’s head look like a mushroom isn’t the best alternative.