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Hairstyles

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  1. Named after an emperor, this men's hairstyle has a short, horizontally straight cut fringe. All hail?

    Caesar cut

  2. The Japanese hairstyle Chonmage is best associated with them.

    Sumo wrestlers

  3. In this 'continental' hairstyle, the hair extends out from the head like halo/cloud/ball.

    Afro

  4. Easy one - gets its name from its resemblance to the undocked tail of a horse.

    Ponytail

  5. The ofuku is worn by a woman in this Japanese profession in her final two years of apprenticeship.

    Geisha

  6. Common and popular in the African American community in the 70s and the 80s and gave the wearer a glossy, loosely curled look. Worn by Michael Jackson in the "Beat It" video.

    Jheri curl

  7. A method of setting hair into curls that was popular in the 1920s and 1930s. Looks very similar to a Marcel Wave.

    Finger wave

  8. In the UK, it is called a skinhead. Named after the sound of the electric razor, which is used to shear the hair very closely to the scalp.

    Buzzcut

  9. Hair is tightly braided very close to the scalp, using an underhand, upward motion to produce a continuous, raised row.

    Cornrows

  10. This short haircut became modern for women in the early 1920s and has a short name, Mr.Robert.

    Bob

  11. Takes its name from a madam who had a thing for Louis XV of France. A fashion trend in the 1950s among male actors in the 1950s. Just think of Marlon Brando (The Wild One) and James Dean (Rebel Without a Cause).

    Pompadour

  12. Associated with ballet dancers - think outside the ...?

    Bun

  13. The Dido flip is a female hairstyle in imitation of the singer and songwriter Dido Armstrong. Most recently sported by this first daughter.

    Chelsea Clinton

  14. Approximation of a mohawk made without buzzing or shaving the sides of the head. Sounds fake to me.

    Fauxhawk

  15. Short in the front, on the top, and on the sides, but long in the back. Sounds fishy.

    Mullet

  16. Woman's hairstyle also known as the B-52 - Enduring symbol of 1960s kitsch - Audrey Hepburn's character in Breakfast at Tiffany's sported one.

    Beehive

  17. A hairstyle in which the hair is parted down the middle and tied into two bundles, one on each side of the head. The style is popular among toddlers and young girls. Oink, oink.

    Pigtails

  18. Puffed-out hairstyle - French for 'full'/'swell'

    Bouffant

  19. You punk, this involves shaving either side of the head, leaving a strip of noticeably longer hair and is named for a native American tribe.

    Mohawk

  20. The Hime cut consisting of straight, usually cheek-length side-cut bangs and frontal fringe is found in this type of comics.

    Manga/Anime

  21. Shortest possible hairstyle without shaving the head with a razor. The style is so named as it is traditionally the first haircut given to new male recruits during initial entry into many of the world's armed forces.

    Induction cut

  22. The moptop, a mid-length hairstyle was named for and popularised by them.

    The Beatles

  23. Very short hairstyle similar to the crew cut, not necessarily sported by a Dick Tracy villain.

    Flattop