Only 1 in 25 People Can Correctly Identify These Hairstyles! Can You?

BEAUTY & FASHION

By: Kennita Leon

7 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

All of us have done something to our hair; cut, shave, braid, straighten or curl. Some of us prefer the popular hairstyles that already exist. But do you know them well enough to name them?

What is this hairstyle called?

Also known as the pot/helmet/ mushroom cut, this simple hairstyle is created when the hair is cut with bangs falling over the forehead and the rest of the hair is cut the same length all around the head. It is usually worn by children; particularly young boys, and appears as though someone placed a bowl over the head and cut off the uncovered hair.

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What is this hairstyle called?

The edgy Mohawk is created when the sides of the head are completely shaven and a strip of hair is left in the middle, from the forehead to the nape of the neck. It has many modern versions, such as the faux hawk, which is popular among women. This requires no shaving of the head. One must simply ensure that the sides are smoothed down and the hair in the middle stands upright.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This classy hairstyle is formed when all the hair is gathered and styled into one large braid in the center of the head, from the forehead to the back of the head. Contrary to its name, this chic hairstyle actually originated in Africa, not France. It is worn by children and women alike and is suitable for both formal and informal settings.

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What is this hairstyle called?

Francois Marcel, a French hairdresser, invented this hairstyle in 1872.This style is made by using hot curling irons to give the hair a wavy look. It became popular in the fashion industry and was captured by Vogue Magazine for decades.

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What is this hairstyle called?

To make a ponytail, all the hair is arranged away from the face and to the back of head and secured with a band, allowing the ends of the hair hanging loose like a tail. It’s a quick and easy go-to hairstyle for women and some men.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This is a practice of styling to transform straight hair into curly strands. This can be done with a crimp iron or a straightener, or by braiding the hair and unbraiding it later on. The crimping iron was invented by Geri Cusena in 1972, to style the hair of famous singer, Barbara Streisand.

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What is this hairstyle called?

To make the perfect bun, the hair must be pulled upwards or at the back of the head and into one. It must then be wrapped around itself in a circular motion, then secured with a band or two. It is an easy and convenient hairstyle, similar to the ponytail.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This is done by combing one’s hair all the way to the back of the head, and smoothing it down with gel or some other styling product that will create a ‘slick’ look. It is quite a fashionable look worn by many men and women.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This is a general term referring to various short haircuts, such as the flattop, butch cut, ivy league and crew cut. They all share key differences; while the butch and crew cut both involve cutting the hair very short, hair is usually standing upright for the flattop and, for the ivy league haircut, the hair at the front is long enough for a side part. These haircuts are usually worn by men and boys.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This hairstyle, which became popular in the '90s, is made by plaiting three or more strands together to make the shape of a box. The braids can then be worn loose, or put into a ponytail or a bun. Box braids are often used as a protective styling method to repair damaged hair or to transition from chemically processed hair to natural hair.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This hairstyle, which became popular in the 1940s, refers to soft, casual curls made with several layers to produce a rounded shape. This glamorous look is believed to have been invented during the World War II, when fighter planes leaving the country, left an exhaust roll during take-off. The rolls, which were made in honor of soldiers returning home, is used for many vintage events today.

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What is this hairstyle called?

For this style, the hair on the sides and the back of the head is cut very low, while the hair on top is kept much longer. This tapered cut is popular among adult males but is also worn by young boys and even some women.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This popular 1960s hairstyle is characterized by hair piled high towards the front of the head to create a full rounded shape. It derives from the French word bouffant- which means ‘to puff out.’ The bouffant was the look of high-class women in the mid-late 16th century during the ‘big hair days.'

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What is this hairstyle called?

This was invented by English hairdresser Vidal Sassoon who developed a reputation for his short, innovative haircuts that allowed women to have short chic hairdos. The 5-point cut was one of them. The hair is cut very short close to the ears, with three points at the nape of the neck and one point at each temple, about midway down the ear. Model Grace Coddington was the first to wear this new look by Sasson in the 1960s.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This is a look achieved with the blow-dryer to create straight voluminous hair. It is widely used by everyone, most notably among blacks and other races with thick, full hair.

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What is this hairstyle called?

These were made popular by American model, Bettie Page, in the 1950s. Though they are similar to the traditional bangs, the difference is that the hair does not necessarily need to be cut to achieve this look. Instead, the hair is molded at the front of the head and secured with hair clips for the ‘pin-up’ look.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This is a variation of the traditional bob that is usually cut short all around the head. With the asymmetrical bob, the hair is much longer on one side of the head but remains short at the back, like the traditional bob. Celebrities such as Rihanna have made this style popular.

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What is this hairstyle called?

Also called permanent wave, the perm is a treatment of the hair using chemicals to change the hair's texture. Though it was initially made to create wavy hair, it is now used to straighten the natural curl pattern of the hair, known as applying relaxer to one’s hair. This is widely used by all races, but is popular among blacks and other races with thick hair, in order to make the hair softer and easier to manage.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This is a fancy up-do worn by women, where the hair is piled into a cone shape on top of the head. It was invented by American stylist Margaret Vinci Heidt during the era of bouffant styles and big hair. It was named after its resemblance to a beehive and has been worn by singers such as Beyonce and Amy Winehouse.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This is a method of braiding the hair that produces an end result similar to that of a fish bone. For this style, all the hair is gathered into one at the center of the head and braided together. It is a variation of the French braid that can be worn in a casual and formal manner.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This refers to hair that is separated into two equals parts on either side of the head. The hair itself may be plaited at the ends or styled otherwise, but it is always separated into two for this style. The term pigtail dates back to the 1600s and actually refers to the way in which twisted tobacco looked just like the curly tail of a pig.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This style is achieved by separating the hair into equal sections and braiding it in straight rows. This hairstyle, which has different variations of styles and designs, has been widely adopted and is worn by men and women of different races worldwide.

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What is this hairstyle called?

Similar to the bowl cut, the mop top haircut involves a shaggy, tousled look. The mop top is medium in length and covers the ears and forehead. The Beatles made this look very popular in the '60s during the height of their fame but it has reemerged in recent times.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This style is basically a casual up-do for men. For those who are confident enough to rock it, it is an easy, comfortable style. It is worn by men who do not necessarily want to cut their hair or wear it otherwise.

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What is this hairstyle called?

With the style, the bangs framing the face and the hair at the back of the head are cut short and in the same length. It made its debut in the 1920s at a time when it was believed that women should have long hair in order to be beautiful. The bob revolutionized hair and beauty standards in the world.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This is used by combining elements of the pompadour, flat top and even the mohawk. The hair is brushed upwards and backwards from the forehead then sprayed with products to keep the shape. It is a sleek hairdo worn by many professional men.

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What is this hairstyle called?

These are formed by setting the hair into curls then finger combing the hair in alternative directions to create a wavy look. It variates from the bob hairdo but has a softer appearance. It should not be confused with the Marcel wave, which lasts longer.

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What is this hairstyle called?

The top of the hair is a flattop and the hair is cut in a slanted rectangular shape. The bottom part of the hair is shaved off while the top remains high. This hairstyle easily captures the attention of many and is popular among rap artists.

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What is this hairstyle called?

In the 1920s, this short, boyish hairstyle was worn by some women and artists, like Josephine Baker. This tapered look is slicked down in the front and was the shortest hairstyle at the time. It was actually designed after a hairstyle at the Eton Preparatory School.

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What is this hairstyle called?

Though there are many variations of this style, the most popular one is created when 2the hair is swept upwards and raised over the forehead in a roll, to add height and weight to the look. This look is popular among men and has been worn by icons such as Elvis Presley and John Travolta.

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What is this hairstyle called?

An elegant look created by encircling the hair into a knot at the nape of the neck. The chignon, which is much like a fancy bun, is usually accessorized with hair clips and worn to formal events, like weddings, but the basic style can be worn for everyday wear. The curling iron and other hair styling instruments are often used to create variations of the chignon.

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What is this hairstyle called?

The flat iron is used to create these loose, tousled waves. With their soft natural pattern, they have just the enough curls and consistency for that fabulous look.

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What is this hairstyle called?

The ‘faux hawx ‘or ‘false mohawk’ is a variation of the traditional mohawk. It is created when a full head of hair is styled into the middle of the hair. The only difference between the two is that the sides of the head are not shaved for the faux hawk.

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What is this hairstyle called?

The term is inspired by milkmaids- women who milk cows- and it is also called the crown braid. With a braid encircling the entire head, this hair style gives off a very angelic look.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This is a style of thick Afro- centric hair that is not altered by chemicals or straighteners and stands tall above the head. It became popular in the 1950s as a symbol of pride in black hair.

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What is this hairstyle called?

In hairdressing, the ombre look is achieved by gradually fading the hair color from dark to light. This means that the hair will have a darker hue closer to the top of the head and gradually becomes lighter towards the ends. Sarah Jessica Parker often sported this look for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on "Sex and the City."

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What is this hairstyle called?

This look, derived from the bowl cut, involves shorter hair on the sides of the head as compared to the top of it. Due to the hot weather of the summer months, men usually prefer this short, chic hairdo.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This is a hairstyle named after American actress, Farrah Fawcett, who was well known for her long, full, wavy hair when she began her career in the 1960s. Short bangs were cut over her forehead and the rest of her hair was curled in layers to create a fluffy look.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This look was named after actress Jennifer Aniston began wearing it for her role as Rachel on the TV show, "Friends." The short, layered, shoulder-length hair was loved by many and was soon copied by women around the world.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This variation of the crop is formed when the hair is cut very short into layers at the back and sides of the head. This hairstyle is low-maintenance and very versatile.

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What is this hairstyle called?

Also known as the shape up or edge haircut, the line up is a unique look that is created by focusing on the hairline and shaving the hair into straight lines and designs. This edgy look is usually worn by black men and is easier to create with short hair.

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What is this hairstyle called?

A style of hair originally worn by Rastafarians as a symbol of physical and moral strength, since they do not believe in cutting off one’s hair. They are formed by matting or braiding the hair until it forms the distinctive locks. In recent times, dreadlocks have been worn for fashion purposes and so many variations, such as sister locks and free-form locks,w have emerged.

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What is this hairstyle called?

This is a short hairdo inspired by Vidal Sassoon's short cuts in the 1960s. Though it is similar to the bowl cut, the final look resembles a mushroom in length and shape and is suitable for both men and women.

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