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August 27, 2017

7 Popular Hairstyles And Story Behind Its Name

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Just like clothes, hairstyles and haircut change every season. No matter what length or type of hair you have; the options are endless. But there are some hairstyles or haircut that never go out of fashion. These hairstyles are so popular that it does not matter if you change your stylist. Every stylist will immediately recognize these 7 popular hair cut as soon as you mention it. But these hair cut also have interesting story behind its name. Let’s find out now.

#1 The Bob Cut

Considered as the best hair cut for the people with short hair, the Bob cut is one of the oldest hairstyle trends. It is believed that there was a ballroom dancer, Irene Castle who took the drastic step to chop her hair just because she was not comfortable dancing with the long strands. It became very popular since that time and is still known with the dancer’s name as Castle Bob.

Looking for some cute and adorable hairstyles for short length? These 5 hairstyles are perfect for someone with short hair length.

#2 Pompadour Cut

One of the most popular hair styling trends followed by the men these days is the Pompadour Cut but it was originated long back in the 18th century when a woman, Madame de Pompadour went for this hairstyle.

#3 Hawk Cut

There are many types of Hawk cuts but the Mohawk and the  faux Hawk are the most popular of these. The Native American warriors belonging to the Mohawk region used to style their hair like this. Similarly, the faux hawk also known as the false hawk was adapted from the basic hawk so that it looked professional and adaptable.

#4 Pigtail

Remember that cute hairstyle most girls with long hair sported in school? Known as pigtail, the hairstyle got its name because the style resembles like thing curly pig tail.

#5 The Rachel Cut

Rachel Green (Jennifer Aniston) sported this look during season 1 and 2 of the popular American sitcom, F.R.I.E.N.D.S. The hair cut was an instant hit and women across the world wanted to get the hair cut. Did you know: Jennifer Aniston hated the hair cut. Click here to learn more about fun and interesting facts about F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Rachel Green

#6 Cornrows

This hairstyle originates from African continent and holds traditional importance among the natives. The style looks like corns arranged symmetrically on an agricultural land and hence the term cornrows.

#7  French Braids

Do you think they originated from France? The fact is that this hairstyle has no connection with France. It is believed that the hairstyle originated in North Africa. The ancient rock painting found in the region had paintings of women with this specific hairstyle. The French adopted the hairstyle and hence it is known as French Braid.

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