(And if youre stunned, youre not alone: Literally everyone weve discussed this with has expressed disbelief.) And while theres no denying that the man is aging like a fine cheese, and those piercing eyes and that chiseled jawline are certainly timeless, we have to confront a reality: Pitt has had some majorly out-there hair throughout the years. RELATED: 2013 was definitely The Pitts see why! Starting as a youngster who sported one of the most noteworthy helmet cuts weve ever seen , Pitt has been nearly fearless with hair experimentation throughout his 50 years. He burst onto the scene with a groomed bouffant in 1991s Thelma & Louise, and has been keeping us guessing ever since. Clockwise from top left, weve got the Billy Idol, the Duck Dynasty Dreads, the Watch-Your-Back-Thor, the Hairy Soccer Mom, the proto-Bieber, the Pomade Destroyer, the Golden Boy and the Meg Ryan and thats just a quarter of all the styles hes sported since hitting it big . Though we wont say weve been in love with every style weve seen (were still reeling from that long beard), we will give him extra credit for variety. We cant say Clooneys kept http://www.chicemma.com us so follicularly entertained since 1991.
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Specifically, no "faddish" or "exaggerated" hairstyles are allowed, according to a Monday administrative order approved by the Corps' top general. "Meaning... what, exactly?" asks Gawker's Adam Weinstein. We're not quite sure, so we'll let you be the judge. The hairdos banned while in uniform include: LOCKS AND TWISTS (NOT INCLUDING FRENCH ROLLS/TWISTS), HAIR SCULPTING (ECCENTRIC DIRECTIONAL FLOW, TWISTS, TEXTURE OR SPIKING), BUNS OR BRAIDS WITH LOOSE HAIR EXTENDING AT THE END.... "Eccentric" hairstyles are also a big no-no. The Marines define eccentric as "departing from the established or traditional norm," and faddish as "a transitory fashion adopted with wide enthusiasm," according to the Marine Corps Times.
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1/8 TO 1/4 INCH), SHOW NO MORE THAN 1/8 OF AN INCH OF SCALP BETWEEN THE BRAIDS AND MUST BE TIGHTLY INTERWOVEN TO PRESENT A NEAT, PROFESSIONAL, WELL GROOMED APPEARANCE. Okay, seems like a lot to keep track of, bu FOREIGN MATERIAL (I.E., BEADS, DECORATIVE ITEMS) SHALL NOT BE BRAIDED INTO THE HAIR. Well, wait, does that mean no hair extensions? And is other human hair "foreign ma BRAIDS MUST CONTINUE TO THE END OF THE NATURAL HAIR AND CAN BE WORN LOOSE FROM THAT POINT. What can be worn loose? If your natural hair ends and you can't put foreign materials in your braids, I don't ge WHEN WORN LOOSE, BRAIDS WILL COMPLY WITH MEDIUM OR LONG HAIR LENGTH GUIDELINES, OR BE SECURED TO THE HEAD IN ONE DIRECTION, IN STRAIGHT LINES (FORE AND AFT WHEN WEARING A BUN). So do you have to wear a bu THE HAIR FORMING THE BUN MAY BE UNBRAIDED.
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"They were held in place with plastic, pink toothpick-looking things with a tiny knob on one end and a point on the other," she said. O'Neill noted that in order to create some of the still-voluminous but straighter hairstyles of the '70s, women would also roll their hair around beer cans or Coke cans. Next she donned a bonnet hairdryer, an "inflatable turban with hot air blowing through it," Mom said. Thirty minutes under the dryer was Mom's max, but some women could stay under the dryer for up to an hour, if their hair was long and thick. "Once your hair was dry, the rollers came out and you brushed it," she said. "Then you teased the hair where you wanted volume and brushed over the teasing to create a shape. I did the bangs by hand." Next, a finely coiffed lady would practically gas herself with hairspray so the hair never moved again.
Marines Crack Down on Fashionable Hairstyles
Ifyou read between the ALL CAPS lines, it means some black hairstyles that have been around for decades. The Marine Corps has officially allowed microbraids. (Before, it wasn't clear, and at least one Marine felt they were " sometimes frowned upon .") But there are other kinds of braids that aren't allowed. The order offers "Examples of hairstyles considered to be faddish or exaggerated and thus not authorized for wear in uniform," which we'll put in bullet points to make reading easier. Locks and twists (not including French rolls/twists) hair sculpting (eccentric directional flow, twists, texture or spiking) buns or braids with loose hair extending at the end (except as authorized below) Here the exception is instructive.