As we look back on another year past, we can’t help but notice an uptick in all things nostalgia. Be it the return of ’90s sitcoms with an updated storyline, third and fourth movie remakes or the reissuing of classic beauty products, throwbacks are the current du jour and if our Spidey senses are still intact, we’d say they aren’t going anywhere. In fact, they’ll only get bigger and more frequent in the new year.
Of course, those who pay close attention to the evolution of beauty trends know it’s a constant shift from old to new and new to old. More often than not, what we’re trying on for size drew its inspiration from a past product, trend or moment, so we’re never really done looking back as we move forward. And over the past couple of years, one hairstyle in particular has reminded us of that delicate balance.
The shag cut, a look that had its heyday in the ’60s and ’70s, is the epitome of an effortless, “I woke up like this” aesthetic. It’s often emphasized by layers and an abundance of volume and texture as well as choppy or thick ends. And as evidenced by countless celebs both past and present, it’s a suitable ‘do for any texture and length. Also, being that there’s so much going on atop the crown, maintenance is relatively easy because even when you don’t have time to brush or style before running out the door, the mussed-up look works anyway.
Should you want to give your hair a permanent #TBT edge, we highly recommend starting with a little inspo and tracking down a stylist you can trust with cutting your hair into the proper layers and angles. Ahead are 11 celebs who have mastered the classic style, all while giving it their own unique twist.
Originally posted on StyleCaster.