Tell us: What do you think of 80's Haircuts?

08/31/2006 at 01:54 PM ET

We already knew about ankle boots and skinny jeans, but now it looks like the 80’s are coming back for hairstyles, too. Or do VMA nominee Pink (left) and singer Kelis just have the same hairdresser? They are definitely both channeling a tougher, punkier look these days that suits their risk-taking styles. Just as long as no one starts looking like Flock of Seagulls. . . Tell us: Is this a look that you think is coming back into style? Would you ever wear it?

Photo: Debbie VanStory/iPhoto; Jerome Ware/ZUMA

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Charlene on

I love the cuts, why not bring them back to go with everything else, ie skinny leg jeans and short boots.

Gossipgirl on

I think pink and Kelis both look good with those haircuts, but it would be sad if that look started becoming mainstream.

Bianca on

i totally agree with Gossipgirl, those haircuts make pink and kelis unique, they look cool, but it wouldnt be so cool if everyone starts to wearing them lol

Sarah on

I don’t think they’re cute or unique. It looks like thier three-year-old kid got a hold of some scisors while they were asleep and they tried to make it work. I think long hair is in.

Sarah on

I don’t think they’re cute or unique. It looks like thier three-year-old kid got a hold of some scisors while they were asleep and they tried to make it work.

givemeafreakinbreak! on

with kelis im not sure im loving it…

veronica nova-jean on

TOE’ UP FROM THE FLO’ UP

sarah on

i love everything about the 80s…so it’s a plus for me!

DANA on

THIS LOOK IS SO HOT, IF YOU CAN PULL IT OFF AND YOU WANT TO WEAR YOUR HAIR LIKE THAT, GO AHEAD. IT’S YOUR HAIR.

roxyseabreeze on

I think PINK totally ROCKS with all her many looks!!! As for Kelis, hmmm…Nahhh…it doesn’t look as natural and cute on her…

peyton on

I think the haircut is very unique and if you like it then why not have it.

Mandi on

OMG! That hairstyle is hideous! I like the skinny jeans and ankle boots are okay but the hair! It’s a fate worse than death!

~Andrea~ on

What is going on here?? I don’t understand this look? Long on one side buzzed on the other…does buzzing one side make you a badass or something? Not so much…. Ladies please leave that look where it belongs……. on Rosie Odonell and in the 80’s!!! Yikes~

theobliviousheart on

EWWW I’M GONNA MOVE TO CANADA IF THAT DO COMES BACK

brianna shean on

don’t like at all

Katie on

I don’t like it. The look is totally not feminine. If you’re punk like Pink, it’s not too bad, but on ordinary people, no way!

Age on

It was bad enough in the eighties….but those haircuts aren’t condusive to anyone. They should be forced to wear paper bags over their heads with cut outs for the eyes and mouth, so no one has to be afraid of them.

Rebecca on

I think the hairstyle looks funky and cute on Pink and Kelis- no way would I ever wear it though! Love the 80’s, so I’m all for bringing them back…. minus the ankle boots and skinny jeans- blech.

Rob on

I have 2 words for ya. AW FUL!

Lindsay on

Only these two could pull it off

anna on

The haircut is nice why not

Diana on

Pink sucks and so does the other one that coped her haircut! Why do UGLY people make themselves even uglier???

shannon on

I am not one for the 80’s hair cuts…but it suits these 2 performers really well

Allie on

Those haircuts better not come back!! They are hideous and make those pretty girls look manly. Their stylist should be shot.

SUNNY on

I THINK THEY LOOK GREAT ON THESE TO AND I LIKD THE 80’S HAIRDO’S. SUNNYT

Ella on

One word, UKKKKK

Kaitlyn on

There are very few that could probably pull the look off. Pink, well, what else were you expecting from her? She’s always trying different things with her hair. It’s cute on Kelis. Don’t expect me to be copying the hair style thou. I love the 80’s, but as long as everyone stays away from the Flock of Seagulls look, I’m cool with it. I do like the boots and skinny jeans look thou, along with the leggings.

Sonia on

Is it just me, or does anyone else think they look like men/boys? A normal guy would not look twice at any woman who had that haircut.

cutes on

i on the other hand from sonia hate it [sorry] but agree with sarah, it looks like a three year old got ahold of scissors and thought they could make it work exect not asleep.

cutes on

dont you agree

Justin on

They look like men with makeup

lahlah on

i love the front view. the back is not bad also.

trice on

I think kelis look really hot with that hair cut they are both beautilful women and only those two women can pull off hair do’s like that. There personality’s are wild and different and unquie and i think these women are fine and for eveyone who seems to disagree with there hair sytles and call these beautiful women ugly are most likey plain janes who wear a pulled back ponytail everyday with fryed bleach blonde hair quit hating because you can not or just don’t have the guts to be different if you can not say something nice then just don’t say nothing at all.

Evelyn on

Loved the front of Pink’s hair. Very soft and romantic. The back…YUCK! Remember SPIKE from Degrassi JH? That’s how she wore it. I hated it in the eighties and triple hate it now. OH Kelis! But this is the same girl who wore a LIME green wedding dress to her wedding so what do you expect. Wasn’t Pink kind of obnoxious when she won her award? I liked her song, but c’mon, stop making fun of people…wait a second, that’s what I’m doing right now isn’t it?! LOL

Dee on

SHORT HAIR LOOKS GOOD WHEN CUT NICELY THESE GIRLS LOOK LIKE SOMETHING WENT WRONG ,THEY PROBABLY WOKE UP IN A BAD MOOD AND DECIDED WHAT THE HELL?AND NOW LOOK REGRETFULL…THANK GOD FOR WIGS AND HAIR EXTENSIONS.JAJAJA!!

cutes on

i dont know i mean thats just my opinion.

Tiffany on

i think Kelis should of kept the long curly hair she looks…not her best. But pink’s rocking it

Elanda on

I REALLY REALLY REALLY DONT UNDERSTAND Y YALL HATIN !!! THE HAIR IS GOURGEOUS…NOT EVERYONE CAN ROCK THAT LOOK …..PINK AND KELIS R DIFFERENT THAN PARIS HILTON AND NICOLE RICHEY AND ALL THE OTHERS….. SO Y SHOULD THEY LOOK PLAIN LIKE THEM.?.?. THAT GOES TO SHOW U @ N E TIME AND N E DAY IN AGE THEY CAN ROCK N E HAIR STYLE !!!!!!!!

cutes on

i guess elandas kinda right

Annie on

I really don’t understand how and why the 80’s style is back… It’s make me really depressive…

kellyb on

We need to leave the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s alone and move on to what the future holds for fashion.

Mary on

I know it’s not for everyone, but I loved punk and goth in the 80’s, still do, and I don’t think it’ll go mainstream enough for everyone to be wearing it. And anyway, it’s not about a decade in time, it’s about an attitude. Although I don’t see either of these stars actually “in” the genre/sub-culture, they do seem to like part of it and that’s ok with me.

Tina on

I think the 80’s look should stay in the 80’s!!

Cori on

I don’t like it at all….personally I’d NEVER wear my hair like that. It’s very butch…& I guess it’s fine for someone who is going for that kind of look.

Sandy on

Sorry don’t like the do’s at all

olivia henderson on

i really like the cuts b/c i have a haircut like them

Nikki on

I don’t like it at all! It looks ridiculous!

ali on

people here obviously doesnt know ANYTHING about fashion !!!!! for one FASHION REPEATS ITSELF so THE EIGHTS ARE DEFF back someway mixed in with MOD from 60’s… teh haircuts have to come back too to follow fashion trents… guys have designs on their head too.. I work at a major fashion house, and all the clients are coming in VERY VERY eighties !!!!!!!!
so people … just relax, get your boom box… put on the skinny bottoms, your anklet boots, and LET THE GOOD TIMES roll !!!!!

steve on

i think that no matter what p!nk does with her hair and image she always looks bloody awsome as for kelis her hair only looks good one way long and staight P.S P!NK ROCKS

Caroline on

I think it looks good on many people but not on all. on P!nk for example it looks fabolous. I’m a huge P!nk fan and I was at the concert on wednesday, but I’m not just saying I love it because I like P!nk I really think it looks great

olha on

naw..the leggings are cute, but not the hair…

punkrocker on

The 80’s were the best decade ever and i wish they would come back. these hairstyles are awsum and so are these two girls coz they look better than the rest of the boring people in this decade

Kristi on

I think their cuts are AWESOME! I was actually looking to get my hair cut similiar to this before seeing these pics. However, the hairstylist didn’t grasp the concept & it went all wrong. It’s an attitude, not all gals are strong, sexy, & confident enough to wear such a bold feminine look. These 2 definately rock it though.

Joanne on

I love Pink, I think she is totally unique and daring, I love her with short hair. I have shaved my head a few times and a lot of people have told me that I look like Pink, so maybe this will be my new hairdo!! Awesome styles!!

*Militant* on

First off who are ANY of you to determine what is “pretty” or “feminine” second of all both kelis AND pink are beautiful women…clearly short cuts are only for confident WOMEN not insecure little girls who have to hide behind their “pretty” long hair which is “in” because they’re too insecure to try something different for fear that they might actually be *gasp*…unique… LIKE TOTALLY OMG! And personally as a black female I am sooo used to people of my race and other races only considering me pretty when my hair is long and straight, I now wear my hair in its natural curly/kinky state (check the myspace: http://www.myspace.com/soofficial), and am about to cut it short because 1. I am confident enough in the fact that I will still be bautiful and 2. because…well its just easier to work with haha…but regardless, femininity has NOTHING to do with the length of your hair…

p.s. uh im not feelin pink’s as much as kelis’ simply because pinks hair unlike kelis sticks up and doesnt look as cute as kelis’

Helen on

Ive got this style. its so easy to look after. all i have to do in the morning is straighten one side of my hair then im done. Dont knock the 80’s look its Fab!!!

chanelle on

I LOVE KELIS HAIRCUT I THINK THAT SHE ROCKS IT VERY WELL AND I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED HER STYLE CAUSE SHE IS ALWAYS SO UNIQUE AND HERSELF. BUT YEAH I LOVE THE 8O’S LOOK AND I HAVE ALWAYS. THE CRAZY THING IS THAT I CUT MY HAIR THIS SUMMER AND THE STYLE I CUT IT WAS THE SAME AS KELIS SO I WAS SO SURPRISED TO KNOW THAT IT WAS THE STYLE CAUSE I WAS JUST GOING FOR A NEW LOOK.

matty on

I think the 80’s fashion, music, tv ect were the best.

Would like to see a return of that style with a new age look.

Ungplaya09 on

I love Kelis new cut. Its so different from what everyone is used to seeing and I really admiring her for the dramatic change. Much props and love and Mad respect!
~tOODLES

ambrosia on

I love it, I’m not really diggin the look on pink, but Kelis carries it well

sophie on

i love pink and kelis hairstyles i wanted my haircuttin like that!i dont think it wud b great if every1 had theres done the same tho!!! plus u need the personality to carry it off!i love the 80s bring it all on!

bernadette on

I am a bloody huge fan of the 80s lol. all i listen to is 80s music pretty much and i love the fashion, i especially love the teased up hair hairstyle, i do it quite often, and thats why my 18th is gonna be 80s!!!!
but………………..i dont really fancy these hairstyles much aye, i dont think its that nice lol, dont get me wrong i love different, im all for it and hate sheep, but this style isnt very flattering and looks kinda stupid lol, but if they wanna wear it and are happy go them!!
i would luv the 80s to come bak in fashion, the 80s are hot lol and sumhow a lot of the dudes in the 80s were cuter lol
bring it on!!! :) :)

Josefina on

Actually I,m not a big fan of the 80’s . but I must say that I absolutely LOVE this haircut , It’s so cute and Cool.
Hope I would look as good as Kelis And Pink in it.

Gina P. on

I’m an 80’s lady what can I say. I love the hair styles back then and my daughter is 13 and she loves everything 80’s. we both like the hair styles on these two ladies.I’m sooo glad the 80’s styles are coming back I miss the clothes and BIG hair!and as someone said on here the guys were WAY cuter!!!

mia on

my hair is cut like this….its very attractive. This cut says BAM… i’m not hiding behind my hair! it is for risk takers though.

nutr24l on

I love their haircuts! Just because people be having different styles doesn’t mean its ugly. Just different!!! Thats what makes this game, world unique! Everybody doesn’t have to be sporting long weaves like Beyonce!!! Look at Britney, long hair looks horrible on her now. Kelis/Pink style is unique in fashion, and music. Something most commerical music listners can’t understand.

VIX on

i rekon those hair styles look awesome on pink and kelis and i rekon that they should come out agen to match with everything else like charlene said especially mullets but the ones for chiks not the shaved buisness in front party in the back thats just odd..

shimere on

OMG!!These haircuts are so cute!!i’m so thinking about getting one.

hairycanary on

pink can pull off any hair style she suits anything and we’re use to seeing many new cuts on her head. loving it! i wouldnt have the gutts tho even tho id love to!

fanny on

they are not truly “80s” hairstyles in the true sense yes the shaved bit is sort of, but the movement of the hair would be much more styled in 1982 83, than thatand much more neatly and more uniform with out laying in a groovy 70s old man come over …i hope proper 80s hair comes back all todays techniques arrived by the early mid 80s for hair try finding ORO VISION hair book it was a bi monthly and very exquisite lots of exciting hair styles in there remember the 80s had thee most wide and varied looks in history some still look good today because they apply to today and some are not so good like back combed texturless frizzy styles yuk…and remeber the word “mullet” is an early 1990’s word for only ONE maligned hairsstyle that gets totally disproprtionally used to describe…well just about every 80s style there is and that is plain wrong…i like the 1981 eton crop hairstyle for women.

TIERRA MARIA on

I absolutely LOVE the whole 80’s haircut. I think that now Kelis looks HOTT!!!!

made in the 80's on

YEAH…… the eighties ROCK, but im more for the big hair not this wacked out 3 year old stuff cutting your hair!!!

Roxanna on

It looks hot on both, but better on P!NK. I preffered Kelis’ Curls.

punkie on

P!nk can really look good in it, Kelis should stick to her own style she DOES NOT look good, unlike P!nk who always looks great in any style. And “Femininity”
has nothing to do with being “Punk”, but it’d be a shame if the 80s look became common. I was gonna get this style b/c Im an 80s lover, yeah, I carn’t wear the skinny jeans tho’ but I can wear the hair:DD

kayla on

i absolutely love the look and am planning on getting the cut very soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

stacy on

I LOVE IT. It’s different. And not a lot of girls have the guts to do this cut. So that means, the ENTIRE WORLD WON’T HAVE IT. Soooo.. IT’S NOTHING like the skinny jeans and short boots.

TiFFaNy JoSePh on

I tHiNk dAt bOtH Of tHEm aRe rOcKinG tHeM aNd tHey bOtH LoOk GoOd sO StOp hAtEINg On tHeM!!!

peaches on

i love this look…. n i would definately wear it…. as a matter of fact… im goin 2 the hair salon 2day… i jus might get my hair cut like this.. (5stars 4 me)

kathy on

I LOVE KELIS HAIR CUT BETTER PINK IS SO UN-ATTRACTIVE WITH ANYTHING DONE TO HER HEAD. SIMPLE WANNA-BE FIRST HIPHOP NOW ROCK??? DIG IT

sashap on

i looove it and guess what i stole this pic
and got my hair cut like this yesterday
so stop the hateration and do you!!

bethany on

I LOVE this look! I had it a while back and just started to do it again I think its fantastic!

carla on

i think that these hair cuts are great! they neede something outragous to go with their outragous personality’s. all thats neede now is some slices of mad shocking colours eg blue, green, purple etc. if i had the guts to chop all my hair off i would have somethin mad like this

jenny on

i think that these hair cuts are horrible i would NEVER have one . but these 2 ladys make it look good. They look very profeshinal and well taken care of. But i still would NEVER GET IT DONE TO ME LOL .

Helen on

U people are so boring that don’t like this cut it ROCK’S. Rite now i got a rockdoll haircut and i love it but it takes alot of time 2 style that cut would be alot easier. when my hair gets longer im so getin it. but please people only get it if u got the face 2 pul it off it’s like the rockdoll cut mullets and moharks and very short hair. And if U like it, get it don’t listen 2 these BORING BIMBO’S

aussiepride on

i love you pink and your hair styles and they are so many hair styles to those from is picture has the hair style i want and i love your new song so what im still a rock star ive got my rock moves and i dont need you so what im having more fun and i dont need your to night start a fight so so what it is the most popualar song in my class

thanks pink
love you

survivor on

When it is your only choice after chemo…. its HOT!

Ri on

I love this look on them! Short hair is sexy on women it shows off there facial features quite nicely. And as for all the people that are callin them men plz! STFU they didnt ask for all that they jus asked if it looked cute of not

shiniqua on

I think both hairstyles look good

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