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20 Outdated Haircuts You Should Avoid In 2021

We may have a relatively consistent preference for certain hairstyles, while fashion has never stopped changing. To avoid becoming a living example of the past, shall we take a second to glance through the 20 outdated hairdos in 2021?

1. "The Rachel"

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Everyone who saw FRIENDS were likely impressed by Rachel's charm. The character's haircut was popular in the 90s but not now. You might have Rachel's hairdo when you walk out of the hairdresser, but wake up more like the lady on the left the next morning.

2. Karen Haircuts

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The Karen haircut is an inverted bob, also known as an A-line cut. Nowadays, it has become a symbol of the entitled women who frequently make complaints. Their famous catchphrase is "Can I speak to your manager?" Although this hairstyle was in style in the 2000s, now everybody tries to avoid it.

3. The "Mom Cut"

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If you have had children or grandchildren, avoid this stereotypical hairdo at all costs. It aged even one of the hottest actresses around, Scarlett Johansson, and made her look just plain.

4. Top Knots

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Jennifer Lopez loves top knots and made it a popular style for some time. The shape is said to make you look taller. Nowadays not many people choose it because the haircut makes you appear serious and unapproachable.

5. Curly Hair + Straight Bangs

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In the 1990s, curly hair with straight bangs was super popular. Singer Carly Rae Jepsen appeared with the girly hairdo in her music video for the hit song "Call Me Maybe." But nowadays, it is out of fashion.

6. Long Feathered Haircut

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Farrah Fawcett has captivated audiences in the film Charlie's Angels. Her feather-like layered hair was all the rage in the 1970s. Many stars such as Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lawrence, and Charlize Theron have since tried the retro style. Yet it's not as chic as it was.

7. Dark Roots

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Singer Shakira left her hair roots undyed deliberately, and it became a unique hairstyle. However, this retro hairdo is not likely to be brought back again. It looks like you are simply too lazy to redye your hair.

8. Super Long Curly Hair

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Extraordinarily long hair doesn't necessarily make a Rapunzel, and can see you end up as a slave to your own hair. It takes a vast amount of time and effort to wash and dry it. Not to mention the fact that you have to figure out how to keep it curly and shiny at the same time. Most importantly, the hairdo is simply not trendy anymore.

9. Eye-Skimming Bangs

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Eye-skimming bangs are not only out of date but also block your eye contact with others. It covers your forehead and brows, thus making you appear dull and messy.

10. Crimped Hair

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Mature adults should think twice before they have their hair crimped. It's hard to predict what you'll end up getting. Maintaining the shape of your hair will also take extra effort. Besides that, your hair texture will deteriorate over time.

11. Mullets

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Mullet hairstyle features short hair at the front and long hair at the back. Many rock stars had a thing about the hairstyle during the '70s, however they appear totally outdated today. The "Bad Guy" singer Billie Eilish had an altered version—a longer mullet with the roots dyed neon green.

12. Too Many Hair Accessories

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One plus one doesn't always equal two. Several hair accessories can look classy, but there is no point in wearing them all over your head. It will look like a Christmas tree.

13. Bad Hair Extensions

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Hair extensions are a common way for an "It Girl" to keep up with the newest trend. However, you'd better select good ones, or else you'll end up in the same awkward situation as Britney Spears.

14. Slicked-Back Bobs

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Bobs and slicked-back hair were quite classic at one time, so many celebrities, including supermodel Gigi Hadid, tried the combined version. However, Slicked back bobs have since gone out of style because they're greasy and unflattering.

15. Glittery Hair

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The glittery hairstyle is too flamboyant to sport in daily life. It's only suitable for grand occasions such as a red carpet parade or a fashion show. Some well-designed accessories can also help you stand out from the crowd and are not quite dramatic.

16. Big, Poofy Hairdos

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Big, poofy hairdos were all the rage between the '70s and '80s. To make your hair stand out from the head, you need to pull and back-comb your hair, which is terrible for it. Dolly Parton may carry on with her signature hairstyle, but others would be better off to quit.

17. Wet Hair

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Kendall Jenner sported the wet hair look in 2016 though nowadays it is seen as old-fashioned. You can try to stop washing your hair for a week, and you'll find your hair to be pretty similar

18. Obvious, Streaky Highlights

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In the late '90s and early 2000s, obvious highlights were all the rage. However, natural hairstyles are more popular these days. It's better to add highlights that match your hair's hue than to pour all the shades over your head.

19. Ringlets

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If you don't live in a Victorian city or hang out with a giant furry outfit, don't even consider ringlets. This style seems a bit weird in the present era and is hard to handle.

20. Dreadlocks

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Dreadlocks aren't trendy in 2021. It takes time to get them right, yet they're very unsanitary. Maybe you can try it when the hair shape makes a comeback.

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