Hilariously Bad Men’s Hairstyles of The 1970s

Men’s hair in the 1970s was a joy to behold. Hairstyling and grooming was no longer simply for women – hair products were now marketed to men, and many happily used them. Mustaches and mutton chops were in, even fake facial hair was worn and accepted. It was a hairy decade!

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyles.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyles.

1970s men's hairstyle.

1970s men's hairstyles.

1970s men's hairstyle.

21 thoughts on “Hilariously Bad Men’s Hairstyles of The 1970s”

  1. “Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.”
    Henry David Thoreau, Walden

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  2. “A fashion is merely a form of ugliness so absolutely unbearable that we have to alter it every six months.”
    Oscar Wilde

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  3. “Herpes is the only fashion that makes a comeback and never truly goes away:
    –Ted Nugent

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  4. No wonder the parents from the 50s thought the world was going to heck in a hand basket.

  5. Dangit! I thought I’d had all the negatives destroyed!
    (Yes, I really am in one of those shots)

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  6. The one with five guys is like a time-lapse of the wolf man when the full moon comes out.

  7. Way back when, stylists used to subscribe to books or magazines for the trade. They usually had a number of avant garde styles that could be copied or just used as inspiration. A lot of the photos in this article seem like they’re from those trade journals. I used to love reading them along with the makeup trade journals.

  8. Having lived through it, I would say most of these are speculative designs by hair stylists not seen in the wild.

  9. it is not about haircut ,but about hair dressers how did they ruin this people …and this demands effort !

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