Oscar Wilde once said, “A fashion is just a form of ugly that is so intolerable that we have to change it every six months.” This saying doesn’t just refer to the clothes we’ve worn through the years. It also works for haircuts.People have had some really interesting hairstyles in the past, some of which we’re glad to see go!
But these hairstyles aren’t just about fashion. They are also a popular way for both men and women to show off their wealth, social rank, marital status, etc.As Weird past’s Tom Blank talks about the past of hairstyles, we get a better idea of what hair has meant to people over the years. It’s all quite interesting!
In the video, Blank says, “People have had to figure out something cool to do with their hair since the beginning of human civilization. Hairstyle trends through history may seem silly, but they can tell you a lot about a culture.”It’s cool to think about how much hairstyles have changed over time. Below, you can watch the whole video: