The envy of all 90s girls – Jennifer Aniston's mid-length shag, Getty Images.

The envy of all 90s girls – Jennifer Aniston's mid-length shag, Getty Images.

THE 10 MOST IMPORTANT HAIRDOS

Many stars like to let their hair do the talking, expressing themselves through their iconic cuts, colours and ‘dos. Read on for ten of our most important hairstyles of all time.

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10. DIANA ROSS’ AFRO
Hair doesn't get fuller, bigger and more beautiful than this. The original motown diva Diana Ross was part of the reason the afro became one of the most popular hair styles in the 60's and 70's.

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9. CARRIE BRADSHAW’S CURLS
Sex and the City saw many different hairstyles as the seasons went by, but Carrie’s corkscrew blonde curls became her signature look. Her unruly, wild locks became a metaphor for her hard-to-tame personality on the show.

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8. VERONICA LAKE’S WAVES
Her sculptural, side-swept waves quickly became Veronica Lake’s trademark in 1940's Hollywood, and it’s a style that has stood the test of time. Retro, pin-up wavy styles are still red-carpet favourites for stars like Amy Adams today.

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7. EMMA WATSON’S PIXIE CUT
Emma put her Harry Potter days behind her in 2010 when she went for a super-short crop, in line with gamine icons such as Michelle Williams and Jean Seberg. The new look let the star take an exciting new step in her career, according to Emma herself.

Victoria Beckham, Getty Images.

6. VICTORIA BECKHAM’S POSH BOB
Victoria Beckham gave up the hair extensions in 2006, trading them in for a sleek, sharp bob. The graduated style was fuss-free and still totally fashionable, meaning many women queued up to get their own take on it.

Solange, Getty Images.

5. SOLANGE’S NATURAL CURLS
Solange has embraced an unfiltered natural look when it comes to her hair. Her lush, lustrous coils, worn loose and wild, have become her calling card and have inspired many looking for hair ideas of their own.

Jennifer Aniston, Getty Images.

4. JENNIFER ANISTON AND THE RACHEL
It was the 1990's super-style, the haircut that made newspaper headlines and broke records. The bouncy, mid-length shag, with plenty of layers and easy volume, became inseparable from Jen’s character Rachel Greene during the 10-year run of Friends.

Jane Birkin, Getty Images.

3. JANE BIRKIN’S FRENCH FRINGE
Laden with Gallic charm, Jane Birkin’s blunt fringe is still inspiring trips to the salon more than 40 years on. Her daughters Lou Doillon and Charlotte Gainsbourg are also fringe fanatics, carrying on the Birkin barnet legacy into a new era.

Audrey Hepburn, Getty Images.

2. BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S AUDREY HEPBURN UP-DO
In the iconic role of Holly Golightly, Audrey Hepburn plays an eccentric, intriguing It-girl with a hairdo to match – a blonde-highlighted, intricate up-do, crowned with a jewelled hairpiece.

Tina Turner, Getty Images.

1. TINA TURNER’S SPIKY SHAG
Tina Turner took the shag to new levels with a spiky, mullet-like crown for maximum volume on stage – though she herself admitted that the look wasn’t 100% her own. She had a little help from her large collection of wigs.

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