Culture The Absolute Worst Hairstyles of All Time  

Rachel Green
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List Rules Vote up the absolute worst hairstyles of all time - we don't care how much you miss '80s bangs.

Ever left the hairdressers in tears because of the absolute atrocity they styled onto your head? Didn't think your bad haircut could look any worse? Sit back and take a deep breath whith this list of the worst hairstyles of all time. This will calm any worries about your new 'do, and reassure you that your bad hairstyle could always look worse.

From the Hatfro to the Justin Timberlake cornrows, these are some of the hairstyles that everyone EVERYWHERE should avoid so as to not create memories and family photos that make you cringe forever more. Because these are the sorts of gold that family and friends dig out whenever they can for maximum hilarity and eternal torture.

While many of these hairstyles were once popular, these one-time trendy haircuts all kicked the bucket, and for good reason. These bad haircuts and hairstyles will make anyone think twice before going too rogue with their hair again. These are the ultimate worst hairstyles of all time.
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The Rat Tail

The Rat Tail is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Absolute Worst Hairstyles of All Time
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Braided, side-tailing, or hanging au natural, there's no bringing justice back to the rat tail. Even its name is gross enough to deter anyone from considering having one. 
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The Mullet

The Mullet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Absolute Worst Hairstyles of All Time
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Everyone loves to hate on the mullet. Business in the front, party in the back. This throwback hairstyle needs to stay back with the '80s, right where it belongs. 
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The Portrait

The Portrait is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Absolute Worst Hairstyles of All Time
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How shaving a portrait into your head became a popular hairstyle will remain a mystery because quite frankly, it's just creepy. That face is just chillin', Voldemort-style. At least it has a nose.
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White Guy Dreadlocks

White Guy Dreadlocks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Absolute Worst Hairstyles of All Time
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Originally worn for religious and spiritual reasons by many ethnic groups around the globe for centuries, white guy dreadlocks started to become popular in Western culture in the '90s. Being able to see this guy's scalp is particularly repulsive.
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