Sure, Farrah Fawcett was the stuff teenage boys' dreams were made of. But for many girls, she embodied what we wanted most: perfect hair (not to mention being an Angel). Her feathered tresses launched a million blow-dryers, ushering in the era of the Farrah. The style was so iconic that many of us can't recall the late seventies without her trademark do. And though we've seen some celebrity styles become popular (the Rachel), none have had quite the impact as Ms. Fawcett's.
The fresh-faced beauty queen.
With Lee Majors at their wedding reception at the Hotel Bel Air.
She wore long, loose waves in this model shot.
The iconic poster that made her a household name.
Who needs a hair person? Fawcett-Majors (then still married to Lee Majors) combed out her own hair on the set of Charlie's Angels.
Voluminous and radiant tresses at the Golden Globes.
Her feathered hair wasn't quite perfected yet in this shot; the bangs hung lower and only the sides were waved.
A promo shot from Charlie's Angels.
Another promo shot for Charlie's Angels.
At a Faberge press party.
Has any hair ever been more perfectly feathered?
At the 50th Annual Academy Awards, Farrah's hair was flatter than usual on top.
In London for a press conference, her hair is perfectly coiffed.
From her post-Angel days.
Sure, it's Playboy. But her hair looks amazing.
Farrah with her trademark feathers. (Our hair doesn't do that either, don't worry.)
Pinned-up curls for her role in Saturn 3.
A surprisingly straight look.
With a rather hirsute Joe Namath.
Even worn straight (yet still full of volume), Farrah's hair always took center stage.
Big hair was everywhere in the eighties, even on Farrah. Here, she's attending the Oscars with Ryan O'Neal.
Sexy, loose curls, slightly tousled, at Swifty Lazar's Oscar Party.
At the premiere of Dr. T. and the Women.
At the MTV Upfronts.
At the Zang Toi fashion show with her hair pinned up.
Farrah wore her hair short and layered at the roast of William Shatner.
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