Janet Jackson’s Epic Hair Evolution

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At 50, Janet Jackson broke boundaries when she welcomed her son Eissa to the world this January, but the entertainer has been a hair and beauty icon since she first hit the scene 35 years ago – and we still can’t get enough!  She has served everything from top knots and cropped pixies to kinky curly afros and sleek, waist length tresses.

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It seems like the new mom started a hair revolution every time she released a new project, inspiring us to try new colors, textures and lengths. We’re quite sure there is no hairstyle Janet hasn’t tried, except, maybe, finger waves. Since she’s slayed way too many styles to count, we’ve compiled a sampling of her iconic looks over the course of 15 studio recorded albums to celebrate her birthday.

Continue clicking to see flicks of her epic hair evolution.

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About The Author

Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

isis is a music, hair and communications junkie. by day, she serves as online editor for Hype Hair and runs boutique PR/digital company Kladé Group. by night, she bangs as frontwoman for rock band Born Relic.