Happy Birthday, Justin Timberlake’s Hair

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By Hedi Slimane for The New York Times T Style Magazine
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By Terry Richardson
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By Simon Emmett for GQ

In the history of the world, only one man has been able to transition from fashion-confused teenager with hair reminiscent of dehydrated ramen noodles to a perfectly smooth, coiffed, FutureSex crooner—under the microscope of the public eye no less!—and that man is Justin Timberlake. Of course, there were many steps in the 20 years in-between (cornrows, buzz cuts, and the male versions of beachy finger waves...also, fedoras), which some might mistake as experiments in personal style, but let's call it what it is: a clueless male trying anything to deal with his naturally super-curly hair. But we gotta hand it to JT, it seems he's finally hit his follicular stride at the tender, ambiguous age of 'early thirties.' (33 tomorrow, if you're counting.) Take note, fellow curly-haired males: chemical relaxers are not just a lady thing. Just as those frosted tips you all sported circa '97 weren't mother nature's doing, that smooth swoop isn't happening with only a comb and some gel. Thanks, Justin, for being that beacon of hope for all the velcro-headed men of this world.

And for no other reason than to swoon, we'll leave this here:

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  • Jackie @ Kleiden drew

    Cry Me a River NEVER rotates out of my iPod, Phone, whateva. Eva. It's a long-standing jam yet the video makes me want to cry. P.S. Why have I never seen those shirtless pics? Losing my card...

  • http://www.riamichelle.com/ Ria Michelle

    So good! <3

  • http://itotallypaused.com/ Georgina Fox

    Genius haha!

    Georgina at itotallypaused.com

  • Sophie

    Haha, such a fun post :)

    Sophie

    http://what-sophie-said.blogspot.co.uk/

    xxx

  • Lana

    LOVE this man

  • Depp Fanatic

    Justin Timberlake is nobody...Nobody is Perfect.
    JT is Perfection.

  • Maggie

    I can thoroughly appreciate that JT wants to experiment with the straightened hair, but I have to admit I was sad the first time I saw it. I adored him (probably to an unhealthy level) through my high school years and for so long beyond that that his curly hair holds a special place in my heart!

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