Remember the way it was worn in the '80s?
This could actually still look good today, in a non-mainstream manner.
Sometime in the mid-'80s, the style evolved into hideous, fluffy, spiky fringes.
Fringes or bangs went all the way to the top of your head. The rest of your hair could be long and straight, but you had a fluffy crown, like so:
The spikes weren't always so sleek, but were often worn all fluffy and tousled, sometimes even slightly curled:
It wasn't just worn by rock artists and rebel-imaged celebrities; the style went mainstream. It was also sported by everyday people - moms, students, sidewalk vendors. People would tease their friends about having nests on their heads.
See more nest-heads:
Hair metal bands went overboard and wore it big and ultra-fluffy:
Even Barbie sported the style for a time:
And lastly, there was me:
If you were alive in the '80s, you might also have a photo of your fluffy, spiky fringes that you are now ashamed of. I'd really love to deny I ever wore that hairstyle, but unfortunately I've got evidence against me.