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THEN Back in the 1950s, it was all about structure. The veritable helmet of hair could require a roller set and plenty of aerosol spray to achieve the polished look of ladylike stars like Doris Day.
NOW Short hair is no longer a prerequisite for a cheeky, chin-length style. This faux bob is a trick of the eye: Long strands are pinned up to create a more relaxed take. Gabrielle Union's stylist Larry Sims describes it as "reminiscent of Old Hollywood but with a looseness that updates it."