By InStyle Staff
Updated Aug 27, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Brigitte Bardot in Contempt
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The new year is the perfect time to make some big changes—eat healthier, try a new beauty routine, or drastically change your hairstyle. There is no better inspiration for a future haircut than to look at some of the most iconic ones from the past.

Some of the most memorable movies in the past 50-plus years feature hairstyles that are not only totally timeless, but are also making huge comebacks. Take Julia Roberts's legendary beautiful, thick curls in Pretty Woman, for example. With today's products and hair tools, it would be a cinch to recreate the voluminous look in a modern way!

We've unearthed some of our favorite hairstyles from classic movies of the past. Scroll through to see the evolution of hair through the decades, and find your favorite look to recreate at the salon.