Harry Styles’ hair evolution, from floppy locks to bold buzzcut

He never goes out of style.

When it comes to haircuts, Harry Styles has tried them all, rocking everything from shoulder-length waves to a bouffant to a shaved head over the years.

Ever since the “One Direction” member won our hearts with his floppy locks in the 2010s, his hair has been a hot topic, with fans following every step of his journey from short to long and back again.

And over the years, Styles has dabbled with a variety of different ‘dos in addition to experimenting with fashion. Below, take a look at his complete hair evolution so far, from boy-band curls to his current close shave.

2010: Bouncy boy-band coif

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As a teen, the One Direction heartthrob became famous for his long, side-swept strands.

2013: Rock-‘n’-roll bouffant

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The “Story of My Life” singer’s locks reached new heights toward the end of his teenage years, with Styles slicking up the front of his hair for a little edge.

2014: Short and sweet


Styles kicked off his twenties with a shorter style, keeping his curls but trimming their length.

2015: Long locks

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He spent a whole year growing out his mane, eventually sporting shaggy waves that fell well past his shoulders.

2016: “Dunkirk” ‘do


Styles reached for the scissors after One Direction went on an “indefinite hiatus” in early 2016, teasing his major chop with an Instagram photo of his lopped-off braid. (“Whoops,” he captioned the viral snap.)

Shortly after, fans got a glimpse of his new look as he filmed Christopher Nolan’s military drama “Dunkirk,” a role that called for a soldier’s crop.

2017: Solo superstar

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Styles grew out those closely clipped sides while promoting his debut solo album.

2019: Return of the curls

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The “Watermelon Sugar” singer went back to a longer look a few years later.

2020: A cut above

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Styles debuted a shorter ‘do — and ditched his much-discussed quarantine mustache — at the Brit Awards in October 2020, to the delight of many fans; “DUNKIRK HARRY” quickly trended on Twitter, with dedicated Styles devotees comparing the look to the one he wore on-screen in the 2017 film.

2021: New wave

He wore a closely cropped ‘do on the set of “My Policeman” in 2021.

Styles was soon cast opposite Emma Corrin in “My Policeman,” wearing his hair in gelled waves as slick as his character’s uniform.

2022: As it was

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Missed the star’s signature curls? Don’t worry, darling — during the dramatic press tour for then-girlfriend Olivia Wilde’s thriller, Styles was back to his beloved floppy locks.

2023: Buzzed babe


The “Late Night Talking” singer’s hair once again sparked a social media uproar when TMZ obtained photos of the pop star with a shaved head at a November 2023 U2 concert.

What’s next for Harry’s hair? Only time will tell.