hair story: remembering whitney

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Regal, statuesque, timeless, many  words come to mind when one reflects on the beauty of the late Whitney Houston, yet none have the ability to fully embody her charismatic style, spirit and talent. First gracing us with her presence on the Merv Griffin show in the spring of 1983 as an elegantly buoyant, young woman, the then twenty-year-old Whitney charmed audiences with a telling performance of the inevitable greatness she would soon accomplish. From an unassuming TWA to her transforming, vivacious signature, ringlets, Houston continues to electrify fans in death as she did in life, with her hair-raising vocal register and show-stopping looks. Certifying her reign as an eternal inspiration to all indeed.

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the protégé

A descendant of music royalty, a young Whitney captures audiences with her youthful elegance and regal, low haircut on the cover of her best-selling, debut album, Whitney Houston.

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the halo effect

Fresh-faced Whitney employs high, volumzing ponytails for her second album, Whitney achieving a fun, more approachable flair.

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the mullet

Trendsetter Whitney alters the classic 80s mullet with a softer approach, blending shorter strands stylishly with longer tresses at the 1986 Grammy Awards and IWDWS music video.

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curly sue

Textured, cropped curls would soon become a signature look for the pop diva in the late eighties.

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bridal bliss

While tying the knot in July 1992 the celebrated songbird opts for a stunning, beaded cap and veil confection.

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hooded drama

The singer turned actress is a vision of theatrical beauty as silver screen diva, Rachel in 1992’s The Bodyguard.

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pixie magic

Wife, mother and global superstar Whitney presents a polished pixie and mature look while promoting her fifth album, Just Whitney.

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roaring twenties revived

Whitney selects a flapper-esque cut for her third Grammy win at the 2000 award show.

 

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golden goddess

The now legendary singer sparkles in a caramel glazed coiffure

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the come-through

“It’s not a comeback. I never left. It’s a come through”. The 46 year old songstress wows in a shoulder length mahogany waves.

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