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What Do You Think of Poofy Hair?

When I was writing last week's America's Next Top Model quiz, one of the questions was almost, "How many contestants were wearing ponytails with a hump of teased hair in front at elimination?" The answer hovered around seven, but some only did it halfway, so I decided it was a bad question. So imagine my surprise when the look came down Zac Posen's Spring 2009 runway. This hairstyle is starting to feel stale to me, but it's clearly popular. What do you think of it?


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lexichloe lexichloe 9 years
I prefer smooth, straight hair, so I despise poof! Some people can pull it off, I'm just not willing to go there.
Melody1225 Melody1225 9 years
Only looks good when it's not tooooo high and don't use a whole can of aqua net !
thelorax thelorax 9 years
I was indifferent and rarely wore the look myself until one day I was having a HORRID hair day and fixed the situation with a Gwen Stefani-esque poofy twist at the front of my ponytail...and inexplicably, my husband was practically drooling over how "hot" it was. Poof, I love it!
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
This look is definitely not my favorite. I've done a baby poof with my bangs and it looks cute but it's more for the volume then the shape. I really don't like it when celebs have a pretty updo and ruin it with the poof in the front a la Hilary Duff. Lovely girl but she's all too famous for this poof look.
hills hills 9 years
o that being said, not Amy Winehouse fit bulldoser ball in it big
lydia-holmes lydia-holmes 9 years
ewwwwwww i hate it!
NatashaAlexis NatashaAlexis 9 years
I love it when it's done right, I don't really like the example above. For some reason I keep thinking of the Sex and the City episode where Carrie modles Dolce & Gabbana, with the big hair:)
coachluvr33 coachluvr33 9 years
I hate the poof. I had teased huge tumor-like bangs in the 80's and it was bad. Really bad. That said, I have curly thick hair and it can get big, not because of hairspray or intentions, it just can't help itself and I love it. It is sexy and I agree that flat is kinda boring. I hate the poof though. Teasing all over the front is okay, but just that middle mohawk part, no.
allinavhcnerf allinavhcnerf 9 years
i absolutely hate it! some people make it so big that you can fit 2 cell phones in there! this "trend" definitely needs to be gone!
hills hills 9 years
i think big hair can look sooo sexy, flat is just boring, like the quip poof be gone tho pop lol ;)
emalove emalove 9 years
It needs to go away...
mominator mominator 9 years
I like poof but not in just one spot. Drop the pony tail and throw in the poof body all over and I am there. :)
klovie klovie 9 years
I can rock this shizz in my sleep. This was my hairstyle for most of 1989. I am glad to see it's come 'round again -- gives me an excuse to bust out my teasing comb and some hairspray!
glam-sugar glam-sugar 9 years
Be gone!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Maybe if it was done a little neater.
aylee aylee 9 years
There are other types of poofiness I like. But the one in the photo is not my style. It looked dirty and I don't get the top. I don't think it's even flattering on the model.
Mesayme Mesayme 9 years
That's not poofy... my hair is frickin' poofy, by nature! This just looks dirty. Not recommended for anything other than runway art.
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 9 years
I think it's a great runway look, but not for everyday.
tglynn tglynn 9 years
Maybe not as poofy as in the photo, but I have thin hair, so I give mine about an inch of poofiness whenever I pull it into a ponytail. I think it just looks nicer than a regular ol' pony
carhornsinapril carhornsinapril 9 years
if i'm going to tease, i prefer a 60s bump in the back. the poof doesn't look right on me.
k-squared k-squared 9 years
Just plain NO. It's almost as bad as leaving the house with bedhead.
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 9 years
I don't care for it at all
chippyshero2066 chippyshero2066 9 years
I tried the poof back in the 80's and 90's. The poof should have stayed back in those eras.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 9 years
What do I think about this poof? Not much!
robinesque robinesque 9 years
I like sleekness.
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