Icon of the Day – Iconic Anecdotes – The Universal Bad Hair Day

One night, maybe in the early 90s, I could not sleep.
What did I do?
Well I did what any media-obsessed woman in her mid-20s would do.
I counted Madonna‘s hairdos.
Let’s see, there was the Lucky Star overblown, bleached blond poof and the Papa Don’t Preach Pixie and the definitave Bridge and Tunnel Virgin Mess (before they were doing it) and the Like a Prayer (rare) brunette Italian Film Star locks. Even to this day, it continues going up to her Cowgirl Wave or her My Roots are Showing straight hair chic.
Now the woman has gone way beyond the usual cycles of celebrity, and has come to symbolize th cycles of womanhood itself. I was also thinking that we could visualize her like a Picasso painting. All hairstyles from all times at all angles all at once. Well, since it is an icon, I chose just three hairstyles. But, presented all at once, they start to look not anywhere near as good as one might hope. It becomes, in effect a bad hair day for our lady. Which brings us to today’s icon.

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