The science behind big '80s hairstyles

The science behind big '80s hairstyles (video)
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The '80s was a decade full of neon leg warmers, power ballads and big hair. But how did we get that big hair that was so bad it's good? A little bit of teasing and a lot of chemistry.

This week on Reactions, Ms. Beautyphile helps us tackle the behind perms and crimping and overall big '80s hair:


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