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I”m pretty sure if we all look through old photos of ourselves, we can probably pick out at least one period of truly questionable hair choices. Depending on your age, you might have rocked the beehive, the shag, the crimp, or that terrible eggplant color everyone seemed to like in the late 90s (just me?). And that goes for guys and gals. Yeah, dudes, we”ve seen your mullet.

The Beehive

The Beehive

You might remember them as the good old days, but at least no one does this anymore.

In an act of staggering bravery, two men decided to recreate these iconically bad hairdos. Photographer Terry Brown and photographer and (in this case) model Gordon Stettinius put together a collection of truly terrible hair decisions in a book called Mangini Studio. They include everything you can think of, including male, female, and unisex styles, and required serious dedication on Stettinius” part; he cut, dyed, permed, shaved, and dreadlocked his hair into one terrifying construction after another. The entire book took eight years to complete.

The Bob, complete with awkwardly placed hair clips.

The Bob, complete with awkwardly placed hair clips.

The Bleach Job

The Bleach Job

The “Country Western” (although we think it”s a little Bob Ross)

The "Country Western" (although we think it

The White-Dude Dreads

The White-Dude Dreads

The White-Dude Cornrows

The White-Dude Cornrows

The “Governor”

The

The long, straightened and totally-not-dyed look favored by aging rock stars.

The long, straightened and totally-not-dyed look favored by aging rock stars.

I don”t know what you call this, either. Those eyelashes, though.

I don

The Skullet

The Skullet

No matter the style, visible roots are a big no-no, people. No, you can”t pass it off as the ombre look.

No matter the style, visible roots are a big no-no, people. No, you can

The Tight Perm

The Tight Perm

The Loose Perm

The Loose Perm

The Bad Magician

The Bad Magician

There are 51 pictures in the complete book, and besides the hair, Stettinius also goes to town with costumes and poses, creating characters to go with each hairstyle. And not only did he have to put up with the terrible hair, so did his family. He profusely thanks his wife for “her forbearance throughout the various looks that I brought home with me at the end of each day.” But his wife seems game, or at least completely supportive. “I believe she knew what she was signing up for as we first met on a night when I was sporting a comb-over, a crucifix, and two spray tans.”

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