From Shaggy Mop Hair to Knitted Wigs

 - Jul 14, 2009   Updated: May 4 2011
The pixie look seems to be back in full force this summer. With Kate Gosselin kick starting the trend, many others have followed suit.

From Posh pixie hair cuts and Barbie bed hair, to American Idol hair bidding and virtual hairstyle experiments, this cluster shows you how men and women can sport the look of an elf.

Implications - Hairstyles are a way for people to reinvent their images temporarily. Dramatic haircuts can be a reflection of the person's current feelings, such as mourning the loss of a loved one or a break up. Additionally, haircuts have become a showcase of how a person wants to be perceived as it is the one modification that a person can use to reflect their inner self and continue to change as they change.