As the grunge trend continues to resurface and die out again, one thing that will always remain relevant is our love for all of the classic teen angst movies that the decade brought us. And with Halloween right around the corner, we’ve decided to round up some of the best teen angst movies’ hairstyles to serve as inspo for your Halloween costume or even just your everyday look. From Kat Stratford to Laney Boggs, keep reading to see the best grunge hair looks from teen angst movies.
Cecile Caldwell’s brunette mane with the flipped-out ends and hair clips still stands as an iconic look for private school girls everywhere.
(Cruel Intentions via Sony Pictures Releasing)
The Breakfast Club
The two female Breakfast Club members made Saturday detention look super chic. Between Claire Standish’s wispy red locks and Allison Reynold’s thick brown mop and shaggy bangs, we’ve got plenty of grunge hair inspo going on.
(The Breakfast Club via Universal Pictures)
The bigger the hair, the more popular the girl must have been. That was the name of the game in the movie Heathers, as Veronica and all three of the Heathers each rocked super voluminous locks.
(Heathers via New World Pictures)
Lisa’s short, jagged blonde bangs were so wrong that they were right in Girl, Interrupted.
(Girl, Interrupted via Columbia Pictures)
While Daria is the only TV series on our list, we couldn’t talk about teen angst without including the cynical teen. While she may not have been the most popular teen at Lawndale High, her thick auburn mane (and sarcastic personality) makes her a star in our eyes.
(Daria via MTV)
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
The most important life lesson we learned from Ferris? If you’re going to skip school, then wearing a black beret is the perfect way to go incognito.
(Ferris Bueller’s Day Off via Paramount Pictures)
The staff at Empire Records is all about selling records without becoming a sell-out. Well, one could never become a sell-out with a classic-looking mane like Corey Mason’s long brunette locks and center part.
(Empire Records via Warner Bros.)
While Edward created many works of art with his scissorhands, the best look of the movie was Edward’s own wild mane.
(Edward Scissorhands via 20th Century Fox)
10 Things I Hate About You
There was nothing to hate about Kat Stratford’s gelled, wet waves held up by a banana clip. The two pieces of hair that were placed in front of her face, however, made the look a grunge hair classic.
(10 Things I Hate About You via Buena Vista Pictures)
She’s All That
Laney Boggs’ makeover in She’s All That is proof that a little chop never hurt anybody. Zack Siler’s sister took Laney’s hair from a shabby, heavy mane to a layered flirty look we love.
(She’s All That via Miramax Films)
Drive Me Crazy
Nicole may not have won Brad’s affection but she definitely won the best-tressed award in our book. Drive Me Crazy is chock-full of the best grunge hairstyles of all teen angst movie hair looks.
(Drive Me Crazy via 20th Century Fox)
Need more ’90’s hair inspo? HERE are the seven hair lessons we learned from Clueless!