Janet Jackson smiles, her hair pulled into a ponytail.


Janet Jackson’s Best ‘80s & ‘90s Beauty Moments Are Worth Revisiting

From bouncy curls to box braids and bold lips.

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Janet Jackson came and conquered the music industry, earning multiple major awards and continued recognition as a trailblazer. That ingenuity extended into her fashion and beauty choices, and the singer was often spotted with bold lipstick and beautiful hair. Ahead, take a trip down music memory lane, and relive some of Jackson's most memorable beauty looks from the '80s and beyond.

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1985, American Music Awards

In one of her few moments with short hair, Jackson wore a curled bob, which featured carefully tousled strands. She matched her pink blush to her lip color.