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From The Bieber Flip To #BlondBieber: 21 GIFs Of Justin Bieber's Beautiful Hair In Action

Today is Justin Bieber's 21st birthday! It's a huge milestone for the pop wunderkind, so we're celebrating in the exact way that we would have wanted people to throw down for our 21st birthday: with GIFS. *insert smiling devil emoji here* Ok, so it's not fireworks and a bottle of Dom (or whatever it is he's holding in this peek at his actual party), but it's something. Also, it's very hard to reflect on JB's growth from Kidrauhl to today without noticing how much his hair has changed over the years, so just GO WITH IT.

  1. Obviously, we have to start with the classic Bieber flip.
    NBC
  2. This was how we first came to know Bieber and his hair.
  3. His majestic, silky hair...
  4. Few knew the work that went into achieving this look.
    via Fanpop
  5. But we all appreciated the end product.
    via Giphy
  6. As Bieber got older, the style changed.
  7. It got a little shorter.
  8. At least one time, a little darker.
  9. He tried it artfully mussed.
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  10. Swooped in the opposite direction.
    via Giphy
  11. And even drooping eeeeeever so slightly.
  12. As he's aged, he's gotten more comfortable.
    via Fanpop
  13. He's better about just letting it do its thing.
  14. Or even intentionally f--king it up.
    via Fanpop
  15. Messing with it for emphasis during performances.
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  16. Or during editorial shoots.
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  17. But he also knows when a situation calls for that pristine Bieber hair.
    Calvin Klein via Giphy
  18. These days, he's working with a longer, blonder, more organic look.
    Comedy Central via Giphy
  19. And while this might be an unpopular opinion, it's working for me, OK????
    The Ellen DeGeneres Show via Giphy
  20. Go on with this new 'do, Biebsy! I'm into this grungier undone look.
    ABC via iHeartRadio
  21. Just don't get any bleach on your brows, that's where I draw the line.

HBD, BIEBS, ILY.