As of 2015, "Days of Our Lives" has been on the air for 50 years, with characters' hairstyles reflecting the popular trends of the day. In the 1980s, the show's popular hairstyles included teased out curls. In the 2000s, the popular hairstyles still included curls, but were much sleeker.
The most popular hairstyles of the 1980s included Bo Brady's mullet, Hope Williams' teased curls, Jessica Blake Fallon's feathered style and Marlena Evans' loose, messy curls. Popular young male characters in that decade often had feathered hairstyles.
The most popular hairstyles of the 2000s included long, loose curls worn by Sami Brady', Melanie Layton' and Stephanie Johnson. Others included Nicole Walker's straight bob, Lexie Carver's curls with bangs and Billie Reed's short, spiky bob.
Many female characters in the 1960s and early 1970s sported beehive hairstyles. Many of the male characters in those decades wore short, clean-cut hairstyles. Over time, the hairstyles of the show's characters evolved to match new trends. In the early 1990s, the show introduced many new young characters to appeal to a younger audience. These characters' styles reflected the popular teen and young adult hairstyles of that time, including sleek hair for females and eyebrow length bangs for males.