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Hairstyle File: Janet Jackson's Tress Transformation

The pop icon's most memorable mane moments.
There’s no denying that Janet Jackson is one of the most exalted entertainers of our time. She’s sold millions of record-breaking albums, starred in countless silver screen hits and has too many awards and achievements to count. On top of all that, you’d be hard pressed not to find a sister in your circle who didn’t adore Ms. Jackson’s myriad of sexy, go-there, and iconic hairstyles over the years. Who can forget when Jackson’s Poetic Justice appearance made “Janet Jackson braids” the most talked about hairstyle at Black salons in the early ’90’s?

As we raise a glass for Jackson’s 46th birthday today, here are the pop icon’s most memorable mane moments.