"She could have a version of this today and still look cool," Decuers says. She should probably stick with real hair gel now though. Other key updates: Step 1: Today you'd want the front longer than the back, and less "stacking" in the back. These minor tweaks add polish, so it's less tomboy-ish. Step 2: Back then, with shaggy cuts, we flicked the ends out. Now, use a round brush to coax them under. It's more glam.