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Remembering hairstyling pioneer Vidal Sassoon: A slideshow
"To sculpt a head of hair with scissors is an art form," said the former stylist and business tycoon, who died Wednesday at age 84
 
Remembering hairstyling pioneer Vidal Sassoon: A slideshow AP Photo

Vidal Sassoon, "the celebrity hairstylist whose 1960s wash-and-wear cuts freed women from endless teasing and hairspray," died Wednesday at age 84, CBS News reports. Sassoon revolutionized haircuts that had shape and architecture, for women who "didn't have time to sit under the dryer anymore" — and became a style icon in his own right. Here, a look back at his milestones: 

 

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