The definitive ranking of Bradley Cooper's many hairdos

I've ranked them on memorability, overall enhancement of handsomeness, and the style's ability to tell a story

Bradley Cooper.
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If you're anything like me, the primary feeling A Star Is Born left you with was ambivalence about Bradley Cooper's hair.

I'm still working out my feelings about it. It was long, stringy, and greasy — but in a cool, world-weary, rough-around-the-edges rock star kind of way. The film's lead hair stylist, Lori McCoy-Bell, told Refinery29 there's actually a lot of meaning behind the hairstyle and it's used to depict nuance in the film. Okay.

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