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Robert Plant's Man Curls

Robert Plant's Man Curls

Robert Plant -  (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC)September 26, 2014 THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0133 -- Pictured: Musical guest Robert Plant performs on September 26, 2014 --  Friday, September 26 on NBC (11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m.) 2014 NBCUniversal Media, LLC Robert Plant - Musical Guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC) - September 26, 2014

If you're looking for a male celebrity with a timeless hairstyle you only have to look at Robert Plant's man curls.

Robert Plant rocks man curls almost as famously as he does his amazing voice which has won him major awards throughout the years.

Greatest Singers In History Of Rock And Roll

Robert Plant (born August 20, 1948) is best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of Led Zeppelin.

Regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of rock and roll, he has been credited with influencing musicians such as Freddie Mercury, Axl Rose and Chris Cornell.

Winning Many Vocalist Awards

In 2006 Heavy Metal magazine Hit Parader named Plant the "Greatest Metal Vocalist of All Time."  In 2009 Plant was voted "the greatest voice in rock" in a poll conducted by Planet Rock. 

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In 2011, readers of Rolling Stone placed Plant in first place of the magazine's list of the best lead singers of all time.

Man Curls In September 2014

The famous vocalist appeared on Jimmy Fallon in late September of 2014 with his iconic trademark man curls bouncing and shimmering under the studio lights.

Robert's coils have been the topic of past conversations including whether his normally frizz free curls were natural or chemically enhanced.

Many have also wondered if his hair was colored and with what methods.  Until recently Robert's man curls have very little obvious gray.

Robert Plant In New York Magazine

On December 17, 2007, New York Magazine featured Robert Plant's man curls which he showcased at a Led Zeppelin reunion concert and a new album with Alison Krauss.

The 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors - Pictured L-R: John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, and Jimmy Page of the band Led Zeppelin Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved 12.04.2012 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors - Pictured L-R: John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, & Jimmy Page - Led Zeppelin - Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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New York Magazine questioned how the aging rocker managed to have a stunning head of gray free glossy ringlets which seemed untouched by time.

To satisfy their curiosity, the magazine queried some of the top New York hairstylists and colorists to get their opinions about Robert Plant's curly hair secrets.

Double Processed Base Color

The results gleaned from New York Magazine's  research indicated that some of the city's top hair colorist believed Robert had natural looking double processed hair built around a darker base with skillfully applied highlights and low lights.

Led Zeppelin band members Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones share a laugh with Late Show host David Letterman oduring Monday's 12/3 show taping in New York. Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved Led Zeppelin band members Robert Plant & Jimmy Page on Late Show with David Letterman in New York. Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

Back in 2007 New York hair experts also suggested the rocker allow more of his gray hair to emerge in order to match his facial hair and look more natural.

Transitioning To Gray In 2014

Whether Robert read the hair experts suggestions he transition to more obvious gray or not, his 2014 appearance on Jimmy Fallon showcased his shimmering silver hues.

Real Or Faux Curls?

The other big question back in 2007 was whether Robert's hair was chemically enhanced or all natural.

Most of the hair experts inventoried seemed to believe the rock star's curls were authentic rather than permed, but utilized lots of  curl defining product.

Robert Plant And Allison Krause - Raising Sand - 2007 - Amazon.com Robert Plant And Alison Krauss - Raising Sand - 2007 - Amazon.com

Whether he scrunched in product before he diffusing dry, or used a curling iron to define his ringlets was unclear.

What was obvious was his lack of big fuzzy frizz which resulted in his signature crunchy masculine-rocker-chic look.

Summary - Robert Plant's Man Curls

Rocker Robert Plant is almost as famous for his head of glossy curls as he is for his spectacular voice.   Over the course of his career, hair color experts have questioned Robert's hair color choices.

They've also questioned how he styles his curls and whether he plans to ultimately transition to a more natural gray infused look.

If recent appearances are any indication, it appears Robert is starting to transition to a more silver and gray infused color.  His curls are as tight, frizz free and well-formed as ever.

There's no doubt Robert Plant will continue to wow his fans with his amazing performances and his head full of frizz-free coils.

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