We love, love, love Michelle Obama's hair style
. It may have just been a cleverly camouflaged up-do, but the bob is chic, elegant and a hard-core First Lady tradition.
While America recovered from Mamie Eisenhower
's Swiss-Miss-Girl-in-the-Psych-Ward 'do (seriously, wtf Mamie?), Jackie Kennedy provided the soothing balm of her stylish, glossy helmet. It seems every single successive first lady has rocked the bob since ... some better than others. Here, a brief history of the First Hairstyle.Jacqueline Kennedy
The hair that launched a thousand clips.Claudia Johnson
Hey! Hey! Ladybird J! How many curlers did you use today?
to keep reading ...Pat Nixon
Her style was admittedly less Chanel and more Dorothy Zbornak. But it was the '70s! Let it go.Betty Ford
Does the clinic treat Aqua Net addictions? One hopes, for Betty's sake.Rosalynn Carter
An advocate for mental health, the homeless, bangs and hot rollers.Nancy Reagan
Oh Nance! Just Say No to White Rain.Barbara Bush
They called her the Snow Leopard. Okay, no they didn't. But they should have.Hillary Clinton
Remember this hair? Remember the headbands? Madam Secretary would probably prefer you didn't.Laura Bush
The haircut that simultaneously screamed sex and shushed you for talking in the library.(Photos: Getty Images)