Justin Timberlake Shows Off His Curls! Love It or Hate It?

12/01/2009 at 11:34 AM ET

Andrew Shawaf/Pacific Coast News

After going solo back in 2002, Justin Timberlake ditched the highlighted curls that made him famous in ‘NSync for a sexy cropped cut that he has kept ever since. But, now, it seems that Justin is getting back to his roots. The sexy singer stepped out on a movie set showing off a head full of almost-blonde curls! While his luxurious waves first captured our hearts back in his boy band days, we’re so used to seeing his close crop that this really took us by surprise. What do you think? Tell us: Do you like Justin’s hair better cropped or curly? Vote!

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Tiffany on

Honestly ladies does it really matter what this man does to his hair? He looks hot in just about anything.

amy on

JT is just ok. Give me Hugh Jackman anyday!

Jaime on

The curly haired Justin is the one I fell in love with, but honestly this man can’t go wrong!

l on

he looks like the teacher from glee

mel on

Memories from when I was in love with *NSync! I looove it even if it is temporary. He can pull off any hairdo and still look HOT! I do agree with you, Amy. Hugh Jackman is one HOT MAN!

Jaimie on

Are you crazy? Justin Timberlake is hot, hot, hot! It doesn’t matter if his hair is short, long, cury, straight, or if he is bald. There is just something about him that draws me like a moth ot a flame :)

kt on

He DOES look like the teacher from GLEE! LOL I agree with Amy…he’s cute, but Hugh Jackman! YEAH MAMA!!

p pearson on


laura on

he looks like mr. shuester! wow i never thought about it… but he’d be a great mr. shue. i like the curly hair, it reminds me of my tween years…. lol.

elizabeth on

He doesn’t look very nice either way. I am always astonished that he is seen as handsome. At best he is average looking. Really, at best.

Becky on

Seriously this is one guy that can do no wrong.

Stephanie on

He looks like he’s joining the Twilight cast. Goodness gracious! Thumbs down.

Myrna Munoz, MD on

I don’t know where to say this: you recommend hydrocortisone for eye puffiness on page 80 of Dec magazine—that can cause cataracts!!!!!
Dr M Munoz

JT is it on

JT IS HOT because of his personality and talent, not because of his hair. That said, either ‘do will do!

Sommer on

Love it!! I have always adored his CURLS!! He use to be so cute with them..I was heartbroken when he shaved it!! MUCH BETTER! Love em!!

E on

This may make me a total nerd, but I kinda love how he is wearing an NPR shirt.

Diana on

He’s not a very good looking guy, quite plain. So who cares how he wears his hair, move onto cuter guys!

Me on

HE LOOKS SO MUCH HOTTER!!!! Normally, JT is not my cup of tea but he really does something to me when he wears his natural curls…I mean come on, I believe everyone looks better with natural hair. He should keep his hair dark (he looks better and more mature with dark hair) and allow it to be curly. YUMM!! That’s exactly what he should do lol. Not that he’ll listen or even read this post, but i’m just saying…

Renee on

He looks like Mr. Shu from Glee and I love Mr. Shu……..:)

08girl on

Makes him look younger…like back when he was dating Britney. I think he looks pretty cute either way. It’s his voice that kinda annoys me. :P

susan on

I’m really never sure why they do polls like this since Justin has only grown his hair and dyed it for the part of Sean Parker for this role. You can be assured the minute he’s through he’ll be cutting it off. lol

Suzanne on

HOT either way. I’d love to run my fingers through those curls. Jessica is one lucky lady!!

Tammy on

He looks good either way but why not flaunt that beautiful hair? That is some serious hair-pulling hair!

Dawn on

I think he looks good either way. He’s a cutie and always has been. He looks rather pale though and Twilight-vampiresque. Maybe a role in Breaking Dawn? He’d make a good one!

Sara on

He and Orlando Bloom look so much alike!

Kate on

He looks so much younger and better in general with the curly hair. More boy next door and less like he’s trying to hard to be cool.

Mia on

cropped or curly? who cares? the guy is HOT either way

Winona on

The hair’s fine either way – I’m more turned on by the fact that he’s wearing an NPR shirt…

Chelsea on

Anyone see the resemblance to James Marsters?

Kevin on

I think it makes him look very gay. Nothing wrong with looking gay unless you aren’t.

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Kendra on

Justin has naturally curly hair. People keep forgetting that. He does not have straight or wavy hair.wHAT’S THE BIG DEAL?

chrissy on

I like him better with the long curls BUT I think his hair in the photo is fake. He was seen out a few days ago and his head was shaved.

K=DIDit on

one of the hottest-looking,most talented, soul-touching dudes on this planet

anonymous on

Justin looks 100% better when his hair is cropped ! ! !

Seth on

He looks great either way. On behalf of myself & the entire music industry- Make another album… The radio is missing your new music… And so is my Iphone.

Janie on

I’ll take Hugh Jackman anyday too. Justin is just a boy although he is cute too. Hugh is the man.

Rana on

Absolutely stunning any way he comes! Nummmmmmy!!!!

Javaun Moradi on

Like the hair, LOVE the NPR t-shirt.

Sonora on

If u have naturally curly hair, u should grow it out and maintain it. No one in the industry has hair like his. I’d like to see him in a black metcalf jersey again sporting those curly highlights. His style is unique his hair should be also!

Roxana on

All he’s missing now is Britney and we’re back in the ’90s again lol

megs on

omg nsync justin! so hot! & where can i get that shirt??

Molly on

He’s a cutie no matter what, but the real question is: natural curl, or did he get a Toni perm?

Marissa on

No matter how he has his hair, Justin ALWAYS looks good, but this brings me back to loving him in NSync, which was one of the most fun times of my life!

Ella on

Not a fan of the curly ‘do. Much hotter with shorter dark hair. Kinda looks like he’s trying to be Robert Pattinson in this pic.

CJ on

He looks like the guy from Glee.

Suzanne on

In my opinion, the man could have hair to his butt or a bald head and still be hot!! Don’t know him personally, but from everything I see, his personality isn’t too bad either! :)

ecann on

Love this man, he could be wearing paper bag and he’s still gorgeous. I personally love the curls, they are sexy!

Andrea on

He looks like such a loser with that hair! Yuck!

Amy on

He looks good either way, but like the curls…looks natural and suits him…he DOES look like the teacher from Glee..LOVE!

Annie on

I don’t care, love it either way … but I DIG the NPR shirt!!

sophia on

God this man is HOT!! Jeez!! he is beautiful with curly hair!

sophia on

he looks like a Ken Barbie doll

acsjn on

i love that he’s wearing an npr t-shirt. i knew i liked the guy…

Lily on

He looks like Mr. Schu from Glee

Slice on

does it really matter, he is a grown man if he wants curly then let if be, no one ever told you how to do ur hair. but short hair is for lazy men, well groomed men are hard to find, keep it up justin

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Dorothy on

I looove that he’s wearing an NPR t-shirt

Tiffany on

Anything looks better when he doesn’t have that lazy, dirty-scruff face!

Jessica on

Justin is hot but that hairstyle IS A NOT! lol..

a. on

He almost looks like Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer in that shot. Not the hair color, but I think it’s just the angle of the picture. Haha.

Lena on

I love his natural hair. It makes me want to curl my fingers through it.

Evan on

Curly (well, wavy) hair used to be very much a movie-star look. I’m glad to see it coming around again, at least in a few instances. Go, Justin–thanks for stepping outside the box. And cheers to cute Matthew Morrison (of Glee) too!

jennifer on

Hot!! No matter what!

Chance on

JT? No thanks. That kid is a womanizer. Plus he has no conviction or courage. He bailed on Janet Jackson so fast and left her spinning with all the blame after “Nipplegate”. A real dude would have backed what he did up and stood behind his performance as well as with Janet Jackson. I used to be a fan but the character of this guy lost me.

nicole on

seriously everthing looks amazing, i’ll always love him =)! haha

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Ashley on

I don’t care about his hair. I like that he’s showing off his love of NPR. That’s super hot.

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AMANDA BURNETT – So despite the fact that Edward and I have still never made it onto the blog :sigh: I keep lonoikg over all the new pictures over and over! Makes me wish I could have another wedding so we could do something different next time! And, of course, have you photograph it ) Amazing work, Holly it gets me inspired!xoAmanda

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