Uh-Oh! The Lowdown on Britney Spears's Bad Hair Day

07/22/2010 at 05:37 PM ET


Talk about a bad hair day! Britney Spears was snapped shopping in Sherman Oaks, California, Wednesday with a messy, extension baring look that set the internet abuzz with fans speculating about exactly what was happening to her scalp. Was she going bald? Were her extensions done incorrectly? We checked in with hairstylist-to-the stars Ken Paves–who has his own line of extensions that he uses on clients like Eva Longoria Parker and Jessica Simpson–to learn the truth. “It’s not that big of a deal actually, we have all seen this before. A case of bed head, who hasn’t had it?,” Paves tells PEOPLE. “The truth is that this is exactly how these extensions are applied, however we are not supposed to see them, that’s all. There are thousands and thousands of women walking around whose hair looks just like that ‘underneath’. The remedy is simply to cover it up. It’s not a case of bad extensions, just a bad hair day!” His recommendation? “I am more concerned with the friend walking behind her who didn’t tell her right away! Ladies, support your sisters and stay on weave patrol, your day may come too! Help a sister out!” Tell us: Would you tell a friend if her extensions were showing? Katherine Kluznik Rentmeester

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Jen on

I had extensions put in after a course of medication cause thinning of my own hair and wore them for two years. I took good care of them and my own hair, kept all my salon appointments and never for one moment did anything “underneath” slightly resemble that! I think that Brittney is maybe feeling unwell again as she has been appearing very sloppy in public a lot lately. Just my two cents–hope she gets cleaned up soon!

Girlfriend, be a friend… « A Wicked Affair on

[…] The real tragedy in this story is not Britney’s embarrassing hair, but the presumed “friend” that was accompanying her.  Friends would never let friends drive drunk.  So how can a friend let anyone walk around like this? […]

anonymous on

Honestly, her hair looks okay from the front. Something might have happened to the back while she was traveling in the car.

rhianna on

she has millions of dollars and she should have the best of the best!!!! she should get it fixed

amanda on


AB on

I love Britney, but Britney please quit going out looking messy all the time these days. They are going to think your going off the deep end again. With your money and beauty you are lucky to have these privledges.

Andrea on

She was out shopping and she couldn’t find a salon to fix that? Or a hat? On the bright side, at least she’s wearing a bra this time.

emily on

Her hair has looked like dog s*** for several years now, even before the shave job. Any stylist who wants to make a name for themselves should take this project on for FREE!

mochababe73 on

Yes. There’s no way that I would allow a friend to go anywhere with me looking like that.

Simona on

OMG! HOW CUD HER FRIENDS DO THAT 2 HER? thats really mean

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