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Tracking the McConaissance: It’s All in the Hair

  • Sam Eichner


No doubt you’ve heard plenty about the McConaissance by now, both here and elsewhere.

But those who’ve tracked the rise of a once fallen star have overlooked one very important, er, strand: the connection between McConaughey’s theatrical maturation and his increasingly grown-up coiffure.

That’s right, it’s all in the hair. From shaggy dog rom-com purgatory to neatly cut Oscar-nominated actor, Matthew McConaughey has become one of Hollywood’s most dynamic stars. Let’s take a look back at how it happened:

A definitive timeline of the manes that made the McConaissance.»