“Oh, no. No, no, no, no, no, no, no! People can't see me like this. My own mother won't recognize me.” Chances are, nearly all of us have felt like this after a horrendous haircut. Whether by the will of a newbie/hungover/angry hairstylist or by your own clumsy hands at home, you've ended up massacring your hairdo. And now you can't leave home out of shame. (Which is kind of alright what with the global pandemic, lockdowns, and all.)

There's a hilarious subreddit called ‘Just Eff My Crap Up' (paraphrasing their name a bit; can you guess what their real name is?) that collects the most unfortunate, badly done haircuts on the net. Check out some of the best examples of what not to do to your hair below and remember to upvote the pics that made your hair follicles tingle as you scroll down.

Getting a bad haircut is easy enough. But we wanted to learn what it takes to create a great haircut both at home and by the hands of a capable barber, so we reached out to Giuliano Dore, co-founder of 'Get Groomed.' "The main difference between avant-garde and plain bad for a haircut is the focus on details and the whole idea behind the haircut. You would think that haircuts like the bowl cut are never gonna be trendy. Wrong. It’s happening and thanks to extremely talented hairstylists, we see a lot of hipsters rocking a very fashionable bowl. It’s all about pattern, symmetry, and (sometimes) controlled asymmetry. If I see patchy haircuts, holes or broken hairlines, I am gonna assume the worst," he told Bored Panda. Read on for the full interview.

#1

My Soldier Said I Could Post This As Long As I Get Up Votes.. Well I Dont Wanna Disappoint The Kid

My Soldier Said I Could Post This As Long As I Get Up Votes.. Well I Dont Wanna Disappoint The Kid

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chi-wei shen
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3 months ago

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You wont get many upvotes.

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#2

I Bet It’s Enchanting To Watch Him Talk

I Bet It’s Enchanting To Watch Him Talk

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Brett
Community Member
3 months ago

They grow up so fast 😍

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#3

Give Me The Reverse Dad

Give Me The Reverse Dad

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Brett
Community Member
3 months ago

Awww they fit together :)

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Giuliano also gave Bored Panda some advice about cutting our hair at home. And what with the pandemic still going on, chances are, some of us are going to be making our second attempts at quarantine haircuts soon.

"If you want to cut your own hair at home, go with a safe option. Same-level buzz cuts are a safe choice. Home is not the place for challenging haircuts. For example, attempting a 0 to 2 high skin fade by yourself is not gonna work. Even professional barbers don’t do it themselves. I know this because they book each other on our app," Giuliano explained that simplicity is best when you're working on your hair at home.

"Being able to cut just based on the reflection of a mirror takes a whole new level of 4D chess and not everyone is ready for the challenge. I would also avoid sharp tools like razor blades. It’s absolutely possible to rock a very decent hairline without using razor blades at home. Clippers are your friends."

#4

My 10th Grade Year Book Picture

My 10th Grade Year Book Picture

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NoodleBear
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3 months ago

You’d make a great clown

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#5

I Don't Even Have A Joke To Make For These

I Don't Even Have A Joke To Make For These

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Serial pacifist
Community Member
3 months ago

Ah, the electrocuted style.

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#6

How Do I Let Everyone To Know I Have Dreads?

How Do I Let Everyone To Know I Have Dreads?

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Hahaha, I see no problem with that. It’s funny. My hubby hung jingle bells from his dreads for chrissy one year.

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The co-founder of 'Get Groomed' also opened up about how the pandemic affected their business. For instance, they stopped all of their office-based barbering events back in March 2020. And they haven't restarted them as of yet.

"We saw a surge in home-based bookings since the first UK lockdown. I believe people don’t want to go to crowded barbershop at the moment and it’s very visible in our data. People are also more concerned about hygiene and frequently ask questions about our methodology, if the barber is coming with PPE, etc. We are making sure that our barbers are fully PPE equipped and that they clean their tools between bookings."

#7

I Like Any Haircut That Makes An Ear The Central Area Of Focus

I Like Any Haircut That Makes An Ear The Central Area Of Focus

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NoodleBear
Community Member
3 months ago

Honestly tho, his hair looks nice, the fading is where it gets weird

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#8

She Blended Them In Well

She Blended Them In Well

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NoodleBear
Community Member
3 months ago

Blended what in? Her hair looks all natural to me

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#9

Russian Politician Valentina Petrenko

Russian Politician Valentina Petrenko

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
3 months ago

Marge?

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 The 'Just Eff My Crap Up' subreddit has over 751k members and it will be celebrating its 6th birthday on 17 December. Be sure to give them a visit. We hear they're friendly and know a thing or two about artsy and avant-garde hairdos.

The subreddit obviously got their name from a legendary meme that's known as ‘Just Eff My Crap Up,' ‘Just Eff Me Up,' ‘JUST,' as well as ‘The Barber.' The memo's all about botched (or, depending on your point of view, incredibly brave) haircuts and imagined conversations between customers and their barbers.

“Just a bit off the sides?” the barber might ask. “Nah, just eff my crap up,” the customer would supposedly say to get their atrocious hairstyles that mock everything that is fair and beautiful in this world.

#10

Just Give Me That Microphone Head

Just Give Me That Microphone Head

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago

I must say it is extremely neat and uniform so the barber has skill just not sure about style lol.

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#11

I’m Struggling To Find The Words To Describe How Awful This Looks

I’m Struggling To Find The Words To Describe How Awful This Looks

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heystobit1231
Community Member
3 months ago

ngl i thought that was a lion

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#12

The Combover To End All Combovers

The Combover To End All Combovers

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Daniel (ShadowDrakken)
Community Member
3 months ago

Riff Raff?

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‘Know Your Meme' explains that the earliest known example of this joke (in a slightly different form) was done by none other than Zach Galifianakis back in 2006 during his comedy special, ‘Zach Galifianakis Live at the Purple Ocean.'

“When you look like I do, it's hard to get a table for one at Chuck E Cheese. I went to my stylist today and she said, ‘What are you looking for?' and I told her, ‘Just give me the Amber Alert,' he joked.

From there, the meme spread in bursts and sprints. In 2012, Miley Cyrus became the butt of rapper Tyler, The Creator's mocking tweet about her new haircut. He joked that Cyrus asked her hairstylist to ‘eff her up real quick.' And in case you were curious, Cyrus insulted Tyler's face in response. The meme solidified its hold in popular culture in 2014 when it spread on Twitter and Reddit. Almost exactly at the same time that the ‘Eff My Crap Up' subreddit was born.

#13

A 70 Billion Dollar Haircut

A 70 Billion Dollar Haircut

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Brett
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

70 billion dollar robot body under that hair cut

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#14

... And The Absolute Winner Of All Time Is...

... And The Absolute Winner Of All Time Is...

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

If a w werewolf and Donald Trump had a child together

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#15

This Dude Is Running For Schoolboard In My Town. Got A Flyer In The Mail With This Pic And Almost Spit My Drink Out

This Dude Is Running For Schoolboard In My Town. Got A Flyer In The Mail With This Pic And Almost Spit My Drink Out

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Titas Burinskas
BoredPanda Staff
3 months ago

"Just give me the male Karen look (A.K.A. Kieran)"

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#16

He Needs To Go Back To Jail

He Needs To Go Back To Jail

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Aleksandra Elias
Community Member
3 months ago

What's wrong with a forehead of that poor child?

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#17

Tried To Do A Homemade Bowl Cut

Tried To Do A Homemade Bowl Cut

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Brett
Community Member
3 months ago

Is it just me or does her/his neck look really big in this pic?

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#18

"I Need The Worst Possible Style For My Head Shape." "I Got You Fam"

"I Need The Worst Possible Style For My Head Shape." "I Got You Fam"

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
3 months ago

This is not ‘Nam. This is bowling. There are rules.

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#19

When Your Transformation Is Complete But You Have To Get Downtown

When Your Transformation Is Complete But You Have To Get Downtown

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago

The Dragon ball z look.

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#20

When Your Company Has A Strict No Beard Policy....but It Doesn't Say Anything A About A Neckbeard

When Your Company Has A Strict No Beard Policy....but It Doesn't Say Anything A About A Neckbeard

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

the look of self-satisfaction is sooo annoying

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#21

This Man Is A Legend

This Man Is A Legend

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heystobit1231
Community Member
3 months ago

charlie chaplin 2.0

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#22

"You Know What A Ballsa-" "Say No More"

"You Know What A Ballsa-" "Say No More"

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

She is barely hanging in there

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#23

Give Me That "If Dubstep Were A Haircut" Look

Give Me That "If Dubstep Were A Haircut" Look

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
3 months ago

The haystack camouflage worked well

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#24

I Paid $50 For This Haircut

I Paid $50 For This Haircut

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

Cameron Diaz had a similar one in "There's something about Mary"

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#25

The Years Have Been Rough For Bart Simpson

The Years Have Been Rough For Bart Simpson

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago

Aye karumba.

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#26

This Picture Made Me Scream What The Hell

This Picture Made Me Scream What The Hell

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NoodleBear
Community Member
3 months ago

This isn’t that bad...

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#27

Give Me That Future White Collar Criminal

Give Me That Future White Collar Criminal

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago

Following in his dad’s or grandads footsteps. (whoever the guy is in the photo)

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#28

The Straw Is The Icing On The Cake

The Straw Is The Icing On The Cake

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

If not for the straw I'd say it is a toilet with a green cover

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#29

I Want To Die A Virgin. Say No More

I Want To Die A Virgin. Say No More

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Brett
Community Member
3 months ago

Is there a little rat tail on the back too?

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#30

What Happens When You Actually Speak To The Manager

What Happens When You Actually Speak To The Manager

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago

The person who did this should keep away from scissors and hair permanently.

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#31

I Hate Seeing Kids Getting Forced Into Having Their Hair Cut. He Clearly Doesnt Like This

I Hate Seeing Kids Getting Forced Into Having Their Hair Cut. He Clearly Doesnt Like This

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NoodleBear
Community Member
3 months ago

It’s a terrible haircut anyways

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#32

Gimme That Straw Basket Look

Gimme That Straw Basket Look

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Brett
Community Member
3 months ago

“Give me the 10 bottles of gel look”

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#33

When You Ask For A Line But The Barber Gives You An Entire Highway

When You Ask For A Line But The Barber Gives You An Entire Highway

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago

Not the worst by far.

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#34

Straight Hair + Bike Helmet = Asian Cornrows

Straight Hair + Bike Helmet = Asian Cornrows

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
3 months ago

At first I thought it was written "Asian Corona"...

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#35

Give Me The “My 5 Year Old Just Learned How To Cut Bangs”

Give Me The “My 5 Year Old Just Learned How To Cut Bangs”

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Anne
Community Member
3 months ago

I can't even see the hair, eyes too distractingly beautiful

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#36

This Is A Sponsored Ad, Wow What A Fringe

This Is A Sponsored Ad, Wow What A Fringe

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

A smile in the face of adversity

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#37

The Helmet

The Helmet

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Serial pacifist
Community Member
3 months ago

It looks like a hair helmet.

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#38

Back To 1979 And 1980

Back To 1979 And 1980

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
3 months ago

perhaps he is jewish?

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#39

Guess I Have To Screw My Own Hair Up In These Quarantined Times

Guess I Have To Screw My Own Hair Up In These Quarantined Times

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Raine Soo
Community Member
3 months ago

You were fine before. Why would you dd this to yourself?

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#40

A New Species Of Neck Beard

A New Species Of Neck Beard

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NoodleBear
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh my goodness NO

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#41

I Paid 300$ To Get My Curly Hair Managed

I Paid 300$ To Get My Curly Hair Managed

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NoodleBear
Community Member
3 months ago

At least it’s not curly anymore

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#42

“You Know How Your Pencil Eraser Looks After You Finish The Sat?”

“You Know How Your Pencil Eraser Looks After You Finish The Sat?”

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago

I actually can’t tell if that is his actual hair or if it is painted on.

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#43

Saw This On Youtube Rn Haha

Saw This On Youtube Rn Haha

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Sue Hazlewood
Community Member
3 months ago

The nose ring completes the look. Hahahahaha

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#44

He’s Hungry

He’s Hungry

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Sue Hazlewood
Community Member
3 months ago

What the?

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#45

Found This

Found This

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あんぱんまん
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

like billy ray cyrus in hannah montana, business in the front, party in the back! ps: he wants his mullet back

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#46

"You Seen That Episode With Doofus Rick?"

"You Seen That Episode With Doofus Rick?"

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

What was the idea?

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#47

So For A Good Week Now My Friend Has Been Asking Me To Cut Her Hair For Her... No Idea Where She Got The Idea That I Wouldn’t Screw This Up. I Finally Went To Do It And This Was The Result. Sad Things, I Really Did Try! I’m Not A Hairdresser! I Feel Awful Though... Hope We’re Still Friends

So For A Good Week Now My Friend Has Been Asking Me To Cut Her Hair For Her... No Idea Where She Got The Idea That I Wouldn’t Screw This Up. I Finally Went To Do It And This Was The Result. Sad Things, I Really Did Try! I’m Not A Hairdresser! I Feel Awful Though... Hope We’re Still Friends

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Brett
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3 months ago

Did you put an iron on your head?

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#48

Not A Comb-Over, A Comb-Forward? On A Pottery Show In The UK

Not A Comb-Over, A Comb-Forward? On A Pottery Show In The UK

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Brett
Community Member
3 months ago

If Gordon Ramsey went to ufc this would be him I feel like

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#49

Gimme That 'Thinning Hair In A Rainstorm' Look

Gimme That 'Thinning Hair In A Rainstorm' Look

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago

Should of stuck with the Iso look.

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#50

Omfg My Friend's Brother Just Got A Fidget Spinner Haircut

Omfg My Friend's Brother Just Got A Fidget Spinner Haircut

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Brett
Community Member
3 months ago

2017 in a nut shell: yeaahhhhh boiii *dabs* *flicks fidget spinner*

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