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Animal Crossing: New Horizons hair guide

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An Animal Crossing character blushes in front of her home Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon

Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Switch has plenty of hair options for those who want to express themselves. With eight styles available in the beginning, and 16 more unlocking later on in the game, there’s a lot to choose from.

Unlike the past Animal Crossing titles, you don’t have to complete a personality test to determine your starting face and hair. You get to pick it yourself at the beginning, and you can make changes with a mirror in your home later. No need to go to a barber shop or anything like that.

When you first use the mirror to change your appearance, six more hairstyles will be made available. Other additional hairstyles unlock for 2,400 Nook Miles each, and eight additional hair colors cost 3,000 Nook Miles each.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons default hairstyles

An Animal Crossing character showing off a variety of eight different hairstyles, including pigtails Image: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo

Animal Crossing: New Horizons default hair colors

An Animal Crossing showcases eight natural hair colors, ranging from black to white Image: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo

Animal Crossing: New Horizons hairstyles unlocked with a mirror

Six hairstyles on an Animal Crossing villager, including a messy short cut and long wavy hair Image: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Top 8 Pop Hairstyles

An Animal Crossing character showing off eight hairstyles, ranging from a messy bun to dreadlocks Image: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Top 8 Cool Hairstyles

An Animal Crossing character with eight different hairstyles, including a tight bun and styled bangs Image: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Top 8 Stylish Hair Colors

An Animal Crossing characters showcases eight dyed hair colors, including blue, green, and pink Image: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo

Animal Crossing: New Horizons bedhead

An Animal Crossing character sleepily emerges from her house with bed head Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon

After not playing for about a week, your character will emerge from their house with some serious bedhead. They’ll fix it back to normal quickly, but the option to change back to this cowlick-filled style will be an option at your mirror afterward.