The MTV Video Music Awards serve two functions: they tell teenagers what was and will be cool, and they make anyone over the age of 25 feel very, very old. The number of teen idols you recognize is inversely proportional to your cultural relevance. But the VMAs are a spectacle. The performances are flashy and scandalous, and the fashion is youthful and fun. We scoped the red carpet for the latest trends, and we’re here to catch you up on finest. If it’s time for a fresh cut then read this and head down to the barbershop or the local salon. Here are The Best Hairstyles at the 2014 MTV VMAs.