Jennifer Garner Shares Iconic Throwback (& We Can't Get Over Her Childhood Haircut)

Jennifer Garner started out the weekend with some nostalgia, and we love getting the chance to see the 13 Going on 30 star during her actual childhood years.

The 49-year-old actress shared a super rare throwback, where she is seen posing on a gymnastics mat on a back deck. In the caption, Garner said, "A little namaste for your flashback Friday."

In the photo, a grinning Garner looks ready for her next yoga class, with her hands pressed to her chest and her knees slightly bent. However, while we're obsessed with this peek at the tiny Ghosts of Girlfriends Past star, we seriously can't get over her hair. Garner is rocking a pageboy cut, a style that was first popularized in the U.S. in the late '50s and '60s.

This isn't the first time Garner has given us a glimpse of her childhood 'do. Last November, Garner shared a throwback photo saying she was grateful for her current hairstylist, Adir Abergel, writing, "#SometimesThe8DollarHaircutWorked #SometimesItDidnt #WithVirtue, of course."

Fellow celebs were obsessed with the vintage hairstyle, like ballet dancer James B. Whiteside, who said, "I NEED THAT WIG!!!" Interior designer Brooke Giannetti related to the photo, saying, "I think we must have had the same hair stylist back then... namaste." Meanwhile, others saw echoes of their childhood hair inspirations, like one user who said, "You had the Dorothy Hamill too?" Another told Garner she looked like the literary character Ramona Quimby.

We're gonna need more childhood pics of Garner ASAP.

Want every Jennifer Garner news update sent right to your inbox? Subscribe here.

Joel Calfee

Associate Editor, News and Entertainment

Joel is the Associate Editor for News & Entertainment and has been reporting on all things pop culture for over 5 years. Before working at PureWow, he served as a Features...
read full bio