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‘Stranger Things’ Season 2: Crew Member Reveals How Hawkins Will Change Next Season

"This year it is very different — we start stepping more into the ‘80s, which is kind of amazing, visually," says hairstylist Sarah Hindsgaul.


Nancy (Natalia Dyer) and Steve (Joe Keery) in “Stranger Things”


Netflix’s sci-fi original series “Stranger Things,” about the mysterious happenings in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana in 1983, was one of the biggest hits of the year. Now, fans are clamoring for any information about the upcoming second season, but most of the cast and crew have remained silent. But in a recent interview with Refinery29, lead hairstylist Sarah Hindsgaul discussed in broad terms the visual changes in the second season as the show moves into 1984.

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“This year it is very different — we start stepping more into the ‘80s, which is kind of amazing, visually,” says Hindsgaul. “Last year was ’83 and this year is ’84, and they’re still in Hawkins, Indiana — but people are starting to realize there are perms and mullets, so we’re using a lot of wigs this year, because no one wants perms and mullets.”

“It’s been a fun step,” she continues. “All of the characters have developed. Nancy has kind of a big hair turn this year, too — they decided to do something drastic… That’s all I can tell you.”

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Hindsgaul also discussed Reddit rumors about the second season, how she styled Winona Ryder and Joe Keery’s hair as well as the act of shaving Millie Bobby Brown’s hair. Head to Refinery29 to see some of Hindsgaul’s pictures from the set.

“Stranger Things” will return for a second season sometime in 2017 only on Netflix.

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