The most popular request: “Please do a high coiffure—a puffy one.”
I have a surprise for everyone: I was the same person (with the puffy face), as I am now.
From the runways at Marc Jacobs to the streets of Los Angeles, big, puffy hair is back.
1610s, of wind, "gusty," from puff + -y (2). Of other things, "swollen," from 1660s. Earliest attested use is figurative, "bombastic" (1590s). Related: Puffily; puffiness.