Top 5 Retro Hairstyles
- Category: Fashion
- Created on Sunday, 16 December 2012 17:36
- Written by Emily Lawrence
Retro hairstyles are back again. A lot of designers were inspired from the iconic hairstyles from the past decade for their fall/winter collections, so why don’t you try out this trend? Retro hairstyles inspired from 1920s, 1940s or 1960s such as finger waves or victory rolls are timeless and they are a great way to give a chic touch of your modern outfit. Some retro hairstyles are very glamorous and feminine, therefore they made a huge comeback in today’s hair trends, but also on the fashion runways and red carpets. You don’t have to be a stylish guru to re-create these vintage hairstyles, you just need some time and practice. Here is our list of Top 5 retro hairstyles that you have to try out this season!
Finger waves were very popular in the 1920s and 1930s, during the flapper period. This feminine and retro hairstyle involves pinching wet hair between your fingertips and combing in alternating directions to make a beautiful wave shape.
Pixie haircuts were popular in 1960s thanks to Mia Farrow and Audrey Hepburn, but today are also worn by many celebrities of all ages. The key for this classic but sexy look is to play up its versatility and use your creativity and a lot of quality hair products. Pixie cuts are very easy to style and can be worn casually or dressed up for special occasions.
This iconic, vintage hairstyle from 1960s is very elegant and suits all face shapes. All you need is a lot of hairspray, bobby pins and a comb. This beehive hairstyle was the signature of late singer Amy Winehouse, who was often seen with this hairdo.
This beautiful hairstyle was popular in 1940s and was named after the victorious rolls that planes performed after WWII. This gorgeous, retro hairstyle is versatile and can be styled on long and short hair. There are many different ways how to wear the victory rolls – for example on either side of a centre part or you can wear them on one side for more dramatic look.
The bouffant hairstyle was very popularized in the 1950s and 1960s. The bouffant was created for Marie Antoinette who had very thin hair and wanted to created the illusion of big, voluminous, thicker hair. But this retro hairstyle requires a lot of hairspray and a lot of time backcombing hair.