About Vintage Hairstyles

Hollywood has long been perhaps the prime influence on perceptions of beauty and style in America, especially when it comes to hair. Veronica Lake’s peek-a-boo bang and Jean Harlow’s bleached locks started powerful trends. Marlene Dietrich’s high eyebrows and Theda Bara’s “wamp” makeup, although eccentric, influence the way young women pictured beauty. In the introduction you can find places to reference the many different styles these ladies wore.

In this blog, you will find finished hairstyles inspired by many trends of the past. The first hairstyles use modern tools. As you work your way back, you will find more complicated styles using techniques of their day. Keep in mind that some curling methods can be replaced with others to suit your needs.

Hairstyles can also be combined or modified to suit your own hair thickness and length. Look through ALL the styles and techniques and see if something may apply to your hair and desired outcome. And above all, experiment and practice. The more you do, the more you will understand the methods, and the happier you will be with the results…

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