How to Make Pin Curls for Vintage Hairstyles

How to make vintage pin curls?

The Pin Curl

The most popular hairstyles in the past usually used a pin curl. A Pin Curl is the word use for any curl that is formed and held in place by a hairpin. The next several pages cover important considerations when choosing the pin curl wrappint method.

Its size and wrapping methods vary, but be careful not to pull the hair perpendicular out from the head! The curl will be much more manageable if it pulled parallel with the scalp while wrapping…

Pin curls samples
Pin curls samples

Step by step, how to make it? (8 steps)

  • 1 and 2. steps: First “ribbon” the hair between your thumb and the comb so the strands are straight and tense.
  • 3, 4 and 5. steps: Choose what size the curl will be and wrapit around something (like your finger) to get the round shape. Slip the hair off of the finger to roll it toward the scalp. With some practice, you will be able to form a pin curl by just connecting the end of the hair to the hair strads and forming the curl free-hand.
  • 6. step: Roll the pin curl towards the scalp. Keep the hair held snugly between your thumbs and index finger.
  • 7 and 8. steps: The finished pin curl sites against the scalp and a hairpin is inserted to hold it in place.
    How to make pin curls for vintage hairstyles
    How to make pin curls, step by step?

Pin curls are the most important thing for vintage hairstyles. If you have any question about it, please ask us…