31 Vintage Hairstyles That Are

Full on Glam


1940s Modern Twist retro


My favorite part of vintage style looks like this is the operation. Looks like this allows me to stick to the hair styling basics. Roller sets pin curls smoothing brushes and backcombing are no longer used on a daily basis, but I think they’re the funniest. Keep in mind that it takes some time for styles like this to curl hairspray environment and plenty of backcombing. I love the size and keep Puff Me by Build Me. Don’t think about big hair. This look is all about the big and voluminous rolls of victory! This vibrant retro look can be worn by anyone with shoulder-length hair or longer. I would call this look old Hollywood glam


How are you going to explain this look and what is your favorite? When accented with the silver antlers, this look is elegant and antique with a modern holiday twist. I used Sexy Hair Play Dirty Spray Wax to manage ends and Big Sexy Hairspray and Play Hairspray to finish before heat styling Good Sexy Soy Paste. The cool thing about this style is that it complements everyone looking for a timeless look for any kind of formal event with medium to long hair.

Classic Vintage Structured Wave


A with Professional Hairstylist How would you characterize this look and what’s your favorite? This is a classic formed retro wave with blonde balayage on short to medium hair, producing texture and keeping in the skin. I love the lines and textures that you see on lighter hair in this look as it sticks out more than on darker hair, which by the way always looks amazing. I love this look as well as taking us back to the past and showing us how far our hairdressing world has gone. Styles shift, but they always seem to be making a circle and coming back. To achieve this look, I suggest that my customers wash their hair with two shampoos the night before and no conditioner, so it has some grit. I recommend drying it without any products as well. Until curling with a small tong, I like to spray each small section of hair with a sea salt spray to create texture and keep it in the skin. Forfinal touches I like using a wax spray combination with light hairspray to build hold without looking too steep. This style is great from a birthday to a wedding and all in between for any purpose. It looks amazing on every hair type and length Even extentions of thin hair texture are easily applied to build volume and length if desired or needed.


A with Student of Cosmetology How would you characterize this look and what is your favorite? This look is a modern approach to classic rolls of victory. I opted for smooth Hollywood waves in terms of texture. This is a unique style with retro vibes that is eye-catching.


How are you going to explain this look and what is your favorite? This hairstyle I’d describe as Betty Grable hair from the 1940s. When you wear it, I love how this hairstyle attracts the eyes of people. I recommend Lottabody to set the lotion to dilute your curls in a spray bottle with water. Bobby pins and 3/4-inch curlers or curling iron will also be required. I like having some gloss with dry shampoo. After I undo the pincurls, I spray them in the root area. R+Co Death Valley is my favorite dry shampoo! Suavecita pomade is perfect when you brush the hair on the sides and back to smooth any flyaways. I use Kenra Volume Hairspray when I finish pinning the hair and curls on the spot where I want them. I think customers with round shaped faces look great with this style. For this style, hair that is shoulder-length or perhaps even an inch or two past the shoulders. Curly or straight hair works and on medium to finer hair, I find it easy to do this style.

Fingerwave Updo

This is one of the classic styles not going out of style. With the times, it always finds a way to change!

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com Start with the front top section of dry hair and protect it with a clip. That’s your sound! Collect the rest of your hair and bring back the head to the center. Using a comb or brush, smooth hair and secure it with an elastic band into a ponytail. Wrapyourponytail making a bun around the base of the elastic band. Safe with pins from the bobby. Smooth the front section. Begin to the top of the section with a deep waving iron and continue down through the hair length. Arrange waves and use hair pins to lock them and keep hairspray securely. Use your favorite hairspray to finish. My favorite hairspray is the Super Shape Hairspray from Pravana. It’s a spray capable of building, meaning the stronger you spray the keep! However, you don’t have to worry about buildup as it’s water-soluble and washes out right away. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: Any face shape that’s relaxed with your hair up can wear this classic style while hair that’s long enough to put up in a bun is a must.

Hippie Chick SleekCreate from your part a small to medium section of hair. Complete this page. The model wears a variation of the three-strand basic braid, but it will do any kind of braid. D a comfortable headband and ready to go! A smoothing cream helps maintain your style throughout the day. My favorite is the template action of Pravana. It is light enough for finer hair strands, but it is capable of controlling even the thickest skin. Any face shape may wear this look even though some people will feel better with a slightly off center part rather than a clear center part. Hair that is naturally straight (or well straightened) and is perfect for this type of medium to fine texture works.

Victory Rolls Revisited

This iconic look of the 40s will boost your confidence! How to use a 1-inch curling iron or wand to begin with dry hair to produce curls all over your face. The parts ‘ length will decide the strength of the curls. Smaller parts create more volume while larger sections push you toward a pattern of waves. Part of the hair in the center or off the center. Build parts toward the crown from the front of the head. Brush up and smooth skin. At the ends pinch and start rolling the hair up to the scalp. This may take some attempts, so don’t be discouraged! Use bobby pins once it looks fabulous to lock in place. Make an X pattern to lock themin with your pins. Finish your hairspray and you’re good to go! In Pravana’s Super Shape hairspray, keeping the curls and winning rolls is a must. The more you submit, it gives more keep. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: this look is best worn by diamond heart and round eyes. Medium to thick hair should make this style easier to recreate.

Big Hair 1980s The 80s gave us a lot of things — big hair is my favorite hair! In a lighter, more feminine version, bring back the big curly hair.

> Currie Hair Skin Nails How to apply a voluminous mousse before blowing the hair. Combine to ensure coverage of each strand. Start drying hair blowing and holding your head upside down. This will help give the great volume you’re going to need for it look.Create from your part a small to medium section of hair. Complete this page. The model wears a variation of the three-strand basic braid, but it will do any kind of braid. D a comfortable headband and ready to go! A smoothing cream helps maintain your style throughout the day. My favorite is the template action of Pravana. It is light enough for finer hair strands, but it is capable of controlling even the thickest skin. Any face shape may wear this look even though some people will feel better with a slightly off center part rather than a clear center part. Hair that is naturally straight (or well straightened) and is perfect for this type of medium to fine texture works.

Victory Rolls Revisited

This iconic look of the 40s will boost your confidence! How to use a 1-inch curling iron or wand to begin with dry hair to produce curls all over your face. The parts ‘ length will decide the strength of the curls. Smaller parts create more volume while larger sections push you toward a pattern of waves. Part of the hair in the center or off the center. Build parts toward the crown from the front of the head. Brush up and smooth skin. At the ends pinch and start rolling the hair up to the scalp. This may take some attempts, so don’t be discouraged! Use bobby pins once it looks fabulous to lock in place. Make an X pattern to lock themin with your pins. Finish your hairspray and you’re good to go! In Pravana’s Super Shape hairspray, keeping the curls and winning rolls is a must. The more you submit, it gives more keep. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: this look is best worn by diamond heart and round eyes. Medium to thick hair should make this style easier to recreate.

Big Hair 1980s The 80s gave us a lot of things — big hair is my favorite hair! In a lighter, more feminine version, bring back the big curly hair.

> Currie Hair Skin Nails How to apply a voluminous mousse before blowing the hair. Combine to ensure coverage of each strand. Start drying hair blowing and holding your head upside down. This will help give the great volume you’re going to need for it look.While any face shape can wear these big curls, medium to thick hair provides the best basis for this style.

Rosie the Riveter Revamped

The Rosie style is loved by just about every girl. At the same time, it is strong and feminine. How To That’s a great second-day hair style! A ponytail holder and some red lipstick will be required for a bandana. Right back into a ponytail, smooth hair and secure with a hair tie. Pull the hair in the front slightly right to give the top a slight lift. Attach a folded bandana to the top of your head (from below). To try a dry shampoo for second-day hair that may feel a little too lived. There are a lot of brands out there but my preference for volume is the Fresh Hair from Pravana Fresh. Kevin Murphy is perfect for a smoother look. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: Any face shape can wear this chic ponytail recreation while hair that’s long enough to fit in a ponytail is a must.

Plenty of curls and a leather jacket carry you back to the end of the classic Grease scene.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com How to apply volumizing mousse before blowing drying skin. Use a small round brush to blow dry hair. Make sure to curl away from your face as you hit the front parts. Keep hair out of your head while curling the bang or fringe area and push the iron down to the section’s bottom. Let all the curls cool down completely before you pick them up with a wide tooth comb. However, don’t overcomb them! Lift the front part and spray it while it dries with hairspray keeping it in place. Just like the seventies, it’s a must a fabulous hairspray. I love the Super Shape of Pravana. Give this product’s hair a good spray to hold it all night. The best part is water-soluble thatit so it’s washing out right away!How is the haircut to be the first move in this look. Tell your stylist with a short crop on the sides for lots of texture through the edges. A volumizing mousse is added throughout the top while the hair is moist while styling. Use your hands to raise hair during drying blows. Be sure to go back slightly to the front page. Use a texturizer to detach and keep extra until hair is dry. There are many different types of material texture out there. Pravana’s Lived In Powder Potion is my favorite for this sort of fashion. It is a powder that turns into a liquid, making this super easy to apply and offering amazing texture and density! Best Face Shape and Hair Type: Confident oval or diamond-shaped faces look fabulous in this style, while straight or wavy, medium-density hair makes styling simpler.

This Austin Powers-inspired look returns to play with long straight hair combined with retro textured bangs.

> Braun Der Friseur How To begin with a wet skin, apply a straightening cream and comb through to ensure that it is distributed evenly. Switch your flat iron to the lowest heat setting for your hair type when your hair is completely dry. Put the flat iron in small sections through your body. Giving the ends and fringe a slight bend. Now look baby rock thisshagadelic! It’s so important to pick a smoothing cream that won’t weigh down your hair or give you a greasy look! Seek the actions of Pravana’s template. It smells incredible and, most importantly, it smoothes your hair to give it shine and control. In this mod look, the shapes of the oval and diamond face look smashing. Naturally straight, medium-density hair makes styling easy.

Gibson Girl

Popular update in the 1890s. For the female of today, a frothy surface produces an angelic feel.Sweep the hair loosely to the top of the head and lock it in place. For sturdy titanium plates, the Salon Tech Flat Iron is perfect to use. Use lower temperatures for fine-tuned hair and higher times for coarse-resistant hair for best results. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: So flexible this model! It works with all the shapes of the face and is particularly nice to enhance finer textures. The Vintage Pixie

This short crop has brought games and adventurous trend setters back to Hollywood.

Left: Mia Farrow Right: Roberto Ligresti Photo Hair Making Start with a big cut from your professional salon. This slice is used when slicing to produce a soft feminine look with either texturizing scissors or razor. To damp hair, add a small amount of a thickening cream and spread well. Combine the hair and allow it to dry naturally. To loosen the form, use your hands. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: This style works best on medium to fine density oval face shapes.

Vintage Hollywood Waves


Left: Veronica Lake Right: Roberto Ligresti Hair Makeup How to Create a body in the hair by blowing a mousse into the hair. Curl one-inch pieces around a curling iron with one-inch ceramic and clip each curl.Vintage Blonde Bombshell

With the simple aid of a few pins, this classic look can be accomplished on longer hair.

Right: Marilyn Monroe Left: Brad Lovell’s hair-making on Miss Virginia Usa Catherine Muldoon Curl hair using ceramic curling iron of one inch. Curl horizontal parts of one inch clip each curl, allowing it to cool. Smoothly brush the hair with a soft bristle brush that helps the hair to develop naturally in waves. Twist and pin with bobby pins to make a fake bob for longer hair. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: So flexible this model! It works with each hair density and shape of the head.

Blunt Bob


Left: Louise Brooks Right: James Weber’s Hair Makeup How to add a few drops of smoothing serum to your hands and spread them across lengths and ends. Start at the bottom and work your way in small sections to the top blow dry hair. Dark spray mist hair like Aquage Beyond Shine. Looking for a seamless iron perfect? Excellent smoothing results were given by the Salon Tech 1-inch Titanium 450 Styling Iron. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: Long faces are given great balance by the strong fringe in this fashion.Distribute through hair and blow dry an egg-sized amount of a volumizing foam like Aveda Phomollient. Curl the hair on a ceramic iron 1 1/4-inch. Protect with clips the curls and allow cooling of the hair. Use a smoothing brush to brush hair. Twist and pin will end up creating the length desired. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: So flexible this model! This works with each face shape and hair thickness, making fine hair look fuller in a great style.

Vintage Marilyn Monroe


Left: Marilyn Monroe Right: Julia Kuzmenko Photo Makeup for Pravana Using a lavender-like pastel color would offer a modern twist to the classic style. How to pre-light your hair color to pale yellow professionally. State of the shampoo and rinse. Use a 1-inch ceramic curling iron to curl small sections. Clip every curl and let it cool. Smoothing the top in a roll with a soft back brush skin. Best left to your professional stylist are colors like this! The newPravana Pastels are user-friendly and durable. Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Tiffany’s Breakfast

Who wouldn’t love a timeless upstyle of this modern twist?

Safe lock. Calista Tools create a body that is the perfect basis for any updo. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: This style is great for thinner hair and long faces are balanced by the low sweeping fringe. Fast Quiff

It will take ten years off to be quicker (and much less expensive) than a facelift.

Left: Rogers Ginger Right: Roberto Ligresti Hair Making Beginning with dry hair, use a tapered curling wall and wrap one-inch pieces around the wall. To build height, tease your hair gently on top. Smooth back and pin to secure the top and side sections. Back ends of the brush for extra grip. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: So flexible this model! It works with all the shape and hair density of the face and is super easy for those with wavy hair.

Asymmetric Bob


Left: Peggy Moffit Right: Sherri Jessee Hair Makeup Photo by James Weber How to go to your asymmetric haircut professional stylist. Apply a small amount of a Moroccan Oil Cream smoothing serum.Milkmaid Braid

Quick and oh so feminine, this style.

Left: Angela Green Right: Roberto Ligresti Picture Hair Making Starting from front to back with clean, damp hair part. Starting low and tight on one side in the nape, a traditional three-strand braid with a small elastic is plated and strong. Repeat on the other hand. Drape the braids on the opposite sides across the head pin and use flowers to accessorize. Best Face Shape and Hair Type: This style works best with no layers on longer hair and looks great on all types of the face. Style fades but fashion is eternal, says Yves Saint Laurent. Each of these vintage-inspired looks is time-tested and ultra feminine. You will feel as glamorous and comfortable as the star who made each look so famous when you wear these retro hairstyles. Latest-Hair Colors All Trends Formal