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Elegant Retro Hairstyles for Women

Retro Hairstyles – Becoming Popular Again

Each decade a new collection of hairstyles become popular, and retro hairstyles eventually start popping up again. This is a style of hair from the past that has again become popular for both men and women alike. Some of the more interesting styles from past decades reflect what was occurring during that time period.

Styles from the 1920’s

A retro hairstyles from the “roaring twenties” finds the popular “page boy” style; short, straight, and curled under at the ears. This evolved into the almost shaved head because a “cloche” hat was very popular during the time. Long foreheads were not in fashion so either bangs or a hat was worn to cover it up. The boyish look was the favored style of the day.

1930’s Styles

By the time of the 1930’s, a retro hairstyles would reflect the trend that women tired of the boyish look and began to grow their hair to get a softer, more feminine look. Finger waves became the chic style of the day with hair parted down the center. Large brimmed hats came into style and started a whole new mystical and sexy look.

1940’s Styles

A retro hairstyles of the 1940s, with World War II raging in the early part of the decade, would find women preferring a more elegant hairstyle. Lots of curls and wave, and up-dos were very popular for proms, weddings, and most evening occasions.

Styles of the 1950’s

The retro hairstyles of the 1950’s found housewives wearing their hair shorter in a smooth page boy look, or a layered cut with a lot of tight curls while teenage girls preferred long straight hair and ponytails. Every mother wanted a “Shirley Temple” curly look for their daughters, and permanents became very popular to get that straight hair looking cute with the waves and curls.

1960’s hairstyles

During the 1960’s the retro hairstyles would find big teased and bouffant hair became the tend of the early part of the decade. Big hair was in! Beehives, side swept bangs, and flips were all the rage. The hairstyles of the hippies were long tresses with lots of flowers and beads braided and tied into the hair.

And here are some pictures of celebrity Retro Hairstyles, hope you love it.

Kate Nash Retro Hairstyle

Kate Nash Retro Hairstyle

 Retro Hairstyle

Retro Hairstyle from Dita Von Teese

Rachel Weisz Retro Hairstyle

Rachel Weisz Retro Hairstyle

Retro Hairstyle

Retro Hairstyle from Elizabeth Olsen

Retro Hairstyle for long hair

Retro Hairstyle for long hair

Celebrity Retro Hairstyle

Celebrity Retro Hairstyle

Retro Hair Style

Retro Hair Style

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