The glorious decades of retro fashion, i.e., 1940s to 1990s have always been famous for ushering in some serious style and fashion. When one makes mention of these decades, you automatically think of some cool hairstyles that made waves then, and are making a comeback now. From sleek curls to bouncy blowouts, these vintage hairstyles have a lot to offer, that can add glamour as well as elegance to your look.
If you want to give yourself a vintage style makeover, here is a list of retro hairstyles that you can try. These hairstyles will add that old glamour with a flavour of contemporary panache in your look.
The scarf-tied hairstyle
This classic hairstyle is perfect for women who are always on the go and want a hassle-free hairstyle, which is fun as well. This hairstyle is perfect for a day at the beach or a family picnic to show your cool side. All you need is a cool scarf to tie your hair while also adding some clips to complete the look. Here is a video tutorial to explain different ways in which you can tie the scarf:
The wave hairstyle
The waves which were made famous by yesteryear Hollywood actress, Veronica Lake, is now the most requested hairstyle by celebrities for red carpet events. It will give you a chic look while also providing added bounce to your hair. Use curling iron to curl your hair and fix them with the spray. You can leave them open or tie a messy pony to flaunt those waves.
Side ponytail hairstyle
You can try the side ponytail which comes along with a fluffy crown. This look has evolved considerably over time and it can be carried off without much difficulty. Make a ponytail on either side of your head and use a fancy rubber band to tie it. In addition to being stylish, it is easy to maintain and is hassle-free. You can also choose to give your hair a tousled look that would work perfectly on the beach.
Watch this video to learn how to make a retro side ponytail:
The pixie hairstyle
This hairstyle is making a comeback statement in a big way and is perfect for women who want to experiment with an edgier look. If you are looking for an adventurous makeover, then this is the look for you. The sharp cuts and long bangs that come along with the haircut will provide a nice symmetry to your face while also highlighting your cheekbones.
This video shows the various ways of styling the pixie cut:
The twice-bound ponytail
This practical look is timeless and also quite sexy for you to sport. You can make this hairstyle on your own very easily. You would just require a rubber band and a few bobby pins. Brush your hair and make a high ponytail by fastening it with an elastic band. Tie another elastic band a few inches below the first one to create the look.
Double bun hairstyle
This updo is both elegant and easy to maintain for the woman on the go. The teased crown adds a touch of fun to the hairstyle, keeping you looking youthful and fresh. You can sport this look to a wedding or even for a date with your significant other, making it a versatile makeover option. To keep things fresh and modern, you can loosen the hair and create a significant amount of volume near the crown area without going too overboard with the idea.
Watch this video to learn how to make a double bun:
As the saying goes, ‘old is gold’- these retro hairstyles are back from the time to create yet another era of style and fashion. Coupled with contemporary attire, these retro hairdos are an amazing way to look gorgeous on any special occasion. So, pick any of these hairstyles and get set to grab all the attention towards you.