1940's Hairstyles Ideas
The 1940's was known for the beautiful hairstyles that celebrities, such as Katharine Hepburn, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis and Judy Garland, wore. One of the best things about 1940's hair styles is that they can still be worn elegantly today.
Before you try to create a forties hair style on your own, there are a number of tips that you should know about.
In order to create the perfect 1940's hair style, the best thing that you can do is look for pictures online. Type the names of your favorite celebrities from the 40's and try to recreate their hairstyles.
Tips for Creating a 1940s Hair Style
Choose Side Parts
In the 1940s, you never saw a woman part her hair in the middle. This type of part, which is very common nowadays, is very ordinary. In order to achieve the ultimate 1940s hair style, you will want to consider parting your hair to the left or to the right. Keep in mind that even no part is better than a middle part, if you really want this vintage hairstyle.
Opt for Curls
No matter what hair style you are trying to create, it is likely that you will need to include curls. These were a major elements of forties hairstyles. It was not as common for hair to be worn straight and when it appeared to be, it was typically just frizzy or wavy. The best way to achieve the type of curls that were worn during the 40's is to use rollers. Bobby pins and barrettes were commonly used hair accessories with curls.
Although it may take a little bit of practice, you will probably become a master of these hairstyles after a good amount of experimentation.
Step by Step Video on How to Create pin up curls
There are more trendy hairstyles than I can include in this page - see the pictures on this page. Some popular styles include: short retro, waves style, veronica look like fingerwaves, pin curls, chignon, victory rolls and more. Check out old hollywood actresses like Rita Hayworth, Betty Grable ect for inspirations.
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