40's Hairstyles – Updos, Bangs & Pompadours 1940's Style
The classic updo also became popular in the 1940s. Less labor intensive than victory rolls, the updo never goes out of style. Once you master the updo or pompadour, it’s a great trick when you have to go to work and your hair just isn’t cooperating. Finger waves and pin curls, seen on legends like Judy Garland and Joan Crawford were also representative of 1940s hairstyles, where glamour reigned and hair was anything but “wash-and-go.”
40's Hairstyles Sported by Celebrities Gwen Stefani & Dita Von Teese
The elegance of 1940s hairstyles is not lost on the stars of today. Burlesque artist/model and actress Dita Von Teese often chooses glamorous 40s finger waves to go with those ultra-feminine, cinched waist gowns she favors.
Musician Gwen Stefani has been seen in a number of 1940s hairstyles such as the reverse roll. She has also rocked the finger waves and
There’s no doubt about it. The “Greatest Generation” of men and women, who worked so hard on the home front, gave today's generation much to imitate, right down to the glamorous 1940s hairstyles.