1940s Wedding Hairstyles

Hairstyles from the 1940s — Updos & Bangs

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retro updo 1940s hairHairstyles from the 1940s include updos and peek-a-boo bangs.  Women everywhere have their own versions of the updo, another great style in 1940s hair.  If your hair is shoulder length or longer, the updo is easy.  It’s a great option for bad hair days, and all it requires is a paddle brush, a comb, a hair elastic, and bobby pins. 

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1940’s Hairstyles – 1940’s Pin Curls “How To” Tips

pin curls head 1940s hairHave you ever wondered if you could create sexy 1940’s hairstyles for yourself?  Do pompadours and side rolls appear too complicated?

With practice, you can create 1940’s hairstyles with simple tools like curlers and bobby pins.  I’m going to give you a few "how to" tips for pin curls.  Pin curls are one of the most popular elements of 1940’s hairstyles.

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1940’s Hairstyles – Pompadour Hairstyle and Victory Rolls

1940s hairstyle pompadourCreating a 1940s Pompadour Hairstyle

Sometimes associated with the 1950’s, the pompadour actually falls in the category of 1940’s hairstyles.  The pompadour hairstyle involves back combing, a technique that doesn’t take long too long to learn. 

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Retro Hairstyles – How to Do Retro Hairstyles

retro hairstyle 40s hairRetro hairstyles are hot right now—from 1940’s retro hairstyles like finger waves to modern versions of the 1960’s bouffant. These looks are pure glamour, and they are fun choices for everyday glamour, special occasions, weddings, and proms. You could even work a more extreme retro hairstyle, like Swiss Miss braids into a party costume.

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Retro Vintage Wedding Hairstyles

retro vintage wedding hair 40sLooking for retro vintage wedding hairstylesIf you’re planning a wedding, you want to be certain that your hair will be perfect for that special day, and retro vintage wedding hairstyles offer you a wealth of ideas.  Fortunately, bridal photos exist that cover decades of vintage hairstyles.  Looking at what worked for brides in the past can inspire you as you dream up your own perfect vintage wedding hairstyle.

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1940’s Vintage Wedding Hairstyles

vintage wedding hairstyles 1940s1940’s vintage wedding hairstyles are some of the most glamorous wedding hairstyles. 

Pin curls and updos have never really gone out of favor as wedding hairstyles. Each decade has made its own version, but most vintage wedding hairstyles owe something to the glamorous 40’s. Even classic long hair will often incorporate a bit of pompadour style to go with a bridal veil. Vintage wedding hairstyles often pick the best of several eras and combine them into a thoroughly modern look.

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