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Hairstyles from the 1940s — Updos & Bangs

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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Retro Hairstyles – 1940s Retro Hairstyles

retro hairstyle 1940s updo The “updo” is one of the most popular 1940’s retro hairstyles.  To recreate a 1940’s updo, requires knowledge and a few basic skills.  Once you’ve mastered the technique, you can quickly create a 1940's retro updo in very little time.

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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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Vintage Hairstyles 1940s, 50s, and 60s – Marilyn Monroe & Beehive Hair

marilyn monroe vintage hairstyleVintage hairstyles are some of the sexiest hairstyles you can create.  Vintage hair from the 1940's, 50's, and 60's has inspired hairdressers, celebrities, and brides (for vintage wedding hairstyles).  Women of all ages can look sexier and feel more glamorous in beautiful retro hairstyles. 

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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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40's Hairstyles Like Betty Page & Ingrid Bergman

Many women want to know how to create an American 1940's hairstyle.  Want 1940's hairstyles like Betty Page and Ingrid Bergman?  You're in luck. 

In the video below, Amanda Hallay shows you how to use a modern-style "rat" to create 40's hair like Betty Page and Ingrid Bergman. 

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40's Hairstyles – Updos, Bangs & Pompadours 1940's Style

veronica lake 40s hair bangs40's hairstyles are sexy and super-stylish.  1940's updos, pompadours and bangs are some of the most coveted styles. 

Actress Veronica Lake was famous for a classic 1940s hairstyle: cascading waves tumbling from a deep side part.  This style was sometimes called the “peek-a-boo bang,” because the deep side part allowed hair to fall seductively over one eye, partly hiding one side of the face.  Women today still wear similar styles, because they are flattering to most faces.

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