Hairstyles 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.
How to Rockabilly
Want to create rockabilly hairstyles? You're in good company. The word “rockabilly” used to refer to early rock and roll country music of the 1940s and 50s. Today, rockabilly is an entire subculture that embraces vintage style, right down to creating hot rockabilly hairstyles.
Want to learn how to create rockabilly hairstyles?
True rockabilly hairstyles require hair to be cut into layers that are about 4 inches long all around, except for in front of the ear. It should be about 3 inches long there. Hair in the back can remain long—up to 10 inches long. If you don’t want to commit to the haircut, mid-length hair can be coaxed into a rockabilly hairstyle with some extra patience.