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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 – 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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1940s Vintage Hairstyles – How to Create Vintage Hairstyles

1940s vintage hairstyle updoVintage hairstyles are extremely popular, with Hollywood stars showing up on red carpets with classic updos and finger waves. 

Combined with today’s fashions, vintage hairstyles create a fresh look with elements of the classic and modern.  Do you want to learn how to create vintage hairstyles?  Well, you're in good company.  We're going to look at some of the most popular 1940's vintage hairstyles…

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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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