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1940s-hair
Fashion, Hair, Vintage

Iconic hair: 1940’s Ladies

I scroll through Instagram in absolute awe at some of the hairstyles I see. The talent (and patience!) is so impressive it’s unreal. I daydream about having a beautiful, glossy set that doesn’t lose shape whilst looking completely effortless. Then I remember I’ve got about three strands of hair that frizz up at the mention of rain. Good thing I live in England then… Anyway, enough moaning! Here’s some iconic ladies styles of the 1940’s!

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Fringes & Bangs
Hair, Vintage

Fringes & Bangs

The mid-century was home to victory rolls, sweeping curls and hair they generally moved away from the face. While these are styles I absolutely love, I don’t really have the hairline for them! I’ve got very fine hair and a weak hairline that is basically baby-hair HQ… As an alternative, I opted for a short Audrey-esque side fringe that hides the bits I’m conscious about.

If you’re looking for a vintage inspired fringe or retro looking bangs, I’ve put together a list of a few of my favourites to get you inspired! Continue Reading