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Iconic 1920s Hair Styles Are Making A Glamorous Comeback

Iconic 1920s Hair Styles Are Making A Glamorous Comeback

1920s hair is making a glamorous comeback which means one thing: it’s time to grab your curling irons and stash plenty of hair gels to recreate the most beautiful vintage styles ever! From faux bob to finger waves and everything in between, here are the most iconic 1920s hairstyles to embrace vintage vibes!

1. Chestnut Brown Soft Glam Waves

Chestnut brown is one of the most natural-looking shades that gives dimension to soft glam waves. To create soft glam waves, wrap sections of your hair around the curling iron in the same direction. When done, brush your hair with a soft bristle brush. You can apply some oil for a shiny effect (optional) and, of course, add plenty of hairspray to keep your waves in place.

2. Faux Bob 1920s Hair

1920s faux bob is a beautiful updo created in a way that resembles two styles: in front, you have a (faux) bob haircut and a stylish updo at the back. Spice up your faux bob with decorative hair clips to fully embrace vintage vibes.

3. Voluminous Blonde Glam Waves

When it comes to vintage hair colors, all blonde shades are popular choices and if you want to achieve a more dimensional look, I suggest combining darker and lighter blonde tones. One thing is for sure: voluminous blonde glam waves will leave everyone speechless without much effort.

4. Copper Bob With Blunt Bangs

If you’re looking for a short retro style with edgy vibes, a copper bob with blunt bangs is a great option. This bold cut is an excellent choice for those with thinning hair because it creates the illusion of a thicker mane.

5. Finger Waves 1920s Hairstyle

1920s finger waves are probably the most iconic vintage style ever. To recreate this style, you’ll need the following tools: mousse, hair gel, a fine-tooth comb, a rat-tail comb for sectioning, and a hair dryer. Instructions: Layer your products on damp hair and then part your hair in the desired direction. Continue creating C shapes using a comb. Once finished, you can air dry your hair or use a hair dryer.

6. Vintage Updo With Swirls And Pearls

In my opinion, the most legit vintage updos are the ones with finger waves, swirls, and pearls! You can combine all these elements or you can add some of them to your beautiful retro updo.

7. Pinup Scarf Updo Hairstyle

Remember those vintage commercials where there is usually a woman with a pinup scarf updo? Well, now is the perfect time to recreate this amazing style! If you have thin hair, a voluminous updo like this is a godsend for your hair.

8. Messy Vintage Glam Waves

Messy vintage glam waves are an effortless version of popular sleek glam waves and they look amazing on all hair textures. Pro tip: Choose deep side parting to give your hair mega volume!

9. Swirls And Finger Waves Updo

Swirls are flirty, while finger waves are elegant and sophisticated. Now, when you combine finger waves with swirls, you get a unique vintage hairstyle perfect for special occasions. With a matching outfit and makeup, this amazing style is bound to earn you lots of compliments!

10. 1920s Inspired Short Bob With Choppy Bangs

1920s short bobs are anything but dull. To bring out the best in your short bob, pair it with choppy bangs for an edgy, undone look. As you can see, there’s plenty of space for experimenting with different vintage styles.

11. Milkmaid Braid 1920s Hairstyle For Long Hair

A milkmaid braid is a popular 1920s style that oozes practicality and fashion. The Milkmaid braid hairstyle is a great option for those looking for an all-occasion protective and stylish updo. Note: this hairstyle is not suitable for ultra-short hair.

12. Medium Glam Waves

There’s something mega glamorous about black glam waves. This iconic style has everything you would want from a retro look: glamour, shine, and elegance. This hairstyle looks equally breathtaking when paired with a dress and massive earrings or a more casual outfit.

13. Glam Waves With A Voluminous Swirl On Top

If you want a more personalized version of classic glam waves, opt for glam waves with a voluminous swirl on top. This hairstyle is reminiscent of a pinup updo in front, and you can easily transform it into a glamorous low bun and add a scarf on top (optional).

14. Ultra Sleek Finger Waves 1920s Hairstyle

Ultra-sleek finger waves accentuate your facial features and give you an edgy look. To those with pixie cuts: this is your time to shine with finger wave hairstyles!

15. 1920s Sleek Updo Style With Pearls

I think words cannot accurately describe the beauty of this hairstyle. A sleek mega bun with pearls is one of those vintage styles that will always be on trend, so what are you waiting for?

16. Bouncy Blonde Curls With A Scarf

Hello, vintage lady! To embrace the 1920 vibes, opt for bouncy blonde curls with a scarf. If you need a root touch-up, a scarf is a great way to hide your grown-out roots if you don’t have time to head to the salon before the special event.

17. Sleek Finger Waves

Become the goddess of finger waves with this ultra-sleek and modern finger wave hairstyle! Pair this hairdo with massive earrings and subtle makeup for a modern-vintage 1920s look.