Vintage hairstyles are a great choice for women who want to be taken back in time. They rocked back in the 1900s and are still embraced in the moder-day world. These hairstyles provided the most in retro fashions, creating a perfect combination of classy and fabulous. There are many options to explore in the world of vintage hairstyles. Below are 45 examples you might want to experiment with.
# 1 Retro Victory Rolls
This style sports textured hair that is given a nice center part. The sides are wrapped around a curling wand right from the roots. This gives them a lift to the top creating two spiral tunnels. The locks at the back are wrapped around the curling wand at the ends creating wonderful curls at the base.
Here, the locks are textured and conditioned to give them a silky, smooth look. The locks are separated into different sections that wrapped around a heated curling iron. The result is wonderful spiral waves that are secured at the back with bobby pins. The locks are given ash blonde tone that sport silvery sparkles at the end.
# 3 Pre-wedding Finger Waves
This style sports the elegance of finger waves that create the illusion of wavy side bangs. The waves are secured using metallic waves claps. This side wave is given a darker and shinier shade that creates a beautiful contrast with the rest of the locks that are pulled back into a knot. It makes a great idea for a pre-wedding hairstyle.
# 4 Glamorous Crowned Wavy Blonde
The series of finger waves create a style that is absolutely breathtaking. The waves blend well in the blonde tone providing a fluffy, flawless finish. The whole look is crowned with a sparkling hair accessory that wraps around the head.
# 5 Classic Sectioned Hair
The locks are bundled into 3 different sections - front, top and back. The front strands are curled to give them a nice sweep to the side. The sides are pulled up to merge with the top creating a voluptuous crown. A part is given at just below the crown forming another bundle at the nape of the neck. This is pulled up and secured into a bun that merges it with the voluptuous crown. A long wisp is left at the side to add more flatter to this style.
# 6 Pretty Bangs with Headscarf
This dark shiny hair sports flattery front bangs that are cropped to terminate just above the eyebrows. The rest of the locks are curled at the ends and pulled back into a high bun. Wisps are left to hang from the temple to add a dramatic touch to this style. A silky scarf wraps around the locks at the mid section.
# 7 Single Flowered Victory Roll
This was one of the popular styles back in the 50s. It sports platinum blonde hair colored in delicate pink. One side is wrapped around a curling wand to create a victory roll. The rest of the locks are pulled back and secured into a bun. The hair is crowned in a beautiful, flowered red headscarf.
# 8 Beehives with Bandana
This style sports a shorter top that is curled about an inch from the roots allowing it to curve to one side. The longer locks are pulled back and merge into a voluptuous beehive bun. The bun is secured with a bandana. The blonde locks blend with a pink tone that adds a more vibrant touch.
# 9 Faux Ponytail with Victory Roll
This blonde hair is dyed pink with only the top part sporting a blonde streak. The locks are then wrapped around hot iron to create long waves at the base. The locks are given a side part and the top section styled into a victory roll. The rest of the locks are pulled back and secured with a headscarf at the crown. They extend into a luscious, faux ponytail to create the ultimate attention grabber.
# 10 Pinup Pink Curls with Purple Bow Tie
This style is given a nice part just above the nape of the neck. The locks above are super curled into spiral waves. Front is given a slight lift to add more swag to the style. The locks below the nape are left sleek and pinned up to the curly top. The hair is secured at the top with a purple bow tie.
# 11 Quick Top Bun with Bow Tie
The pink locks sport a blonde streak at the front. The two sides are pulled back and secured with bobby pins at the back. The top pulls back creating a voluptuous crown that sports a vertical drop to the pinned up sides. An extra-large brown bow tie is pinned at the top for added beauty.
# 12 Rocking Victory Rolls
The locks are styled into lots of victory rolls that create nice lifts at the sides. The result is a pretty cool finish that rocks in the world of vintage hairstyles.
# 13 Beautiful Gibson Roll
Here is a creative updo that rocked in the 40s. It sports rolled up sides and back that are pinned to the sleek top to create one beautiful Gibson roll. The locks are given an ash blonde hue and the roll pinned up with flowers to provide a more refreshed look.
# 14 Side Finger Waves
This bob cut is given the elegance of wonderful finger waves styled on the sides. The waves are styled a few inches down the length of the hair creating a perfect frame to the face. The locks sport a dark ashy shade that has blonde streaks at the base.
# 15 Gorgeous Bumper Bangs
This style traces its origin back to the 1950s. The top locks are rolled and pinned up into elegant bumper bangs. The rest of the locks are curled at the base and swept back to bring the bumper bangs into full display. A red bow tie is pinned to the bangs to spice up the whole look.
# 16 Crowned Curly Brunette
This style sports dark brown hair that is textured and curled at the bottom to add more volume to the base. The hair is crowned with a sparkling jewelry that adds some light into the dark shade.
# 17 Flowered Curls Combo
Here, the top of this black hair is rolled into spiral curls. The curled locks cause a small roll up above the forehead creating the illusion of bumper bangs. The rest of the hair is given a blow dry and fine curls that adds to its volume and fluffiness. A flower is pinned to the top to provide a sweet cute look.
# 18 Slicked Back with Curly Base
This hair sports a brown hue with some blonde babylights at the tips. Curling iron is used to introduce soft curls at the base. The hair is slicked back and the curly base styled into a low bun. The hair is crowned with a red headscarf to provide a vibrant touch.
# 19 Pinned Up Finger Waves
This ginger hair is given an upgrade by styling it into elegant finger waves a few inches from the roots. The result is a world of intricate finger waves secured together with bobby pins. The front is sectioned and swept to the side to create one sweet side bang.
#20 Blonde Victory Rolls
This blonde beauty basks in the elegance of victory rolls styled at the top and the sides. The rest of the locks are perfectly contoured into spiral curls that give the hair a much lighter finish. The victory roll at the front is given a lift at the roots to add more height to this style.
# 21 Voluptuous Curly Updo
This dark brown hair is given an upgrade to eliminate its monochromatic look. The sides and the top sport a glamour of light brown highlights while the back retains the dark shade. The hair is curled and more volume concentrated at the crown. The dark locks at the back are pulled back into a high bun.
# 22 Wavy Dark Hair
This long mermaid hair sports a dark shade that provides that natural brunette look. The locks are given a blow dry and styled into elegant waves. The waves cascade down effortlessly to grace the shoulders in style.
# 23 Pastel Peacock Hair
This Asian beauty is given an added dose of color on her dark brown hair. The hair is given a vibrant touch by highlighting it in mint green, silver and red. A feather is clipped in the locks to give them that real peacock look. A sparkling hair jewelry is attached on the locks to brighten up the whole look.
# 24 Neon Finger Waves
This is a funky take on a pixie haircut. The locks are styled into beautiful finger waves that sport dramatic spiral curls at the ends. The layers underneath and the back sport a vibrant blue tone. The upper layers at the top and sides sport mint green tone with yellow streaks. The result is a glamorous hairstyle that will get you the most attention from admirers.
# 25 Wavy Red Hair
This style sports a forest of victory rolls at the top. The sides are pulled back and secured at the back. The hair at the back is styled into lovely finger waves and allowed to fall over the back. The hair is given the vibrant touch of red tone that makes it ooze with sexiness.
# 26 Bow Tied Red Updo
The elegance of this style is simply breathtaking. The hair rises from ash blonde roots that are given a color upgrade to the ends. The locks are side parted, textured to a sleek look and pulled up into a voluptuous bun at the crown. The bun is secured with a hair bow tie that makes the style more natural and super sexy.
# 27 Braided Copper Redhead
This redhead is given a copper glamour that literally glows with exceptional beauty. The sleek hair is left to fall down naturally with the exception of a few strands at the front that are styled into a lovely braided crown. It creates one of the most classic vintage hairstyles that rocked in the 1960s.
# 28 Victory Rolls Ombre
This hair is given a nice ombre touch. It transitions from a brown top to blonde base. The result is a perfect half-up, half-down ombre. To achieve the most in this ombre style, the top locks are given intensive curling that creates a series of victory rolls. The rolls are perfectly aligned and combine with jewelry clippings to crown up the whole look.
# 29 Curly Honey Blonde hair
This type of vintage hairstyles was a real hit back in the 1910s. The hair sports a honey blonde tone that looks great in the forest of spiral curls styled into the end of the locks. The top is pulled back and tied into a curly bun at the crown. The head is then wrapped around with a headscarf leaving the sides and the curly bun exposed.
# 30 Ashy Clipped Victory Rolls
This dark brown hair is given a nice side part that exposes the dark shade on the roots. The dark shade stretches a few inches out before transitioning into rustic blonde highlights. This creates a wonderful ombre that is further upgraded by styling it into elegant victory rolls. The rolls are pinned up to provide a compact finish.
# 31 Natural Black Pageboy Hair
Here is a natural take on the pageboy hairstyle. It sports natural black African hair that is conditioned to give it some extra shine. The hair has a side part that shifts more height on one side. The ends are curled and pinned up to create that rocker style.
# 32 Curly Blonde Balayage
This hair is given a shiny texture and rolled into elegant spiral waves that shed lots of weight from it. The locks have a dark shade of brown that is given a glow with balayage highlights of blonde. This style is an elegant take on the short bob haircut. It was one of the top choices back in the 30s.
# 33 Glossy Black Goddess
This long dark hair is styled into finer waves that create more dimension while adding a modern touch to it. Hair products are applied to give it a glossy finish. A crown with a pinned up feather come in handy to seal up the whole look.
# 34 Fluffy Blonde Ombre
This hair sports a nice black to blonde ombre. The blonde bottom is styled into finer curls. The result is a frizzy bottom that is super soft and voluptuous. A headscarf is wrapped on the head to keep the dark top from view.
# 35 Capped Brown Locks
The dark brown hair is given less intense highlights of blonde to avoid more visible contrast. The locks are side parted and curved into finger waves. One side is swept to the back and a cap added to partly conceal it from view.
# 36 Victory and Gibson Rolls Ombre
This style is really a stunner. It provides the elegance of victory and Gibson rolls incorporated in one single hairstyle. The Gibson rolls adorn the top as victory rolls provide an elegant party at the back. The hair sports a nice ombre transitioning from brown to blonde at the ends.
# 37 Victory Rolls with Blue Peekaboo Highlights
This Asian beauty basks in the beauty of victory rolls that sit elegantly at the top. The dark brown hair is parted and the layers underneath the vibrant touch of a blue tone. The result is vibrant peekaboo highlights that look great in this curly hair.
# 38 Grey Granny Hair
This is a great choice for women who desire that granny look. The hair is styled into a short bob cut and given lots of curls at the base. The curls create a nice ring along the base. The locks have a grey tone with a blonde patch that adorns the top.
# 39 Luscious Red and Blonde Victory Rolls
This style sports a harmonious blend of red and blonde tones. The red is concentrated at the back while the blonde covers a smaller patch at the front. The locks are styled into victory rolls and a blue scarf wrapped around the head to make them bulge up.
# 40 Vintage Wet-Set Curls
This was among the most favorite vintage hairstyles in the 1950s and 1940s. It is more of a short bob cut that is heavily curled at the sides. The style sports bangs at the front that add some more flavor and flatter. The bangs are cropped to create that perfect alignment. The locks sport dark shadowy roots that are highlighted in a pastel green hue to provide a vibrant touch. A purple headscarf wraps around the mid section to secure the curls.
# 41 Golden Brown Hair
This style sports a bundled top that is secured with hair bands. The rest of the hair is left loose and sport a brown shade. The bundled top is given a golden brown finish that adds some glow to the dark shade. The hair is styled into light waves that add a soft touch and volume to the locks. Wisps are left hanging from the temple to provide a flirty finish.
# 42 Pastel Mermaid Hair
Here is an elegant way of achieving the rainbow look. The style sports victory rolls at the sides. The mid-section is slicked back and curled at the base to create a series of victory rolls that hang just below the nape of the neck. The hair is given a multi-tonal finish. It has vibrant blue, green, yellow, pink and purple streaks. The color combo creates a wonderful rainbow look that is quite hard to resist.
# 43 Two-Tone Curly Locks
This style creates a zebra look that is simply amazing. It is a creative modern pinup style that sports black and white tones. One side has a dark shade while the other has a pure white color. The hair is styled into victory rolls and a section of it braided to give the style a more intricate look. This style actually looks great especially when matched with an outfit that has black and white stripes.
# 44 Copper Edgy Bob
This hair is given a complete makeover. It is colored in copper to provide a monochromatic yet glowing finish. The tone gives the hair a fiery touch that is easy to spot from far. The locks are styled into an edgy bob cut that has an undercut at the nape of the neck. It sports nice bangs at the front that create a dramatic and flattery finish. This is a funky style that is great for women who desire to get the most attention.
# 45 Dark and Thinned Finger Waves
Here, the hair is thinned and given a side part. The thinned locks are then styled into elegant finger waves that sport wonderful channels for extra beauty. The hair is given a black shade that blends well with light skin tone. It is a gorgeous style that was favored by most women back in the 1920s.
It is said that “old is gold” and these vintage hairstyles are a perfect testimony to that. They sport that beautiful and timeless retro look that has remained in fashion ever since. These hairstyles allow you to live the past without looking out of place. Incorporate them in your lifestyle and experience the great transformation they have to offer.