Let’s Gaze at The most Influential 1950s hairstyles

Hairstyles of current era are also inspired from classic era hairstyling. It is a fact that 1950s hairstyles were quite influential not only for that era but also for this age. Pixie cut is a considered as chic hairstyle of 21st century.But you would surprise to know that this hairstyle was emerged from 50s fashion and hairstyling. New versions of beehive and bouffant are also inspired a lot from 50s and 60s hairstyles. Today, I am here to unlock a list of very prominent hairstyles of past time.

1950s short haircut
Let’s Gaze at The most Influential 1950s hairstyles

Beehive hairstyle

This hairstyle was very common in fashion industry and social circle. Women liked to make this hairstyle for special occasions. In 1950s, women emulated hairstyles and hair colors of famous film celebrities and models of fashion magazines. Beehive hairstyle of Alexandre of Paris impressed a lot of women and they started following this wonderful hairstyle.No matter women made this hairstyle at home or in salon, they had to use aerosol hairspray for keeping their large quantities of teased or backcombed hair in its place.Women frequently visited hair salon and usually worn curlers to bed. Style was an important issue for the women of that era.

Beehive hairstyle inspired from 1950s hairstyles
Beehive hairstyle inspired from 1950s hairstyles
1950 hairstyles: Beehive
1950 hairstyles: Beehive

Artichoke hairstyles

Another popular hairstyle of that era  was artichoke that was also made famous by Alexandre of Paris. Other personalities who wore this hairstyles were Jackie Kennedy, the Duchess of Windsor, Elizabeth Taylor, Tippi Hedren and Grace Kelly.

Jacqueline Kennedy 1953 Bride with 50s short hairstyle
Jacqueline Kennedy 1953 Bride with 50s short hairstyle

Kathryn-artichoke-haircut-50shairstyles

Short version of Bouffant

In 1950s, many top models and film actresses opted for short version of bouffant which became so famous that its long version were introduced in 1960s hairstyles.  Many top celebs wore this hairstyle and thus pushing other women to follow them.

50s bouffant hairstyles
50s bouffant hairstyles

Poodle hair cut

The hair is permed into tight curls. This is also named as elfin cut, Italian cut, etc. This short haircut was made popular by Hollywood top actresses such as Peggy Garner, Faye Emerson and Ann Sothern.

1950s poodle haircut
1950s poodle haircut
Bouffant and poodle cut in fifties
Bouffant and poodle cut in fifties

Short Bangs 

Poodle cut is often worn with tight curls and this hairstyle was known as short bangs. This is another cool short hair cut of 1950s. Mamie Elsenhower was true hairstyle inspiration for women of that particular era.

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Katy Perry wearing 50s short hair bangs
Katy Perry wearing 50s short hair bangs
1950s Short hair bangs worn by celebrity
1950s Short hair bangs worn by celebrity

Short Pixie haircut

Pixie cut of that time was inspired from Audery Hepburn’s character in the film Roman Holiday. Actress looked stunning with her short pixie cut on her long neck. This hairstyle was imitated by many women. This hairstyle is still popular in many Hollywood and it is considered very trendy short hairstyle for women of all ages.

1950s short haircut
Let’s Gaze at The most Influential 1950s hairstyles
Audrey Hepburn with 50s short haircut
Audrey Hepburn with 50s short haircut
Short hairstyles in 1950s
Short hairstyles in 1950s

Girly Pin up Curls of 50s

It is one of the cute hairstyles. Girls usually wore pin up curls with their  long curly or wavy hair. They also use hair accessories such as scarf, ribbon, headbands, etc to adore this kind of hairstyle.

50s pin up hairstyles pictures
50s pin up hairstyles
 50s inspired hairstyles
50s inspired hairstyles
50s pin up curls hairstyling
50s pin up curls hairstyling

 Ponytail hairstyles

Teen girls normally wore a high ponytail tied with a scarf. In 1959, this hairstyles was seen on first Barbie dolls. Whenever teen girls has to arrange 50s theme party, they usually like to copycat this hairstyle.

50s Barbie with ponytail and scarp
50s Barbie with ponytail and scarp
1950s popular ponytail with ribbon hairstyles for teens
1950s popular ponytail with ribbon hairstyles for teens
1950s ponytail with Scarp
1950s ponytail with Scarp

In short,1950s hairstyles were very diverse.Because it was a post-war era, so women had turning from very short to short and also to medium hairstyles.

 

 

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