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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Cool Hairstyles of 1960s : Pageboy, bouffant, beehive, flip,etc
- Popular hairstyles of 1970s:Shag, Wings, Wedge, Center-part
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.
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.
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.
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.