Learn 1940s Victory Rolls
Re-create the most iconic vintage hairstyle of the 1940s, victory rolls.
Step 1: Create a side parting. Backcomb the larger side at the roots, this will create structure for the style.
Step 2: Twist the middle section of your hair forward into a roll. Pin it securely in place with hair grips.
Step 3: Roll the remaining hair in behind it and pin in place. Make sure it looks smooth, like one continuous roll.
Step 4: Backcomb the smaller side section.
Step 5: Roll it up and pin it in place. Spray the rolls with hairspray to hold.
Step 6: Curl the hair that’s left at the back of your head and brush it into shape.
Credits: Model: Katrina, Photographer: Jez Brown, Hair and make-up Sarah’s Doo-Wop Dos
Learn 1950s Glamorous Soft Waves
Re-create a vintage hairstyle inspired by actresses like Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe.
Step 1: Create a side parting and then curl your hair with a heated tong.
Step 2: Tong each curl and then clip it in place. Work all the way around your head. Leave your hair to cool.
Step 3: Once the curls are cold, backcomb the front a little to create volume at the roots.
Step 4: Brush your hair through so the curls become soft waves. Use long hair clips to hold the waves in shape and set the style with hairspray.
Step 5: Twist the smaller side of the side parting, clip it behind your ear. Remove all the clips and you are finished.
Credits: Model: Patsy, Photographer: Jez Brown, Hair and make-up Sarah’s Doo-Wop Dos