Every hair length can be styled into a 1950s hairstyle, I believe, and here are 10 actresses (actually 11) with iconic 1950s style to give you some inspiration.
- Short Length Hairstyles
- Medium-Short 1950s Hair
- 1950s for Medium Length Hair
- Long Hairstyles of the 1950s
Everyone has their own definition of what hair length is, so you may what to check out all of the hairstyles here to see which one might work for you!
Short Hairstyles of the 1950s
The 1950s had some very short hairstyles. Many of the hair magazines of the time featured very short crops. A good set of magnetic rollers will do the trick for these styles.
Medium-short hairstyles aren’t short like a pixie, but they don’t hang down the neck either. These actresses all have a little hair length at the back to give their styles a little more of a halo effect.
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1950s Hairstyles for Medium Length
1950s medium length hairstyles are styled to hang a little past the chin. Set these beautiful curls like Virginia Mayo below with soft rollers like the Rockin’ Rollers, but don’t forget your Miss Curlette Hair Setting Potion for soft, long-lasting curls.
1950s Long Hairstyles
If you hair is down to your shoulder blades, these long 1950s hairstyles could be perfect. Very long hair can be tricky when you are trying to mimc the 1950s look. Your can mimic the “long” 1950s hairstyles a little easier with something like the Jac-o-Net Bouffant size hairnet. It’s big enough that it won’t make the hair look too short.
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