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Two-Toned Vintage Haircolor – Evolving Style

The extreme contrast of two-toned hair is very popular right now, but not a new concept in hairstyling trends. These images are from the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s showing two-tones. They are great examples of using contrast to add dimension and shape to a

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Gas Mask WWII Hairstyle!?

Of the things you might not have considered… Living as a woman during wartime, does your hairstyle suit wearing a gas mask? If your hair is worn too curly and big around the face, the mask may not fit properly tight and gas that has

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The 1960s Bubble Flip Hairstyle

You wouldn’t need short hair to do this style, but you would need layers on top. The roller set can be done with velcro or magnetic rollers as a wet-set or use a good thermal setting spray with hot rollers. If you do have long

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The Italian Top Bangs of the 1950s

I love bangs! And have a number of girls ask me what options they have to work them into a vintage hairstyle. Here is a 50’s option. The setting pattern for the rollers is down below. The curls can be set with velcro or magnetic

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Welcome to the Bobby Pin Blog! I am Lauren Rennells and as a hairstylist, makeup artist, writer, and generally artistic over-achiever, the Bobby Pin Blog is my outlet for thoughts and research about vintage hair and makeup trends and how to recreate them today. Thank you for stopping by!

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