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Would You Wear Old-School Hairstyles?

Retro hairstyles featuring well-coiffed shiny waves are having a moment. Finger waves, undulating curls, and Veronica Lake-style locks have cropped up at awards shows and other red carpet events. Think America Ferrera's awards show style and Drew's netted look from earlier this year. When it comes to real life, however, would you wear these highly stylized vintage-inspired looks? Are you impressed with their classy, old-Hollywood appeal, are you intimidated by their intricate nature, or should these retro looks just be retired?

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blossommac blossommac 6 years
my hair is naturally like this, the only problem i do like my hair in a pony tail or up do cause her is like every day 36ºC
prencesschris prencesschris 6 years
i love 1950s hairstyles & updos
bellazmom bellazmom 6 years
My hair is just the same, like Retrodoll and McSquish. I've only recently learned that the less I mess with it, the better it looks. Wish I could get all those hours back I spent trying to "tame" it.
cocca cocca 6 years
oh yeah! i love old hollywood glamour! i wish i knew how to get it perfect like sienna's hair though... plus, i take forever doing my hair and my hair is short, so it would take tons of practice for me to achieve something close. :(
qtpie qtpie 6 years
Loving Sienna's hair in that pic
Renees3 Renees3 6 years
love these styles!
Renees3 Renees3 6 years
love these styles!
McSquish McSquish 6 years
Yes, and luckily my hair just does that retro "wave" thing to begin with.
Ayu Ayu 6 years
It would't suit my character. I prefer my hair short and bed-head-ish.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 6 years
No, my hair would not take a curl. It's stubbornly straight and coarse. My hair would DAMAGE before it would curl. :) However, I do love those styles -- elegant and feminine. I especially love it when it's natural.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 6 years
No, my hair would not take a curl. It's stubbornly straight and coarse. My hair would DAMAGE before it would curl. :)However, I do love those styles -- elegant and feminine. I especially love it when it's natural.
ModernGraceKelly ModernGraceKelly 6 years
My hair does that on it's own.. very bouncy, but hard to tame sometimes.
prosecco-in-the-park prosecco-in-the-park 6 years
Sienna's hair looks beautiful!
kr1sti kr1sti 6 years
Yes, but only with my hairdresser help. I'm so bad at doing it by myself. I once tried to curl my hair with those foam curlers, but after removing them I had a panic attack because of what I saw in the mirror. I tried to arrange the locks, no luck. I finished by washing my hair.
Yogaforlife Yogaforlife 6 years
I would need professional help...stick straigh baby fine hair does not do waves well at all. My stylist would probably spend an hour doing these looks only for it to be straight within a few hours. But for those few hours, it would be totally worth it!
brandysbug brandysbug 6 years
I love these...but I'd probably not be able to do them myself...I am terrible at doing my own hair!
Florida-Snow Florida-Snow 6 years
I would definitely need help but these looks are classic and gorgeous. I'm actually thinking about doing a 1940s vintage wave for my wedding!
leslievanhouten leslievanhouten 6 years
I have always wanted Veronica Lake waves, but it never turns out right. for years, I rocked a Louise Brooks bob; I still see it around fairly often
leslievanhouten leslievanhouten 6 years
I have always wanted Veronica Lake waves, but it never turns out right. for years, I rocked a Louise Brooks bob; I still see it around fairly often
genesisrocks genesisrocks 6 years
Pretty but I need help to do these styles
em1282 em1282 6 years
Nothing overly stylized for daily wear, but I do put pincurls in when I feel like it.
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