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Retro Hairstyles Quiz

The Voluminous Return of . . . Guess the Hairstyle Name

There are as many hairstyles as there are people who wear them. But while some styles are unique to you, others are a living piece of cultural and social history. Some are iconic (an Afro, dreadlocks, the Veronica Lake over-one-eye wave), and others fade from memory, leaving only their influence on hairstyles of the future. The following five styles have a lot of history behind them, and definitely deserve to remain relevant. Do you know these significant styles' names? Take my quiz to find out.

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These waves were one of the definitive styles of the 1930s, and were made popular by stars like Jean Harlow and Ginger Rogers. What are they called?

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Princesses in Japan during the Heian period traditionally wore this hairstyle, which has thick, chin-length sidelocks and heavy bangs. What's it called?

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Louise Brooks made this daring haircut, now a staple with innumerable variations, popular in the 1920s. What's it called?

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This hairstyle worn by sumo wrestlers was also once a favorite among samurai warriors. What's it called?

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This traditional Hopi women's hairstyle has a pretty garden name. What is it?

Join The Conversation
vanityx0kills vanityx0kills 7 years
Ellenora Ellenora 7 years
5/5, yay!
aimeelove aimeelove 7 years
3/5, not too bad!
polkadots567 polkadots567 7 years
polkadots567 polkadots567 7 years
1/5... the only one i go was finger waves
doogirl doogirl 7 years
5/5! But I guessed on some of them. Loved this quiz!
AmberHoney AmberHoney 7 years
I love the quizzes! Merry Christmas :hohoho:
Fashionista_911 Fashionista_911 7 years
2/5...hangs head in shame.
Prada3721 Prada3721 7 years
3/5 -- yeah I did OK! But some of those were HARD!!! Neat quiz idea though.
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 7 years
Wow...only 3/5! That was a cool quiz!
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