It was given wide exposure by First Lady Jackie Kennedy and TV star Mary Tyler Moore. We take a look at the popular womens hairstyles of the 1960s including beehives bouffants long locks and pixie cuts.
It was mostly followed in the twilights of 1950s Hairstyles for Women but however gained most of the popularity in the 60s.
Names of old hairstyles. When you hear beehive you may think of Marge Simpsons blue hairdo or even Amy Winehouses or Adeles hair. Last but not the least was the Beehive hairstyle which derived its name from the look of a bee hive. The beehive hairstyle comes in many sizes and its been a big hit since the 1960s.
Another big hair look that became very popular in the 1960s was the bouffant and was epitomized by a short somewhat helmet-like shape. As the name implies the mens fade haircut involves a close trim with hair clippers at the bottom of the head gradually blending into the hair on top. Today its more of a half downhalf up look.
Curls were commonly worn and women relied heavily on pins and irons to curl their hair. Today Adele brings back this hairstyle and the curls color and body fits her quite perfectly. Often long lengths of extra braids curls and rolls were used to make the hairstyle higher as well as to fill in gaps.
Wigs and hair extensions were commonly used during this timeframe. The more respectable of the two hairstyles famous in the 50s the pompadour was created by combing the hair against the sides but pulling the hair up and over on itself on top. Featuring Ava Gardner Ginger Rogers Katherine Hepburn and the lovely Linda Darnell.
This look was more popular with celebrities in the era like Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash. The classic early 1940s pompadour hairstyle for women. Steampunk Hairstyles Victorian Hairstyles 1800s Hairstyles School Hairstyles Curled Hairstyles Wedding.
32 rows This hairstyle was popular in America for straight hair textures during the late 1980s and. The beehive used to be more of a complete and conical up-do. The fade haircut also sometimes known as a taper is the most popular way to cut a guys hair on the sides and back.
It was a modified form of bouffant hairstyle with a look of bee hive. Taper and Fade.