Watch this video and remember! Hairstyles in the ’60s Were Oh So Dramatic

Each era has its own distinct feel and appearance. Women’s hair was short in the 1930s, and their dresses were long. Voluminous padded jackets matched voluminous victory roll hairstyles in the 1940s. However, in the 1960s, the game was completely turned upside down as fashion evolved to cater to a more modern sensibility.

Beginning in the mid-1960s, hemlines rose and hairstyles became increasingly diverse. Teased bouffant and beehive hairstyles were popular, as were the mighty flip hairstyle and the ever-popular bangs. If a woman had a lot of time and money, she could let a hairstylist run wild with the hairstyle, using setting, teasing,

cutting, faux flowers, and even wiglets, which are half wigs (for anyone not in the know). The hottest looks of the time were quite popular, and the introduction of hairspray and hair gel revolutionized how women did and set their hair.

Furthermore, with the mod fashions that were popular at the time, hairdos that were sleeker but more complicated were created for special occasions and nights out on the town. Take a look at the 1964 film reel clip below to see actress Joanne Dainton get a truly unique 1960s hairstyle.

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