Want to look like the lovely and uber stylish women from decades ago? Start with your hair. Try the flipped-out short bob. Here’s how to do it.
What you’ll need
Did you browse through your mother’s old photo albums one lazy afternoon to pass time? If you did, you may have seen how different fashion and beauty trends were at that time. One trend is making a comeback though: the flipped-out short bob. Yes, that’s right. This hairstyle that was popular back in the 1960s is saying hello once again. Fans of this ‘do can once again enjoy it, and those who weren’t born yet when the flipped-out short bob was hot can try it. Just follow these instructions to create this vintage hairstyle.
Create a flipped-out short bob in 7 easy steps
Wash your hair
Part on the side
Use a tail comb to create a straight, side part. Make sure that your hair part is well-defined.
Divide your hair into two vertical sections. Clip one section as you work on the other one.
Dry your hair
Make it last
Wear this hairstyle along with a dress to go full-on vintage, but if you want a more updated vibe, complement it with an off-shoulder top and denim jeans. The mix of old and new will definitely add pizzazz to your whole look.
More Vintage Hairstyle Inspiration
1. Pin-up hair
Travel to decades back with your long hair by putting it in a pin-up hairstyle. You can wear this ‘do at parties—themed or not—for a festive and unique look.
2. Vintage ponytail retro hairstyle
Fond of ponytails? Add a retro twist by giving some volume to the section near your crown. Finish with a low, sleek ponytail that can let you slay even on an ordinary day.
3. Victory rolls
Be more expressive with your retro look by creating victory rolls. It’s quirky and fun and definitely makes you stand out!
So, are you ready to go flippin’? Try the flipped-out short bob, an old but classic hairstyle. Experiment with other vintage hairstyles as well and create your very own timeless look. Enjoy!
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