Up the ante with retro-inspired easy victory rolls… we’ll show you how.
So you’re bored of all the usual retro looks that are knocking about the web? Well, perhaps you need to step back in time to the fab ’40s and recreate these vintage-inspired victory rolls instead! And while this unique hairstyle might look difficult to do, it’s actually deceptively easy to nail.
For those of you wondering what exactly victory rolls are, it’s a hairstyle that was originally popular in the 1940s and ’50s. The chic style with voluminous rolls that framed the face, was aptly named after the ‘victory manoeuvre’ of fighter planes during the era. Nowadays, the look is popular with vintage aficionados and more!
Love the look? Simply follow our step-by-step guides below and claim victory (sorry, we had to) over this quirky hairstyle.
Prep and curl.
The waves will give the hair more “bend” and help with creating your victory rolls.
Divide the hair.
Create a side parting.
Hair hack: Take the bigger section and pin the hair approximately one inch parallel to the parting. This will help secure the hair and make it easier for you to create your hair roll.
Set in place.