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7 Ways to Wear the Perfect 70s Retro Feathered Hairstyle

We've got 70s feathered hair fever and it's highly contagious.

We are happy to welcome back 70s retro feathered hair into our daily styling inspo. Feathered hair was an iconic style during the 70s and could be seen on the big screen, the runway, and everywhere in between. While back then it may have been overly feathered for one head, it has gracefully matured and come back looking modern and refreshed.

This is a great hairstyle for women who love keeping their locks on the longer side but want a more mature and somewhat moodier look.

Ready to try out 70s feathered hair? Check out these styles you can use to help recreate this look!

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1. Classic Retro Style

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Try this classic 70s retro feathered style. Photo credit:


This classic 70s retro feathered hairstyle is as 70s-inspired as it gets. Textured, moody, and full of choppy layers, this mullet-like style is one of our favorite classic 70s styles. If you’re looking for an easy way to add a ton of texture to your style, be sure to grab a bottle of TRESemmé Dry Texture Finishing Spray. This dry texture spray will add layered movement and volume to your feathered style.

2. Blue Tips

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Add some color to your 70s style. Photo credit:

Add a bright pop of color into your feathered style by incorporating blue tips into your style. We love this iteration of the feathered retro style because it adds even more personality to an already dramatic look. We recommend using The Good Stuff Color Protect Milk to protect your color and keep it nice and vibrant.

3. Feathered Front

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Consider this modern twist on a 70s style.

If you’re in search of a modern version of a classic 70s retro feathered style, consider a 2021-friendly length with a feathered front. Not only will this help you achieve a retro look, but it will also lighten up your hair and make it easier to manage.

4. Feathered Bob

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This chin-length style is chic and flirty.

Consider a chin-length retro style complete with feathered bangs and loads of volume. Use a 1/2-inch curling iron to create small twisted waves. Use Nexxus Comb Thru Finishing Mist Hair Spray to set the style and ensure that your curls last.

5. Feathered Ponytail Style

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Focus on your feathered fringe by pulling your hair up into a ponytail. Photo credit:

Give the front of your style all the focus by pulling your hair up into a high ponytail. Pull the front layers of your hair out to sit alongside your bangs for a super edgy 70s style.

6. Voluminous Feathered Blowout

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Embrace the voluminous looks of the 70s.

70s hair was all about volume and feathered layers. Ask your stylist for long layers throughout your hair with the ends feathered. Feathering the ends will create that unique texture that was so popular durng the decade. Next, use a round brush and hair dryer to blow out your hair, then you’ll be all set.

7. Shaggy Feathered Hair

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Try out a feathered shag hairstyle

The shag haircut was another popular feathered look from the 70s. This cut is especially great on curly hair because it gives movement and adds shape to your curls.

Are you thinking about trying out one of these looks? Be sure to tag us @AllThingsHairUS if you do!

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