5 Iconic Mod Hairstyles Fit for the Modern Babe

Take a classic mod style straight into 2023.

We’re throwing it back to the ’60s today with five iconic mod hairstyles that are ideal for the modern babe. Each of these looks pays tribute to classic elements of mod hairstyles without being too high maintenance. That means you can achieve big, sexy volume without messing with your busy schedule, and better yet, without appearing dated.

5 Iconic Mod Hairstyles

Read on for all the mod hair inspiration you need to make this look work for you:

1. The Pixie Mod Hairstyle

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Use a hair wax to sweep your style to the side!

The pixie is a mod hairstyle fit for the modern babe. Boyish yet chic, this no frills style is a favorite of pop stars and celebrities alike. Pair it will boldly outlined eyeliner if you want to go all in on the mod trend, and make sure to use a bit of hair wax to keep your style in plaice. Use the viral Bed Head by TIGI Wax Stick to slick down your strands.

2. The Banded Bouffant

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The 60s bouffant is a staple.

Elegant and feminine, the banded bouffant is synonymous with all things mod. A thick black headband breaks up the carefully crafted bouffant for a classic mod style. Favored both by First Ladies and actresses, this mod style is infused with elegance and class.

3. The Half Updo

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This modern twist on the classic 60s half updo is an instant favorite.

The half updo is the epitome of mod chic style. It offers the practicality of an updo and the sensual energy that comes along with wearing all of your hair down. Give the classic half updo a modern twist by slicking the top portion of your hair back!

4. Chic and Girly

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Accessorize your half up style with a bow for a touch of femininity.

Mod hairstyles are famously known for how they are accessorized. Headbands, headscarves, bows, and flowers all decorate these classic mod styles. This style features an oversized bow and loose textured waves. Pair it with a dramatic wash of dark eye shadow for a sexy and sultry style. Recreate the textured tresses featured above with TRESemmé One Step 5-in-1 Texture Mist.

5. The Undone Updo

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This may be the one time you intentionally try to create a disheveled hairstyle.

Speaking of sultry, a collection of mod hairstyles would not be complete without an intentionally disheveled style. Sweep your bangs to the side and pull your hair back into a half updo. Use bobby pins to secure the look in a messy yet chic half updo.

Thinking about trying out one of these mod hairstyles? Be sure to tag us over @AllThingsHairUS!

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