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10 Iconic Mod Hairstyles Fit for the Modern Babe

Take a classic mod style straight into 2018.

We’re throwing it back to the ’60s today with 10 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 kooky or dated. Read on for all the mod hair inspiration you need to make this look work for you:

10 Iconic Mod Hairstyles

mod hairstyles volumized bob
Rework your classic bob into an iconic mod style.

1. Slick it Back

Use a teasing comb to backcomb some major volume into the front of your style and carefully brush it back as you smooth out the top layer. Run Bed Head by TIGI Hard Head Mohawk Gel through the rest of your hair as you comb it towards the back of your head. This hair gel will give your look some shine and keep your style locked into place.

mod hairstyles voluminous bob curls
Pump up the volume with this easy tutorial.

2. All-Over Volume

Why keep the volume to the front of your hairline when you can incorporate it into your entire style? Tease all of your hair to create this voluminous classic womens mod hairstyles favorite.

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mod hairstyles styled bangs
Don’t leave your bangs to their own devices.

3. Styled Bangs

Go all in with a mod haircut women’s hairstylists are raving about. Ask your stylist to incorporate a set of cropped bangs into your next haircut. Separate them into piecey sections for a touch of mod style.

mod hairstyles sleek ponytail
Give your strands a sleek upgrade.

4. High Shine

Give your strands and your basic ponytail a sleek upgrade at the same time with these easy styling hack. Spritz your hair with Dove Style+Care Smooth & Shine Heat Protection Spray before straightening, and then gather it up into a sleek and shiny mid-level ponytail.

mod hairstyles sleek long side bangs
There are few styles more iconic than this one.

5. Sleek Length

Wear your long hair down and loose around your shoulders for a classic mod-inspired style. Ask your stylist cut a few short layers into the front of your style for a little bit of dimension.

mod hairstyles rounded bun
Give your classic updo a mod twist.

6. Rounded Edges

Use your trusty teasing comb to round out the edges of your updo before you style it to give your classic updo a mod twist. Set the style in place with TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Boost Hold Level 3.

mod hairstyles layered choppy look
Work with your choppy layers to create a mod look.

7. Choppy Layers

Incorporate classic mod details into your style by opting for shorter layers. The shorter the layers are the more structure they’ll give themselves. That means you can achieve this choppy mod look without any additional styling products or skills.

mod hairstyles layered bob bangs
Pair a classic edgy bob with a set of cropped bangs.

8. Cropped Bangs

Upgrade a classic edgy bob with a set of mod-inspired cropped bangs.

mod hairstyles high blonde ponytail
Pull your hair up into a flirty high ponytail.

9. Flirty Ponytail

Comb your hair up into a flirty high ponytail. Wrap a strand of hair around the base of the style to add an extra intentional detail.

mod hairstyles angled bob brunette
Bring your mod style straight into 2018.

10. Angled Bob

Give your bob a chic mod upgrade by angling it to flatter your bone structure. Draw attention to those cheekbones with a chin-grazing length.

Looking for more vintage styles to inspire your next look? Check out 20 vintage hairstyles for curly hair you’ll be wearing on repeat.

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