10 Easy Vintage Hairstyles That Take No Time At All

Create these timeless vintage styles in just a few minutes.

Easy vintage hairstyles are all about no-fuss and simple ways to make the most of your locks while embracing a charming, retro style. These versatile and durable hairstyles are great as-is and also work well on day two and day three hair…and then even more, as you restyle again.

This collection of 10 easy vintage hairstyles are the perfect throwback if you’re looking for classic vintage styles and work well for 2021, too. See our favorites below:

1. Voluminous Easy Vintage Hairstyles

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Become the queen of volume with this easy trick.

The secret to achieving this level of volume (thereby making you the queen of volume in just minutes), is to tease, tease, tease. Use a regular comb to tease the front of your hairline and pull your strands back into this vintage-inspired half-up style.

2. Vintage Curls

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Style your curls along your hairline for an extra vintage touch.

Style your curls the vintage way by wearing them low along your forehead. Use Dove Amplified Textures Shine & Moisture Finishing Gel to give your strands extra definition and hold the style in place.

3. 1940s-Inspired Curls

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Sleep with large curlers in your hair to wake up with this kind of crazy and bold volume. Gently brush through your curls after removing the curlers for extra volume.

4. Wear it Long

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Grow your hair and keep it healthy in the interim.

Back in the day, most women would pin their long strands up into one kind of intricate updo or another. Give a subtle nod to that vintage length by wearing your hair long and down.

5. Intricate and Easy Vintage Hairstyles

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This vintage hair updo only looks complicated.

Speaking of intricate updos, you can gather your long strands back into a braided updo for a major vintage statement. Spritz the finished style with Bed Head by TIGI Maxxed Out Massive Hold Hairspray to keep the look in place.

6. Pinned Curls

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After you wash your hair and before you go to sleep, pin your curls up by wrapping two-inch strands around your fingers and pinning them into place. You’ll wake up to this classic pinned curl look.

7. Super Easy Vintage Hair

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It doesn’t get easier than this.

Have you heard of overnight curls? Sleep with your hair in chunky braids to wake up with the perfect easy vintage waves. Prep your hair with Dove Style+Care Curls Defining Mousse for even extra definition.

8. The Simplest Updo

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Simply gather your curls up and away from your face.

Pull your hair up into this easy and simple updo. Add an intricate clip for an extra vintage touch. Make sure to include some volume at the front of your style for a true vintage look.

9. 1950s-Inspired Updo

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Try a 1950’s inspired updo.

Sick of your basic ponytail and messy bun? Try a vintage-inspired updo. If you gave bangs, curl them under, and then add a headscarf to create the full effect. Lock your bangs in place by using TRESemmé Compressed MicroMist Level 2 Hold Curl Hair Spray.

10. The Runaway Princess

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This off-duty princess style is perfect for any occasion.

These undone waves that are twisted and pinned are the ideal laid-back vintage style if you’re looking for understated easy vintage hairstyles. Simply twist two thick strands away from your face and use a clear hair tie to secure them together at the back of your head.

Are you thinking about trying out any of these styles? Be sure to grab a picture and tag us over @AllThingsHairUS!

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