’70s Hairstyles: 8 Throwback Styles Making a Comeback

Trend alert: ’70s hairstyles are making a major comeback. Yes, you heard us right; ’70s-inspired clothing has already been playing a big part on the runways and red carpets recently, so it was only a matter of time before 1970s hairstyles also returned to the spotlight!

So, if you’re a sucker for all things vintage and want to know which ’70s hair trends you should be keeping on your radar, stay put because you’re in for a treat…


Fluffed Curls

Big fluffed up curls inspired by the 70s
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When it comes to ’70s hair, big bouncy curls have to be one of the most sought-after styles. These big bold brushed out curls were seen strutted on the catwalk and on the pages of a magazine — making them an iconic ‘70s hairstyle.


Long Bangs

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Don’t be fooled, girls with short hair can rock ’70s hairstyles, too! Pair your bob with some sultry brow- grazing bangs and get ready to show everyone just how gorgeous 1970s short hairstyles can be.

The best thing about long bangs? Whether you rock them blunt, wispy, choppy or feathered, you’ll look positively fashion savvy. Now, who wouldn’t want that?


Layered Cuts

Woman with 70s inspired layered hair
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This ’70s hairstyle is all about big voluminous wavy cuts! Curl each layer away from the face and add some curtain style bangs for that extra touch of drama.

Editor’s tip: For added oomph, reach for a high volume spray like TONI&GUY Body Amplify Creation Hairspray and a large barrel brush is a must too.


Sleek & Straight

Long sleek and straight hair
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Long hair that’s been styled to sleek perfection gives a high-fashion finish to your overall style. While you may think our current celebs invented this shimmering ‘do, you’ll be surprised to learn that ’70s pop stars were the real masterminds behind this look.

To keep your hair looking super polished, finish it off with a spritz of the TONI&GUY Finishing Shine Spray for a lustrous shine.


Big Curls

Woman with big curly afro
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Whether they are beautifully natural, achieved with curling irons or even a perm, big curls have continued to dominate the runways.

1970s hairstyles can work like a dream for ladies with curls! To keep them looking beautifully healthy and lush, prep your hair with the Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie.


Feathered Layers

Woman with wavy layered hair
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You can’t talk about 1970s hairstyles without mentioning feathered layers. If you think classic ’70s feathers are too old school for you, know that the modern-day version is anything but that!

This fresh take on the classic is wispy, full of natural-looking movement and utterly romantic. Oh, la la!


Boho Accessories

Boho 70s hairstyle accessories
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Thinking of wearing your hair down but need something to groove it up? Great! Adding in a few boho hair accessories, like hair chains or flowers, will ensure you steal the spotlight at your next event.


Long Bob

Woman with brown and blonde long bob hairstyle
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Give your look a modern update with this chic lob-length hairstyle for a fresh nod to the ’70s.

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Using a straightener to recreate this super sleek look? Remember to prep and protect your locks with a heat protection spray, like the TRESemmé Heat Defence Styling Spray to limit damage caused by heat and lock-in shine.



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