Hairstyles play such an integral part in shaping the popular culture and 50s hairstyles can still inspire new trends. Hair trends help with defining each generation and 50s was a period that experienced a drastic shift in trends. Many young people opted for more conservative styles that mostly trended during the world war era. Every type of hairstyle was experienced during the period from the more glamorous styles worn by movie stars and singers to very intricate styles.
From the towering bouffant to the rebellious pompadour, there is a huge range of inspiring 50s hairstyles that one can find inspiration from. Most people adorned short and looser loose hairstyles that they spiced up with waves, and curls.
Memorable 50s Hairstyles for short and long hair
Hairstyles worn in the 50s tend to be influenced more by the wearer’s personality and the length of the hair. Shorter hairstyles required frequent trimming and lots of time was spent in styling the hair. The hairstyle below looks voluminous with the tied scarf adding to the beauty of the hairstyle.
The hairstyles worn in the 50s had some element of uniqueness as each short and medium length hair seemed to be trendy. Each cut was unique to the wearer and expressed an element of their personality. Most of the hairstyles added dimension and also enhanced the facial outlook.
As hairstyles continue to evolve there are inspiring elements used in the 50s that can still be used. The suggestions from the fifties provide insight on how some of the styles can be recreated into more intricate and appealing hairstyles.
Incorporating a little bit of the 50s hairstyles and the modern ones can result into such a unique style. The aspect of color used in the hairstyle below looks adorable with the bold shades of bright blonde enhancing the overall outlook. Waves and beautiful layers used also make the hairstyle to stand out.
Adorable 50s hairstyles for long hair
Majority of the modern hairstyles consists of texturizing, layering, waves and curls that are used for styling long hair. The aspect of color and layered waves is another thing that has been carried forward from the 50s. The hairstyle below has warm highlights with the black color being predominant. Wavy layers make also the entire style to look adorable.
The layered hair with curly edges has gained momentum through the years with many still going for it. Curls used are also not only voluminous but also quite versatile and have a way of framing the facial structure beautifully. The color used in the hairstyle is also quite bold and appealing.
50s was an era that also witnessed increased use of hair products such as hair dyes, holding gels and other styling products. The hairstyle below looks voluminous with the curled hair adding to the beauty of the style. The accessory used in the hairstyle adds dimension to it and also enhances its overall outlook.
Another hairstyle that was quite popular in the 50s is the curly hairstyle. Curling the whole hair is one thing that’s still trendy as much as many people prefer wearing curls on parts of the hair. The dominant dark color used in the hairstyle is adorable and also enhances the skin tone of the wearer.
Hairstyles have evolved through the years and styles like this one have resulted in cute bobs. The hairstyle below looks cute and can still be nicely worn in this modern life. All that one needs is a little it of techniques to make the style more cute and appealing. The dark color used in the hairstyle is another thing that makes the hairstyle to stand out.
Creativity in styling is one thing that’s quite evident with 50s hairstyles. The unique way in which the hair is curled looks adorable and adds to its beauty. The hairstyle looks voluminous with the accessory used and the bun at the back making the hairstyle to stand out.
As much as the hair products looked harsh, some aspect of harnessing and improvement of quality has led to very high-quality ones. The colors used in the hairstyle below may look distinct and not well blended. However, it clearly shows how far the fashion industry has evolved going by the beautiful blend of colors that can be seen nowadays.
Even though the colors used doesn’t blend quite well, the combination creates such an eye-catching contrast. The 50s hairstyles are still fabulous and can be worn for occasions such as weddings. The hairstyle looks voluminous and is styled in a way that enhances one’s outlook. The colors also reflect beautifully with the wearer’s skin.
Unique hairstyles to get inspiration from
The bouffant was such a common style that trended in the 50s and many still find it to be inspiring. The hairstyle looks voluminous with the sides layered in a way that reduces the volume. Apart from being adorable the hairstyle also enhances the facial features of the wearer. You can find inspiration from this style and even try it if you want some unique and adorable outlook.
A curly ponytail is another cool 50s hairstyle that one can find inspiration from. The hairstyle looks voluminous with the updo adding to the beauty of the style. The aspect of color is another cool thing about the hairstyle that many can draw inspiration from. The underlying dark shades create such a cool contrast and reflect well on the wearer.
Ponytail is one of the 50s hairstyles that have remained trendy. The difference may, however, be in the use of accessories incorporated to help with holding it in place. Like in the hairstyle below, the hairstyle is well straightened and a ribbon used in holding it in place. In modern times, many people prefer the use of subtle accessories that are not quite visible.
Adorning voluminous wavy and curly hairstyles were such a trademark in the 50s and still many people draw inspiration from the styles. The wavy layered hairstyle below looks magnificent with the color used also making it stand out. There are a lot of elements in the hairstyle below that one can draw inspiration from and incorporate in the modern hairstyle.
This is one hairstyle that was quite common with singers and actresses back in the 50s. The short and curly hairstyle still looks trendy with the voluminous layers at the back enhancing its overall outlook. Voluminous waves with bright colored lipstick were such a sight to behold in the 50s and that many people still stick to
The ducktail is another cool style that was quite popular in the 50s and many people still draw inspiration from it. The curly nature of the hairstyle and the styling makes the hairstyle to look unique. The hairstyle is shaped in a way that gives it dimension and also adds to the intricacy of the style.
A beautifully layered hairstyle with the combination of colors creating a beautiful mix. The golden blonde and silver highlights blend beautifully and create such an appealing outlook. Use of accessories was such a common thing in the 50s as can be seen in the hairstyle below. The style is voluminous and reflects with the skin tone beautifully.
Straightened and beautifully layered hairstyle is another element of styling that’s still common in this era. The hairstyle looks magnificent with the highlights used enhancing the overall outlook of the style. The style frames the facial structure beautifully and also removes hair from the face.
Another common style that was common with actresses and singers. The platinum blonde shades look glamorous with the styling enhancing that voluminous outlook of the style. Hair volume seemed to be a key thing that the 50s hairstyles focused on with most of the volume expressed at the back.
Rocking big waves and curls was something that every woman found to be trendy in the 50s. The hairstyle below shows a beautifully layered hair with big curls at the bag. such an adorable with the blend of colors used adding to the intricacy of the hairstyle. The fact that the highlights blend perfectly well is another aspect of the style that makes it stand out.
Looking at the majority of the 50s hairstyles, it seems like curls were just part of every hairstyle. The way the curls were styled may be different but almost most of the hairstyles had an element of curls. As much as the color shades looked harsh and not blending so well, women still wore color with confidence and that enhanced the appeal of the hairstyle.
Ponytails was also another dominant aspect of styling in the 50s. Most people prefer the hairstyle however the use of bold accessories such as the ribbon is limited. The wavy ponytail looks cool and adds dimension to the style. The colored highlights also make the hairstyle to stand out in such a cool and magnificent way.
The pixie is another style that was quite popular in the 50s. This style is still popular however with a few modifications to that back where the voluminous hair gets trimmed. It also frames the facial structure beautifully and enhances the visual outlook of the wearer. The hairstyle looks trendy and reflects beautifully on the wearer.
One aspect that’s outstanding with most of the 50s hairstyles is the voluminous nature of the hairstyles. The hairstyles like the one below looks layered from the top and very voluminous as it progresses towards the back. The beautiful color highlights look cool on the hair and express such a magnificent outlook.
A beautifully layered ponytail with the partitioning being a very common style of the 50s. The hairstyle looks cool with the ponytail and the accessory used to hold it in place adding to the beauty of the style. The sculpted hairstyle frames the facial features and enhances the overall outlook of the wearer.
Shaved sides with a voluminous upper layered hair is another predominant style that many still find to be trendy. The silver color makes the hairstyle to stand out in a way that’s quite eye-catching. The cut is not only cute but also filled with aspects of modern style which makes it be quite trendy.
Such a voluminous hairstyle with each of the segments bringing out a unique and appealing outlook. From the curved bang to the crown knot and the voluminous and long layered hair, each aspect of the hairstyle looks unique. The highlights used in the hairstyle creates a nice contrast with the dark and silver layers reflecting beautifully.
From the use of dramatic accessories to the styling of the hair in different ways, the hairstyles below is a quality reflection of 50s hairstyles. Several elements were used to accessorize the hairstyles for an eye-catching and appealing outlook.
Another glamorous style that was common with celebrities in the 50s. The hairstyle looks extremely voluminous and well layered from the top. The wavy layers add to the coolness and complexity of the style. The styling also makes the facial features to stand out in such an appealing way.
A unique curly style with layers that enhances the facial structure of the wearer. The long overflowing hair and the intricate style adds to the complexity of the style. The aspect of color is another key thing that makes the hairstyle to stand out in such a magnificent way. Partitioning the hair was also another common element in the 50s hairstyles and a way of style that can still be practiced.
This is a recreation of the 50s hairstyles. The straightened hair around the upper area with a voluminous curly outlook was a common style that women in the fifties identified with. The aspect of color also expresses that of the fifties it’s only that it’s well blended and straightened. The hairstyle curves the facial structure beautifully and makes the hairstyle to stand out in a cool way.
Slicking the hair backward and waving it for such a voluminous outlook was a hairstyle that was also common in the fifties. The hairstyle frames the facial structure beautifully with the voluminous hair also enhancing the overall outlook. The color used blends well and expresses such a magical outlook.
Use of accessories such as the scarf was a common styling practice in the fifties. The hair is curled into two segments around the front area. The use of scarfs adds dimension to the hairstyle and makes it stand out in such an adorable way. The aspect of color is another key thing that makes the hairstyle to be quite eye-catching and appealing.
A recreated style of the fifties that looks adorable and enhances the facial structures beautifully. The hair is nicely straightened and layered and also brings out such a voluminous and adorable outlook. The curvy layers of hair add to the beauty and intricacy of the style. This style works well with thick hair if the curls are to hold in place for some time.
Use of unique accessories for styling the hair such as scarfs and ribbons was a common practice in the fifties. The elements added to the intricacy of the hairstyle and made the style stand out as unique. The hairstyle below is another recreation of the fifties and it looks quite adorable.
Wavy layered hairstyles is another style that was predominantly worn in the fifties. The hairstyle is still common with many people preferring a wavy outlook instead of the straightened hair. The hairstyle looks adorable and all of the colors blend perfectly. The hairstyle also frames the facial structure nicely.
Straightening the hair backward is a common style that is also practiced in the modern times. The hairstyle is not only voluminous but also captures the facial features of the wearer in such a cool way. The wavy layers of the hairstyle add to its beautiful outlook and intricacy of the style. Color highlights is another cool thing about the hairstyle that makes it to pop.
Such a sculpted hairstyle that brings out that 50s hairstyles outlook. The hairstyle is simple and can be easily recreated. The hair is nicely straightened and layered in a way that enhances its voluminous outlook. The hairstyle also frames the facial structure and brings to that adorable outlook.
The type of curls used in the 50s hairstyles had some unique dimension that’s not common with other curly styles. Most of the hairstyles had these two strands of hair curled into circles. The hairstyle looked so unique with the rolled hair at the front hair adding to the intricacy of the style. The bold c
Voluminous hair with bright red lipstick was a common fashion feature in the fifties. As much as hairstyles have evolved in the years, there are aspects of the 50s hairstyles that still apply to modern fashion. The hairstyle below is one of those familiar hairstyles that can be recreated in these modern times. The hairstyle below looks cute and also well layered. The aspect of color is another one thing that makes the hairstyle to be quite visually appealing.
A beautiful bob that’s well sculpted and also adds to the beauty of the hairstyle. The streaks of golden blonde and silver look magnificent and bring out such a gorgeous outlook. The blend of color also adds to the contrast and intricacy of the style. The hairstyle enhances the facial structure and frames it beautifully. If you are looking for a style from the fifties that can be easily recreated then consider the below hairstyle.
Such an eye-catching and voluminous hairstyle that frames the facial structure beautifully. The layered hairstyle has a voluminous look at the back and also enhances the visual appeal of the wearer. Color has a way of adding life and elegance to the hairstyle and in a way that creates contrast. It’s advisable that you opt for colors that blend well when considering coloring your hair.
Such a glamorous and appealing hairstyle with curves and curls creating such a breathtaking outlook. The hairstyle looks voluminous however the colors used do not blend quite well. If you find the hairstyle to be inspiring then you can recreate it and improve on the overall outlook. Bright red lipstick is one key feature that expresses the 50s hairstyles beautifully.
Curled thick hair at the front area was such a common and significant hairstyle in the fifties. The colors used are beautifully as much as they don’t blend quite well. The volume seemed to have been a key element that had to been considered while styling hair in the fifties. The amazing hairstyle can be recreated with the elements styled in a way that enhances the overall outlook.
Simple and elegant 50s hairstyle that one can easily recreate. The hairstyle is voluminous and brings out such a magnanimous outlook. From the wavy layers used to the simple accessory at the crown area, each element adds to the intricacy of the hairstyle. If you are looking for simple ways to recreate the 50s hairstyles then the below hairstyle is worth thinking about.
Color is not only adorable but also has a way of adding life and glam to the hairstyle. One thing that identifies the 50s hairstyles is the way the hairstyles were curled. Most of the hairstyles had rolled up curled hair that was styled in segments. The curls in a way gave dimension to the hairstyle and in a way enhanced the overall outlook. A look at the hairstyle and you can see how both the segments enhance the overall outlook of the style.
Such a glamorous hairstyle with the bright red lipstick enhancing the visual appeal of the wearer. The bold blonde color makes the hairstyle to pop in such an adorable way. Use of accessories like the flowery pin below is another element that adds to the intricacy of the style. The wavy layers look adorable and also frames the facial structure quite beautifully.
This is another 50s hairstyle that can still be recreated in the present time. The hairstyle is voluminous and frames the facial structure beautifully. Apart from the wavy layers that add to the intricacy of the style, the bold black color also makes the entire hairstyle to reflect in such a beautiful way. This is a style that can be achieved by straightening the hair then applying loose curls for an adorable outlook.
Simple and elegant is the best description for the hairstyle below. The style looks voluminous and sleek with the black layers adding to the styles dimension. One of the 50s hairstyles that don’t have lots of elements such as accessories and intricate curls is the below hairstyle. The simplicity of the style is also one thing that makes it suitable and quite ideal for the present moments.
An adorable 50s hairstyle that is alluring and captivating. The wavy long hair is just magnificent to behold and enhances the visual outlook of the wearer. If you are looking for ways to style long hair then the hairstyle below can be quite inspiring. It’s just adorable and cute to behold. The hairstyle also frames the facial structures and makes the style to stand out beautifully.
Such an intricately curled hairstyle that is beautifully styled. The flowery element is a key accessory that adds to the beauty and intricacy of the style. One aspect that stands out with most of the 50s hairstyles is the use of elements such as flowery pins. The voluminous nature of the hairstyle is another key element in the style and also enhances the outlook of the style.
Cute and sassy is the best description for the syle below. It looks marvelous and reflects the facial structure of the wearer beautifully. The golden blonde layers blend well with the silver shades and add to the intricacy of the hairstyle. This curly bob is one style that still looks trendy and also elegant. Its one of those styles that one can recreate easily as it looks simple and easy to style.
Short and curly bob is another style that was also popular in the 50s. The hairstyle is magnificent and frames the facial structure nicely. The wavy layers are intricately styled and also adds to the beauty of the hairstyle.
Another curly and voluminous hairstyle that replicates the fifties hairstyles. The hairstyle below gives dimension to the hair and makes it stand out. The color used in the style enhances the overall outlook of the style and also makes it reflect well with the wearer’s skin tone.
Twisting, curling, and waving were key elements used in styling the hair in the 50s. Curls was a significant styling element with many hairstyles having very intricate curls. The curly hairstyle below looks complex going by how the curls are fixed. The aspect of color is another cool thing about this hairstyle. The combination of golden blonde and the dark color creates a beautiful contrast.
Voluminous and trendy is the best description for the hairstyle below. The ponytail holds the hairstyle nicely in place and enhances the voluminous outlook of the syle. The hairstyle is glowing beautifully and frames the face in such a cool way.
The highly raised beehive style adds beauty and intricacy to the hairstyle. The colors used in the hairstyle blends quite well with the golden blonde and the black layers creating such a cool contrast. The styling used gives the hair dimension and creates such a visually appealing outlook. This is one style that can still be recreated and different elements used for an appealing outlook.
Add glam and elegance to your hairstyle by incorporating cute accessories like in the hairstyle below. The layered hair with a curvy end looks adorable with the cute bang adding to its intricacy. The accessory used also enhances the overall outlook of the style. This style looks simple and can be easily recreated. The aspect of volume is another key thing that one should take note of.
The beehive style and the layered hair looks intricate and adds to the beauty of the hairstyle. The beauty of this hairstyle lies in the fact that the colors used blend quite well. The voluminous nature of the hairstyle is another aspect of that enhances its overall appeal. This is one style that can still be recreated in these modern times especially some aspects of it like the layered and voluminous outlook.
Use of bright colors was another dominant aspect of the 50s hairstyles. The accessories used also added that bold outlook to the hairstyles in a way that made them stand out. The different colors used is showing a distinct aspect of the hairstyle and also enhances contrast. The hairstyle frames the face beautifully with the red lipstick also making it be quite eye-catching.
This is one of the coolest hairstyles that identifies with the 50s. The hairstyle reflects beautifully with the facial structures and makes it stand out. The combination of waves and curls is one aspect that makes the hairstyle to look quite glamorous.
Curling the front hair has a way of removing streaks of hair from the facial area and also enhancing one’s outlook. Just like other 50s hairstyles, the one below looks adorable and also frames the facial structure beautifully. The bold color used in the hairstyle also makes it pop in such a cool way.
Subtle use of color and waves are predominant elements with 50s hairstyles. The raised curly hair around the facial area is one common element that identifies with the hairstyles of the fifties. There are lots of styling elements that one can borrow from the hairstyle below. From the curly layered hair to the general styling, each aspect adds to the beauty and uniqueness of the style.