Time lines of Hairstyles - Women's
How hair styles have changed over the decades.
18th Century - elaborate wigs, mile-high coiffures and highly decorated curls.
1920s - short, bobbed and waved styles.
1940s - Soft curls falling onto the shoulders or long, wavy natural looks.
1950s - Hair began to suffer abuse however and was teased, sculpted, sprayed, permanently waved and forced into perfectly formed curls. Hair often resembled a perfect helmet and women started to visit salons on a weekly.
1960s - short, back-combed hairstyles that could be quickly styled and held in place with hair spray, softened with a long, feminine fringe.
1970s - Manes of free-falling curls, soft partings and long fringes.
1980s- The long-bob was highly favoured-precisely cut and evenly curled under, a good hairdresser was an essential part of this woman’s life.
1990s - Messed-up hair was very much in but whether long or short it seemed the whole world had definitely gone blonde! Multi-toned highlights, all over blonde – any shade of blonde in fact, even previously brunette models and film stars turned blonde.
Time line of Hairstyles - Men's
How hairstyles have changed over the decades
1920s - The popular hairstyles for men were moustaches and beards. Their hair was flat and plastered down.
1940s - Men in the 1940's usually wore their hair on the long side and all slicked back.
1950s - Sides of his hair slick back and the top cut in long, brush the hair straight back and up.
1960s - Short, clean haircuts - Mods
1970s - Simple hairstyle, where straight hair hangs down to just below the ear and than it is turned over into a soft curl at the ends.
1980s- The watchword for hair in the 1980s was BIG. The 80s was the of the hair band, the crimping iron and the teasing comb.
1990s - This style closely resembled the mullet.
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