1920s-Inspired Wedding Hairstyles
If you’re an old soul at heart, or simply adore the style in Jay Gatsby’s era, the 1920’s was an extremely influential period in regards to women’s style. Hair was kept short, makeup was sultry and dresses were worn long and beaded. We have taken inspiration from this era and created three hairstyles which are a nod to the fabulous 1920’s.
Tuck and cover
Perfect for longer hair, this style is all about choosing a glamourous head band, and pairing it with a chic side bun.
- Start with clean hair, and choose weather you want to curl or straighten the ends.
- Part hair on the side, then put the head band over the hair. Then take one strand and thread it through the side of your head, (covering up the band).
- Do this with the rest of the hair, until you can no longer see the head band. Then push to the side and flip hair into the head band. This will also keep it secure.
- Tie with an elastic, and pin any loose strands back under the bun.
This glamourous hairstyle is made for women with short hair (which touches the nape of the neck). Pair with dark eyes and red lip for a statement look.
- Prep hair with styling lotion, and focus this on the ends (avoid the roots since it could make the hair too oily to work with).
- Section hair from the nape of the neck, cover in a thin tissue and curl hair anti-clockwise around the finger. Then clip to secure it into place.
- Continue to curl hair in rows, remembering to do this in an anti-clockwise motion. Allow hair to sit like this for a few hours before brushing out the curls.
- Lightly use a finishing spray to secure the curls.
Straight with a statement
Perfect for anyone who wants to incorporate a statement accessory from the 1920’s into their look, without an overwhelming hairstyle.
- Work with the natural texture of your hair, (whether it is straight or curly), and create some volume at the crown. Loose waves works perfectly if you have longer hair, or keep hair sleek and straight if it’s short.
- Finish off with a huge statement piece such as a rhinestone bridal sash to spice up the entire look.
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