Retro hairstyles are more on trend than ever and constantly inspire big fashion designers’ new collections. We have broken down styles from each decade to help you choose the right hairstyle for you. Find out which one suits your style best… does your look belong more in the 50s, 60s or 90s?
The chic 50s
The hairstyles from this decade are perfect for you if… you like having a polished look. Defined haircuts, curls with a clear side parting. The hairstyles from this period will give you a sophisticated pin-up look. Hair is shiny and glistening, an effect you can create using a small amount of gel or a few squirts of Shine Spray .
The sophisticated 60s
The hairstyles from this decade are perfect for you if… you are a fan of XXL volume and structured haircuts. In the 60s, hairstyles were floaty and created a glamourous and seductive style. Blow-dried styles were full of volume and maximised the hair’s depth. It was also the era for quiffs and wide headbands to create maximum relief. To try out this style, your hairspray will become your number one ally.
The freedom of the 70s
The hairstyles from this decade are perfect for you if… you like having a natural and relaxed look. The 70s were marked by the Hippie movement and baba cool. The messy-styled effect is essential as effortless hairstyles were more on trend than ever. By being inspired by this era, you will give the wind of freedom to your hair. Whether you try out wavy locks , straight hair with a fringe, wearing your hair down or a very short style… the keyword is comfort!
The eccentric 80s
The hairstyles from this decade are perfect for you if… you are looking for a daring hairstyle which is full of character. During this extremely colourful decade, people dared to stand out and go for completely original looks. Perms were at their height so curly, even very frizzy hair was in fashion. But also tousled hair full of volume was very much on trend. Punk, rock, afro, hip hop… styles were established and combined. Just what you need to awaken your inner rebel!
The energetic 90s
The hairstyles from this decade are perfect for you if… you love wearing your hair up or want a hairstyle which is full of movement. During this decade, ponytails were worn higher. Topknots became the it-hairstyle of the 90s. But not only that! Layered hairstyles were highly popular, with the success of the Rachel Cut in Friends. Chignons multiplied with the phenomenon of mini buns. It was also the decade for hair colouring when streaks and highlights were the done thing.