Pin-ups in the 1950s were actresses and models featured in provocative poses. Fashion for pin-up modelling was excessive and over the top, but the hair was glamorous and structured, rolled in curls and never worn straight. Creating '50s pin-up hair today requires the right tools and products, but is overall an easy style to achieve.
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Things you need
- Hair mousse
- Sectioning clips
- Hot rollers and roller pins
Create a deep side part. Brush your hair so that it's tangle-free.
Rub a palmful of mousse evenly throughout your hair.
Divide your hair into 2-inch sections. Sections of this size will create softer curls instead of tight curls. Secure each section with a clip.
Start with a section of hair at your hairline right above your forehead. Roll it around a large hot roller and roll it away from your face, not toward it. Secure with a roller pin.
Continue this process. Move to the sections along your hairline in the front and move toward the back.
Allow the rollers to cool for at least 15 to 20 minutes.
Unwind each roller slowly.
Shake out your curls and run your fingers through them to tousle them.
Mist with hairspray.
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