11 Popular Hairstyles Since the 1920s

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We’re always drawing from the past for fashion trends, and hairstyles are no exception. Let’s travel through time and look at popular hair styles throughout the last century.

11. Finger Wave
1920s/1930s

Having grown to popularity during the flapper era, this hairstyle involved shaping and molding chin or ear-level hair into S-shaped curves with lots of gel. Today, the process is pretty much the same, but the convenience of curling and flat irons have made the process slightly easier. Purists will tell you, however, that waves made with irons technically falls under “Marcelling” or the “Marcel Wave.”

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