16 Pompadour & Quiff Hairstyles for Women

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The pompadour, also known as the quiff or the “faux hawk, is quite a brand-new hairstyle. Usually the pompadour hairstyle is shaved clearly at both sides and teased top in the center. It has become frequent options for singers Miley Cyrus and Pink and a number of other superstars

Short Blonde Quiff Hairstyle for Women

Short Blonde Quiff Hairstyle for Women

In the photo gallery of twenty splendid pompadour hairstyles, you will find that a great number of various kinds of pompadours and fake Mohawks which are also known as “faux hawks”.

The “Quiff” is a rockabilly hairstyle. On the basis of Wikipedia, the quiff is a “hairstyle that combines the 1950s pompadour hairstyle, the 50s flattop, and sometimes a Mohawk. People do not reach an agreement of the etymology of the quiff but a lot of people think that it may derive from the French word “coiffe” that refer to either a hairstyle or, dating further back, the mail knights wore over their heads and under the helmets. The quiff hairstyle was the theme in the British ‘Teddy Boy’ movement, but it became re-popular in Europe in the early 1980s and resurge in popularity currently.

The pompadour hairstyle is named after the mistress of King Louis XV, Madame de Pompadour who created her hair swept high up off the face.

The “Faux hawk” is a fake Mohawk. As for a Mohawk, usually the sides of the head are shaved with a strip of hair kept long and swept up and off the face. A fake Mohawk maintains the up-swept plume, yet the sides of the head are rarely shaved, but rather combed tightly against the head thus it looks shaved.

Here are some popular short pompadour & quiff hair styles for you to choose from, enjoy.

Rihanna FauxHawk Hairstyle for Women

Rihanna FauxHawk Hairstyle for Women

Celebrity Ruby Rose Short Blonde Fauxhawk Hairstyle

Celebrity Ruby Rose Short Blonde Fauxhawk Hairstyle

Miley Cyrus Quiff Hairstyles

Miley Cyrus Quiff Hairstyles

Eva Pigford Curly Quiff Hairstyle for Black Women

Eva Pigford Curly Quiff Hairstyle for Black Women

Teija Vaittinen Fake Mohawk Hairstyle

Teija Vaittinen Fake Mohawk Hairstyle

Brigitte Nielsen Short Blonde Quiff Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Brigitte Nielsen Short Blonde Quiff Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Bo Bruce Short Messy Faux Hawk Hairstyle for Women

Bo Bruce Short Messy Faux Hawk Hairstyle for Women

Dominique Tipper Black Quiff Hairstyles

Dominique Tipper Black Quiff Hairstyles

Tilda Swinton Elegant Short Quiff Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Tilda Swinton Elegant Short Quiff Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Quiff Hairstyles - Elegant Updo for Short Hair

Quiff Hairstyles – Elegant Updo for Short Hair

Kimberly Wyatt Pompadour Hairstyle

Kimberly Wyatt Pompadour Hairstyle

Eva Longoria Pompadour Quiff Hairstyles

Eva Longoria Pompadour Quiff Hairstyles

Miley Cyrus Pompadour & Quiff Hairstyles

Miley Cyrus Pompadour & Quiff Hairstyles

Pink's Signature Pompadour Hairstyle

Pink’s Signature Pompadour Hairstyle

Ruby Rose Red Pompadour Hairstyle for Short Hair

Ruby Rose Red Pompadour Hairstyle for Short Hair

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