30 DIY Vintage Hairstyle Tutorials for Short, Medium, Long Hair

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From the downright famous to super sexy, these 30 vintage hair styles are totally hot! Check out these beautiful vintage hairstyles bellow and follow the guides to create your favorite hair styles by yourself at home!

Vintage Hairstyle Tutorial for long hair: Old Hollywood Giant Roller Waves

Old Hollywood Giant Roller Waves
Hot rollers are magic. Get the tutorial here.

Vintage Hairstyle for wedding: Anne Shirley’s Gibson Tuck

Anne Shirley's Gibson Tuck
Get the directions here.

Brigitte Bardot’s Half-Up Bouffant via Contempt

Brigitte Bardot's Half-Up Bouffant via Contempt
Tutorial here.

Ronettes-Esque Beehive

A Ronettes-Esque Beehive
Get this epic beehive look here.

Bettie Page’s Teased Baby Bangs

Bettie Page's Teased Baby Bangs

Betty Grable’s Scarf Updo

Betty Grable's Scarf Updo
Tutorial here.

Billie Holiday’s Glamorous Curls

Billie Holiday's Glamorous Curls
Watch the video here.

This more subtle twist on classic victory rolls is super adorable and pretty easy to create.

Get the how-to on The Freckled Fox.

Vintage Hairstyle Tutorial: Lauren Bacall’s Waves

Lauren Bacall's Waves
Check out the tutorial here.

Hairstyle Tutorial: Jackie O.’s Flippy Bob



Nancy Drew probably must have followed the exact same steps to get this look. Get the tutorial here.

Hair Tutorial: Romantically Tousled Garden Party Hair

Romantically Tousled Garden Party Hair
Directions over on the Sephora blog.

Vintage Hairstyle Picture Tutorial : An Easy 1940s Pinback Hairdo

An Easy 1940s Pinback Hairdo
Tutorial here.

An Audrey Hepburn-Esque High Chignon

An Audrey Hepburn-Esque High Chignon
You’re so fancy. Get the tutorial here.

Hairstyle Tutorial: Joan Holloway’s Chignon

Joan Holloway's Chignon

Vintage Hairstyle for medium length hair: Brigitte Bardot’s Messy Beehive

Brigitte Bardot's Messy Beehive
Get the directions here.

Lena Horne’s Victory Rolls

Lena Horne's Victory Rolls
youtube.com / Via vixen-vintage.com
Watch the YouTube tutorial here.

Vintage Hairstyle for African American Women: Beauty Queen Beehive

Beauty Queen Beehive
Watch the video tutorial here.

1920s Faux-Bob

A 1920s Faux-Bob
Get the full directions here.

20s Inspired Finger Waves


Finger waves are tough to master but the are stunning. I like that with this tutorial you only wave the front, saving you time and frustration.

Learn more atTwo Happy Hearts.

Vintage Hairstyle for Shoulder Length Hair: 1920s Marcel Wave

A 1920s Marcel Wave
Throw on some pearls and you’re set. Get the directions here.

Beehive Hairstyle


Learn how to recreate this amazing baby beehive from the Louis Vuitton Spring 2013 show in Paris.[Photo by Felix Wong]

Find the how-to video onFlare.

A 1930s Romantic Nape Hairdo

A 1930s Romantic Nape Hairdo
Directions here.

Throwback to the 30s


This half-up, half-down vintage look is just adorable.

Recreate it with a little guidance fromTwist Me Pretty.

Vintage Hairstyle for Long Hair: A 1930s Bride Updo

A 1930s Bride Updo
Full tutorial here.

Late ’30s/Early ’40s Librarian Chic Bob



This hairstyle requires a sponge roller set.

Vintage Hairstyle for Black Women: A 1940s Wartime Curly Bob

A 1940s Wartime Curly Bob
Hello sailor! Get the tutorial here.

1940s Hair Tutorial

These twists are nice and tight to the scalp, as they I’ve learned that proper victory rolls should be.

The step-by-step can be found onThe Glitter Guide.

A ’50s Pompadour

A '50s Pompadour
Follow the directions here.

Sandra Dee’s 1950s Ponytail

Sandra Dee's 1950s Ponytail
Check out the tutorial here.

Vintage Hairstyle for long straight hair: A 1960s Half-Up Bouffant

A 1960s Half-Up Bouffant
Directions here.

Vintage Hairstyle for Black Women with long hair: A 1970s Braided Bowl Cut

A 1970s Braided Bowl Cut
Instant bangs! Get the tutorial here.