Pulling your locks back with burlesque updo hairstyles for long hair doesn’t have to mean dialling down the glamour. Here’s our favourite easy updos for long hair.
Burlesque Updo Hairstyles for Long Hair
The internet has lots of hairstyle tutorials for every look. Finding the best ones can seem like a big task. This is our list of vintage wisdom to create burlesque updo hairstyles for long hair in the comfort of your own home.
Updos are a great way to try something new and mix up your style. Add some vintage glamour into your look with these dos and don’ts for fabulously flattering hairstyles.
There’s plenty of classic burlesque hairstyles for long hair for all-out photoshoot-ready pinup hair. They are a really great place to start for sultry down-dos.
We also shared how to fake cropped locks with burlesque faux short hair. This hairstyle is oh-so 1920s hair and it’s perfect for a glamorous night.
All these hairstyles will give you a wealth of techniques for your arsenal. Now we can move onto the updos you can wear day-in, day-out, despite the weather and activity.
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The Hitchcock Heroines trend has hit the catwalks and it’s the ideal vintage hairstyle to add a little drama to your look. Makeup takes you through the statement cat eyes and bold lips for this season.
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Now, we’re going to share with you how to get the retro inspired hairstyles in true mullet style. Yes, business in the front and party in the back with bumper bangs. These are also known as suicide rolls or reverse victory rolls.
Achieving flawless bumper bangs is practically an essential burlesque and pinup hairstyling technique. We shared some simple how-tos for bumper bangs and how to fake them in hairstyles for long hair but there’s lots of ways to fake that fringe.
Whether your hair is up or down, victory rolls are a great way to keep your hair out of your face and add a lil va-va-voom. We love this look so much we’ve now created an entire blog post for this easy updo.
The beehive bouffant can be dressed up and dressed down plus its continued popularity suggests it’s here to stay. Lilith Moon takes us through the French twist. Most of these videos include a lot of teasing but not the kind you’re used to from us. Nonetheless, this timeless hairstyle will take you from day to evening, in all weather.
Poster Girl Perfection
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Over the past few years, the messy bun hasbecome the go-to updo whether it’s a bad hair day, windy weather or you’re just a busy bee. Adding accessories like a bow or hair ties can set you apart in seconds.
We, however, prefer to mix some retro razzmatazz to our lovely locks. Aubrey London has created another great hair how-to for an updated 1950s pinup look inspired by Bernie Dexter.
You can create this with curly, straight or curled hair and pinning them forward. See how quickly a bun can become a cute and classic pinup hairstyle.
Rosie the Riveter
The new casual chic for alternative women is the Rosie the Riveter hairstyle which matches wonderfully with bumper bangs and/or a bouffant FYI. The statement bandanna is a throwback to World War II working women and is still a powerful and feminine look today.
Iris J. (aka I Love Gerardo) does a quick tutorial, if you want a speedy and simple way to get the Rosie the Riveter. Beatrix Von Bourbon can also teach you how to do the reverse bumper bangs. While Kandee Johnson does the whole shebang and has the most popular video on the web.
Beehive ponytails scream 1960s glamour and they’re a versatile hairstyle. If your a fan of this updo why not give a twist with a side-ponytail.
Otherwise, The Beauty Department has come up with this vintage-inspired pictorial. In these 14 easy steps, you can get a beehive ponytail that will be the envy of your friends.
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