Many hair styles that were once considered old fashion are now on the rise again and in some instances are being called trendy. Retro hair styles are in style again and are not only being worn by women but by men also. Deciding to wear your hair in a retro look not only can set you apart but can reveal your sense of style. The Retro styles below are some examples of hair styles that can be recreated for you by a hair stylist, your barber or even you as long as you have all the necessary hair supplies that are required which an be purchase at your local beauty supply store.
Things you'll need:
- adjustable Hair clippers
- Hair comb
- Hair grease
- The Pompdour was a very popular hair style. Worn in the 30's by actor James Dean and in the 50's by Ricky Nelson. This style requires a close cut around the nape of the neck and around the ears and the top of the hair left long. the front of the hair is to be comb back and made to stand up with grease or pomade. For those with curly or wavy hair, you or your barber cut slightly over the top of your hair to give shape to your hair stands.
- The Crew cut. started in the 60's and 70's and was once worn by the singer Elvis Presley and are now worn by celebrities such as David Beckham and Sam Worthington. The classic crew cut is a fade that has the side and the back of the hair cut very short and the crown longer and standing straight up or brush to the back.
- The Classic hair style was all the rage in the 40's and 50's. An example of this style was worn by singer Dean Martin and actor Tony Curtis where the sides of the hair were cut above the ears and comb back and the hair at the back of the neck was tapered and cut above the collar. The sides of the hair were then blended into the top of the hair and the front of the hair comb straight up. Styling gel will keep this hair style shiny and in place