The hairstyles of the era of 1960s were unique and diverse. Most of the hairstyles were bouffant but there are some other varieties as well.
Women of 1960s had the choice of wearing hairstyles for different lengths with straight and curly hair. Hairstyles for women from 1960s are making a strong comeback.
Bouffant 1960s hairstyles for women
Bouffant was one of the common hairstyles for women of 1960s. This hairstyle featured backcombing all over the head especially a heighted hair section at the crown. Bangs were straight touching the eyebrows that were often pushed to one side. The flip was a classic type of bouffant that required flipping on ends outward or upward. One type of bouffant featured curling of ends in an upward direction. These hairstyles for women were suitable for short and medium hair that was accentuated with a headband.
A bouffant was also combined with an up do to get a beehive. In order to get this hairstyle, hair length should not exceed longer than shoulders. Top hair is teased or backcombed and a French twist is made after pulling it back. In 1960s, the height of beehive with jewels and scarf reflected the individuality of women. This hairstyle can be styled with a bun instead of twist. Bouffant hairstyles for women with bun are created after tying a ponytail and teasing it. A bun is formed and pinned for a sophisticated hairstyle.
These hairstyles for women are also styled by modern ladies. The hair is teased to get volume along with curled ends. The modern name of this hairstyle is helmet hair that gives secure styles to working women. Al these bouffant hairstyles for women need a lot of styling product. Fine hair becomes difficult to manage without styling gel and hairspray.
The boy cut was also one of the popular hairstyles for women of 1960s. This hairstyle requires a short cut all around the head. Moreover, this hairstyle is low maintenance and need few products. But this severe hairstyle is not suitable for all women.
Flipped hairstyles for women are simple and creative. These hairstyles are purely feminine and evolved with the passage of time. Medium to short haircut is needed to flip the ends inwards or outwards. Height at the top will give a perfect hairstyle of 1960s.
1960s bob hairstyles
A bob hairstyle is popular these days. Basically, this hairstyle was introduced in 1960s. At that time, it featured some layers for straight or wavy hair.
A bob hairstyles of 1960s was well-defined and evenly cut. Some women got this hairstyle for straight hair while other wore it for curly hair. The modern bob hairstyle is suitable for all age groups and consists of many variations such as A-line bob, asymmetrical bob and angled bob. All these bob hairstyles are styled after getting a haircut above the shoulders.