Category Archives: Historical Hairstyle Tutorials

Historical hairstyle tutorials from the Middle Ages, the Victorian & Edwardian era and the 1920s, and boho hairstyle tutorials.

Edwardian Pin Curl Tutorial – No-Heat Zig-Zag Waves

Edwardian Pin Curl Tutorial - No-Heat Zig-Zag Waves

‘Every woman can wave her hair, if she wants to, on pins.’ (Every Woman’s Encyclopaedia, 1910-2a)

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create authentic Edwardian heatless zig zag curls. Edwardian ladies used this technique to create waves for their pompadour hairstyles but these zig zag waves are still beautiful today!

And these curls last for days! My hair is naturally straight and doesn’t hold curls well but these are different: The zig zag waves hold for a whole week. Even in damp weather! Continue reading Edwardian Pin Curl Tutorial – No-Heat Zig-Zag Waves