Category Archives: Historical Hairstyle Tutorials

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

1920s/30s Hairstyle Tutorial For Long Hair

An easy and authentic 1920s/30s hairstyle tutorial for long hair that is still wearable today!

1920s/30s Hairstyle Tutorial For Long Hair

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to recreate an original 1920s/30s hairstyle for your next Gatsby party! Not all women in the 1920s wore their hair bobbed. This hairstyle was worn by women who loved their long tresses but still wanted to look fashionable. Continue reading 1920s/30s Hairstyle Tutorial For Long Hair

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