Red Carpet Styles You Can Do At Home

Looking for the perfect pick-me-up? Here's a suggestion. Vintage is in. Look around you. There's a vintage modern mashup happening everywhere. You can add a vintage flair to any look with your best accessory -- your hair! And with award season in full swing, you'll be sure to see a lot of celebrities strutting these vintage hairstyles on the red carpet.

And although it may seem impossible, some of these vintage styles can be created right in your own homes, with simple hairstyling tools that are lurking in your bathroom shelf. 

Vintage Hairstyles presents tools, techniques, and step-by-step instructions you need to get eye-catching looks, from the finger waves of the roaring 1920s to the beehive of the rebellious 1960s. 

It doesn’t hurt to add a bit of glam into your style. Whether you are planning for an Oscar Party with your BFFs, or just want to mix up your everyday style with playful curls, Vintage Hairstyles by Emma Sundh and Sarah Wing, will guide you. 

Going beyond hair, you can also go through a pouty-lipped safari, that will take you from the taboo-ridden 1910s to the trendsetting 1960s. 

Along with movies, makeup became the trend in the 1920s. In silent movies, makeup was used as a tool to emphasize contrasting features. You'll notice the stark eyebrows that were prominent in those movies, and their purpose was to underscore facial features.

Lips were painted dark red to distinguish them from pale skin. 


"During the tumultuous period of women's issues and cropped 'dos, women used makeup to mark their independence and identity. It was an effective means to alternatively please and upset, all while challenging societal norms, thus breaking new ground." 

Vintage Hairstyles by Emma Sundh and Sarah Wing, is available at 
Chapters Indigo


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