1970 s hairstyles



You can copy any of the 70″s style haircuts and bring it to 2009. Find a good salon, and take some pictures with you. Decide which one you want to mimic and go for it!

The Shag
The Shag suits most hair types except super thick and super fine hair. It looks amazing on delicate faces with small features.The longest hair should be at the crown.

Short Shag -Ask your hairdresser to cut super short layers blended into the length of your hair. Blow dry all over, no need to use a brush and then add some texturizing product like Bed Head Manipulator, into the hair and style. These short layered haircuts are great since they are so easy to style and so stylish to wear!


Medium length Shag – This style is great for those in the process of growing out their hair. It will give you a fabulous new look while your hair is “in-between” hairstyles. For a medium length shag, you can get away with longer layers. Have your hairdresser cut in all over layers and then go back and do loads of texturizing throughout for that shaggy look.

Shaggy hair suits most face shapes and of course is easy to look after, just run the fingers through to get the shaggy windswept look. From shaggy bobs to long layered shaggy styles. A seventies hairstyle that will always be popular as it is so practical. Add a bit of hair gel for nights out and a more striking look. Finish by kicking the ends out with your fingers.

The Wedge

The origin of the wedge haircut has come from the seventies, in which it was created by a stylist that was employed at the famous Vidal Sassoon salon. Through the style, of which most often includes bangs which are swept to the side and a haircut that can be easily straightened and styled through the use of a minimal amount of products.
Through the use of the wedge haircut, the individual can choose a versatile style that can be made to appear in a variety of different ways through the use of differently cut bangs, or even through the use of layers throughout the style, and the use of colors and highlighting with the wedge haircut.

Long Straight “Hippie Hair"


Long straight hair parted down the middle . Plain and simple. You can straighten it with a flat iron, or the hard way with a clothes iron like in the 1970″s. Nothing fancy, no special cuts, just keep your ends trimmed for healthier, fuller hair.

The Mullet

The Mullet has existed for a lot longer than many people think. All that is required for a hairstyle to qualify as a mullet is that it has shorter hair in front and on top and longer hair in back, particularly at the nape area. The mullet hairstyle is great for people with rounder faces, or who want to play up their eyes or cheekbones as a focal feature. It”s also a great style for making the neck look longer.

The classic mullet style (for men) looks just like a man”s traditional haircut on the top and sides of the head. The hair is trimmed short around the ears and on top, then gradually becomes long and layered in the back. Men with almost any hair type can wear this variant, but it looks especially good on men with natural wave or some curl to their hair.

Page Boys

A page boy is basically a longer bob cut. It hangs under the chin and tops of the shoulders. A page boy is an everlasting hairstyle for women in any age and looks mainly elegant on older women. The bottoms can be rounded and curled or flipped up.



The Afro

Natural afro hair needs maintenance as well since the afro hairstyle does not come naturally to some people. Those who wish to make their hairstyles into afro hair styles must realize that they must let heir hair grow long and not get a haircut in order to achieve a bigger afro hairdo. The hair is usually curled or braided before it is arranged or styled into the afro hair style to make it frizzier and more susceptible to the afro style.

The Farrah Fawcett
Start with a long-layered haircut that is texturized throughout and angled sharply from your cheekbone to the bottom. Apply a holding mouse or hair gel to your wet hair, making sure to cover your hair from the root area to the ends. You will need it at the root area to help it to lift off the scalp when you blow it dry and you will need it on the ends when you hold the flip. Blow your hair dry, upside down if you need fullness.
Next, use a flat-iron to smooth and cause the hair to flip without curling.
To do this clamp your flat iron onto the hair, high on the hair shaft. Then draw the iron down the hair (this smoothes it) until you are about four inches from the end. Then, turn the flat iron in an upward motion, creating a slight upward bend in the hair. This is your "flip."

Finish with a light flexible hair spray to help keep the shape.

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