Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The 1950's decade

Audrey Hepburn and the Pixie Cut

The 1950's ushered in a new era of Fashion and Vintage Hair. It was a prosperous decade that embraced advances in the beauty industry, which included hairspray and the perm. By the end of the 1950's, hairstyles like the beehive and bouffant were at the height of their popularity. However, they also shared the fashion stage with shorter looks like the pixie cut, who you all might remember by Audrey Hepburn wearing .

Audrey Hepburn and the Beehive hairstlye
While hairstyle's come and go, the beehive is a  hairstyle that is still popular today. This popular Hairstyle came about in the late 1950's, Commonly worn with gowns or to a fancy event. The "Beehive" became a hit in the United States and other western countries,  reaching  it's peak of popularity in the 1960s. Women were just infatuated with the beehive updo, also known as B-52. 

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