Seven Ladies on Instagram Who Are Killing the Retro Hairstyle Game

Seven Ladies on Instagram Who Are Killing the Retro Hairstyle Game

When you think of pinup hairstyles, do you immediately think “Mad Men,” Bettie Page, red lipstick, film noir, and wiggle skirts? These seven Instagram beauty icons we found show that pinup hair doesn’t have to be stuck in the ‘50s. Follow these glam gals for some inspiration, and confidently strut your own unique retro style into 2019.

Bright Colors

Miss Mandarin Orange proves that you don’t have to be confined to black and white to be a confident femme fatale. She rocks a colorful vintage look with popping red lips, bright eyeshadow, orange locks, and an adorable hair flower accessory.


Patterned Hair Scarves


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Super Lazy hair day today! I’m rocking the messy bun I slept in 😂 I just added my @classy.rebel clip in Betties and tied on a bandana! Easy peasy! #minimaleffort Brows: @elfcosmetics brow duo Shadows: @seraphinebotanicals crystal & chrome in Smokey quartz and @thebalm kuwakaribisha I added a line of the @illamasqua liner in the crease and buffed it out Brown liner: @illamasqua colouring pencil in Honour Lashes: @essencemakeup I heart extreme volume Blush: @kaleidocosmetics primadonna Highlight: @citycolorcosmetics glow pro stellar in Nebula Lip: @tartecosmetics tarteist lip paint in Festival Bangs: @classy.rebel deluxe Bettie Bangs #pinup#pinupgirl #pinuphair #pinuphairstyle #pinupgram #pinuplife #pinupstyle #pinupgirl #rockabilly #rockabella#pinupmodel#tattoo#tattooed#tattoos#tattooedgirls #ink#inked#inkedladies #neotraditionaltattoo #neotraditional #neotrad #wingedliner#vintagehair#retrohair#bettiebangs#classyrebel#40shair#50shair #pinupbandana#bettiepage

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Heather Hellkat shows that lazy hair days can be sleek, classy, and cute by tying a leopard print hair scarf over the top of her messy bun and showcasing her perfectly manicured blunt bangs.


Natural Low Bun

Sophia is a beauty and fashion blogger that knows all about combining vintage style with her everyday look. Here she shows off a ‘50s-style low bun that looks amazing with her natural hair and cat eye shades.


Bettie Page Bangs


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Pincurls instead of rollers for a change..✨🌊

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Karina channels some fierce classic Hollywood meets Dita Von Teese vibes with her long, wavy, jet black hair complete with Bettie Page-style bangs, intense lashes, and a bold lip.


Natural Curls


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How cute is my new Applejack inspired sweater by @ainselkestylehaus! 🍎🐴

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Angel Demure proves that the pinup styles can look great on all types of hair. Her natural curls slay in this rockabilly-inspired ‘do, complete with bouffant bangs and a red headband to match her lips and apple sweater.


Shoulder-Length Bob

Miss Joycurve’s shoulder-length bob with bangs is a great cut for pinup styling. A few pincurls and bobby pins are all it takes to channel her old-Hollywood glam look.


Curly Updos

Chrissy Doll’s pinned-back updo channels beautiful, confident heroines of yesteryear such as Lucille Ball, while she incorporates a modern splash of 2019 with a fun ruby-red hair color (and adorable “Fionna and Cake” tattoo!).


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