There are so many wonderful tutorials, both old and new, on creating the perfect vintage hairdo that I wanted to pile as many as I could into one place! While my hair is too long to really take advantage of many of these styles, I am still fascinated with the variety and elegance the pin curl can create in one’s hair.
Let’s begin with the basics:
Skirting the Issue created a wonderful introduction and tutorial entitled Pin Curls for Dummies.
Picture from Skirting the Issue
And of course, there are the instructions taken right from the era…
Once you have mastered the basics, why not use these vintage sirens as inspiration:
Along with the vintage look, there are also some wonderfully modern ways to implement pin curls.
Here are a few of my favorite:
The Freckled Fox has an AWESOME tutorial on a modern pin-up look.
Image taken from The Freckled Fox
Another fantastic look comes from Brit + Co:
Image used from Brit + Co
And for a 1930’s inspired look check out this one from weheartit.com
Image from weheartit.com
So go get those bobby pins and start pinning! 🙂