30 Staggering Retro Hairstyles

When you want a different look that will get you noticed at a function, one of these retro hairstyles is worth trying out. A retro hairstyle usually has waves, curls and puffs that enhance a simple hairstyle. The use of bandanas and ribbons around the head is also a popular retro effect. Many celebrities of yesteryear have popularized curly-haired bobs with puffs on top that look very smart. These are hairstyles that go well with formal party dresses because they look so stylish. You can add something extra with a lacy or floral hairpiece for the festive and celebration look.

Some hairstyles with retro look have never gone out of style. They are popular even today as they have a chic appearance. Most of the styles have one or more of puffs, bangs, curls and waves. Just straight blunt cuts are not part of the retro effect. These are hairstyles that will give you a different look as they are styles that are easily noticeable. They are trend setters and look great with party formals. If you want to enhance the hairstyle for a greater festive look then a retro style lacy hairpiece is all that is needed and you are ready to jive.

If you like this article, you might be interested in some of our other articles on Shag Hairstyles, Hairstyles For Black Women, Medium Long Hairstyles and Medium Short Hairstyles.

Sideways Bangs

One side bangs and a layered shoulder length bob is a retro hairstyle that looks great around an oval face.

Sideways Bangs

Sideways Bangs

Black Waves

Black hair styled in shoulder length waves is one of the most classic and oft used retro hairstyles.

Black Waves

Black Waves

Long & Short

Long straight bangs and short ear-level curled bob is a superlative combo for a retro hairstyle.

Long & Short

Long & Short

Puffy Updo

An updo made up of many puffs around the head is a retro hairstyle that is good enough to be a celebrity hairdo.

Puffy Updo

Puffy Updo

High Ponytail

A ponytail tied on the crown and low bangs is a great retro combination that has never grown old.

High Ponytail

High Ponytail

Long Layers And Puff

A hint of a puff at the top adds a sense of style to this lovely layered retro hairstyle.

Long Layers And Puff

Long Layers And Puff

Layered Cascade

Medium length cascade of wavy hair looks very stylish in this retro hairstyle especially with the hairpiece.

Layered Cascade

Layered Cascade

Glory Of Ringlets

A bob with 16th century ringlets is one of the most popular retro hairstyles that have lasted since generations.

Glory Of Ringlets

Glory Of Ringlets

Updo And Bangs

The smart one side bangs relieve the severity of the updo in this lovely retro hairstyle.

Updo And Bangs

Updo And Bangs

Purple Streaks

A retro hairstyle made up of a wavy loose updo becomes suddenly very trendy with the purple streaks.

Purple Streaks

Purple Streaks

Trendy Combo

As far as retro hairstyles is concerned a shaggy updo, a puff in front and a bandana around the head looks stylish.

Trendy Combo

Trendy Combo

Waves Of Black Silk

Silky black hair flowing in waves down the back in a medium length cut is a superlative retro hairstyle.

Waves Of Black Silk

Waves Of Black Silk

Golden Feathers

A golden feathery hairpiece gives this wavy shoulder length retro hairstyle a chic look.

Golden Feathers

Golden Feathers

Rolled Up Puff

A rolled up puff in front adds a stylish look to the otherwise simple wavy retro bob.

Rolled Up Puff

Rolled Up Puff

Inward Bangs

Bangs on one side that curves inwards give this wavy retro hairstyle a different and trendy look.

Inward Bangs

Inward Bangs

Classic Beauty

One of the most stylish and classic retro looks is this shoulder length layered hairstyle with wavy ends.

Classic Beauty

Classic Beauty

Curls For Volume

When you want a beautiful hairstyle that has volume this retro look with waves is just what you are looking for.

Curls For Volume

Curls For Volume

Wisps Of Curls

A layered medium length cut with brown wisps standing in waves around the shoulders is a superb retro hairstyle.

Wisps Of Curls

Wisps Of Curls

Puffed Bob

A combination of puffs on top and blunt cut bob is a retro hairstyle that many celebrities have carried off with élan.

Puffed Bob

Puffed Bob

Curly Bob With Streaks

Blonde hair trimmed in shoulder length waves and curls is a retro hairstyle that becomes trendy with black streaks.

Curly Bob With Streaks

Curly Bob With Streaks

Black And White

White blonde hair styled in layers up to the shoulders looks great as a retro hairstyle especially with black streaks.

Black And White

Black And White

Curled Beauty

Silky black hair with such a glorious bunch of retro style curls is a very eye-catching hairstyle to have.

Curled Beauty

Curled Beauty

Straight And Curled

You know you have a retro look when the top hair is severely straight and the ends flow in beautiful curls.

Straight And Curled

Straight And Curled

Side Parting

A side parting, one side bangs and curls resting over the shoulders make this a lovely typical retro hairstyle.

Side Parting

Side Parting

Oval Look

A men’s retro hairstyle that creates an oval shape around the head reminds one of the Beatles age.

Oval Look

Oval Look

Tufts And Strands

If you are looking for a trendy yet retro hairstyle then this one with tuft like unevenly trimmed strands looks good.

Tufts And Strands

Tufts And Strands

Ribbons and Updos

A partial updo with a broad ribbon around the head combine with the bangs to create a beautiful retro hairstyle.

Ribbons and Updos

Ribbons and Updos

Short Bob

A short wavy bob is a classic retro hairstyle that has gone on for years and never grows old-fashioned.

Short Bob

Short Bob

Loose Updo

A loose updo is embellished with puffs at the top to create a really stylish celebrity retro hairstyle.

Loose Updo

Loose Updo

Unusual Combo

This is a retro hairstyle worth copying with its partial updo, puffs on two sides and bangs over the forehead.

Unusual Combo

Unusual Combo

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