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1910s Hairstyles

1910s Authentic Coiffures


    Hair styling during the teens was defined by voluminous sihouttes shaped softly around the face.  Hair pieces were used to create the necessary volume and false braids and switches were used to adorn the more intricate styles.  Before the permanent and curling iron, there was the Marcel wave. Similar in concept to the curling iron, the Marcel iron was heated and used to crimp hair into waves.  The waves would add texture and interest to the intricate styles employed during this decade.

The Simple Pompadour

The Divided Pompadour

The Pysche Knot

The American Wave

Marcel Waves