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1930s Hairstyles

1930s Authentic Coiffures


Shorter waved hair defined the nineteen thirties coiffure. Hair was primarily worn at chin or just above shoulder length with deeply set waves. The permanent wave was a popular method to aid the in setting of waves. The look of the thirties was clean, sleek, and sophisticated. Longer hair would be waved and the length of the hair wrapped in a low bun at the base of the neck.

Finger Waves

Water Waves

Brush Curling

Pin Curling

Straight Back and Variations

Various Hair Styles

Download reVamp's 1930s Vintage Hairstyling App!

This is a must-have app for all vintage hair styling enthusiasts.

This how-to-app on vintage 1930s women's hairstyling features both wet sets and hot iron sets that is a major expansion of what is available on the reVamp site. In addition to instructions on 4 wet set techniques such as finger waves and pin curls, there are 3 types of marcel waves and 6 types of hot iron curls like sculpture paper curls. The app also features 5 complete hairstyles as well as 2 long hairstyles.