Hair Styling Essentials Unit D

Unit D provides you with an overview of the styles worn during different periods, from the 1800s all the way to present day. Knowing how to create accurate period styles is an invaluable skill when working on film sets, television productions, or photo shoots.

Creating Period Hair Styles

In this book, you’ll learn about

  • Women’s hair in the 1840s and 1880s
  • The early 1900s Gibson girl
  • 1920s finger waves
  • 1940s victory rolls
  • A 1960s bouffant
  • And many other period looks

1840s and 1880s

In this video, you’ll learn

  • How to create the chignon bun and side curls from the 1840s
  • How to recreate an 1880s look with a high pompadour and cascading ringlets

A 1950s Marilyn Monroe Look

In this video, you’ll learn how to

  • Set the hair in a brick lay formation
  • Redirect the hair to build volume at the hairline
  • Release the curlers and create a look typical of the 1950s

A 1960s Bouffant

In this video, you’ll learn how to

  • Alter a bouffant for different age groups
  • Create volume for the bouffant
  • Accessorize the final bouffant look