How to do Rockabilly Hairstyles

Rockabilly hairstyles are very popular between the eras of 1930s and 1950s. Young adults and teens often wear this kind of hairstyles during the eras mentioned.

Both men and women wearing the hairstyle place their hair high in the front that is closer to the head. Men who are wearing the hairstyle were considered very cool as they combined their hair sides back and polishing it with grease. Meanwhile, women wear waved or curled along the back of a medium or short length hair.

Rockabilly Hairstyles

Rockabilly Haircuts for Short Hair

Rockabilly hairstyles also work great on short hair. The style involves slicking the sides of the back hair while the front hair is raised high up. It is associated with high standing curl at the front of the forehead or top of the head.

Rockabilly Haircuts for Men

For men, rockabilly hairstyles usually involve slightly longer back with enough length on top and a cut with short sides. The front creates an upswept pompadour. Meanwhile, for women, rockabilly hairstyle are more varied but following two general look, the moderate-length & layered style, and the one popularized by Bettie Page during the 1940s and 1950s.

How to Achive Rockabilly Hairstyles

Achieving a rockabilly hairstyle is not easy since the wearer must get the appropriate haircut. Hair should be curled as well before the hairstyle can be achieved. In the recent times, rockabilly hairstyles are getting very trendy. Some of its types let the hair at the back to flow freely.

For this hairstyle, women used the front of their hair to create a monument. The hair is arranged into bun style and put it in place using bobby pins. For a more stylish oriental theme, the hairstyle is used with chopsticks hair pins.

h2>Rockabilly Updo Hairstyle

We’re starting off strong with this charming Rockabilly Updo with bandana tutorial from the talented Melissa Merk! Bandanas are such a staple in Rockabilly hairstyles, and we love the way that Melissa has styled hers. It’s much easier than it looks, so let’s get started!
How to do Rockabilly Updo Hairstyle

step1: Section Off Your Hair

Begin by sectioning off the front part of your hair. If you have bangs or front layers, this is the area you want to separate.

step2: Create a High Ponytail

Gather the rest of your hair and pull it up into a super high ponytail. This will serve as the base for your updo.

step3: Style the Front Section

Apply heat protectant spray to the front section of your hair. Then, curl the ends using a curling iron. Next, use a mega hold hairspray to add volume by backcombing the hair. Smooth the hair back once you’ve achieved the desired volume.

step4: Create a Swoop

Take the curled front section of hair and create a swoop. Pin it in place with bobby pins.

step5: Curl the Ponytail

Apply more heat protectant spray to the ponytail. Then, curl sections of the ponytail using a curling rod. Hold each curl for 10-15 seconds.

step6: Set the Curls

Once all the curls are done, spray the ponytail with hairspray and backcomb for added volume. Finish with another round of hairspray.

step7: Add the Bandana

Take a bandana or a folded handkerchief and place it behind your head. Position it to the side and tie it in a knot. Use bobby pins to secure the bandana if needed.

step8: Final Touches

Check the placement of the bandana and adjust as needed. Your vintage updo is complete!

This look is so achievable for everyday wear, and you can really make this hairstyle yours and channel your own inner Pin-Up girl!

Easy Dita Von Teese Top Bun Rockabilly Hairstyle For Long Hair

Check out this stunning Rockabilly hairstyle tutorial for long hair! Cherry Dollface, one of our favorite experts, shares the secrets behind this glamorous Dita Von Tease inspired high bun, perfect for long locks.

We absolutely adore this fun and playful look and believe it’s a must-try for all of our Rockabilly-loving fans!

How To Achieve The Iconic Dita Von Teese Top Bun Hairstyle?

It’s really easy, although it’s much easier if you have longer hair. If you have shoulder-length hair with lots of layers, you can do it (unless you have a pixie cut)!

step1: Prep Your Hair

Make sure your hair is clean and brushed through to remove any tangles. Apply a hair pomade (such as Lady Luck Pomade) throughout your hair to smooth it out, especially focusing on the ends if they’re dry.

step2: Create the Ponytail

Flip your head completely upside down and brush your hair forward. Pull it as far forward as possible and tie a ponytail at the front of your head, slightly off-center.

step3: Secure the Ponytail

Pin the ponytail out of your way and use a texturizing hairspray (like Sexy Hair’s Flip It Over Spray) to hold everything in place. Use a smoothing brush to ensure the ponytail is smooth and sleek.

step4: Add Finishing Touches

Spray your hair with finishing hairspray (such as Spray and Stay) to set everything in place. Release the pinned ponytail and retie it to make it as neat as possible, brushing any stray pieces into the ponytail.

step5: Conceal the Hair Tie

Take a long piece of hair from underneath the ponytail and wrap it around the hair tie to conceal it. Secure the end of the wrapped hair with bobby pins.

step6: Curl Your Hair

Use a curling iron (3/4 inch or your preferred size) to curl sections of your hair, focusing on the top layers for smoothness and volume.

step7: Tease Your Hair

Tease the hair underneath the top layers for added volume and texture. Use a teasing comb or brush, and remember to tease more if you have finer or shorter hair.

step8: Smooth and Shape

Smooth out the top layers of hair and shape them into a bun at the front of your head. Use hair wax or pomade to smooth any flyaways and ensure everything is sleek.

step9: Secure the Bun

Pin the bun in place, starting at the front of your head and working your way around. Smooth and spray as needed to ensure everything stays in place.

step10: Final Touches

Smooth any remaining pieces of hair and add more hairspray if necessary. Adjust the shape of the bun to your liking.

That’s it! You’ve achieved the Dita Von Teese top bun hairstyle. Remember, practice makes perfect, especially if you have shorter or layered hair. Don’t be afraid to use plenty of hairspray to ensure your style stays in place.

Rockabilly Hairstyle For Curly Hair

For our naturally curled cuties, we absolutely adore this sassy and sexy Rockabilly Updo by the stunning CaribBeauty!

Check out this captivating tutorial for her step-by-step process of achieving this romantic and alluring look.

It’s a very easy way to stretch out your pressed hair into a curly pin-up style. Surprisingly, it requires minimum product but gives really nice fluffy, curly, bouncy results. So, just stay tuned to see how to get it!

How to do Rockabilly Hairstyle For Curly Hair

step1: Prep Your Hair

Begin by sectioning off the front part of your hair, especially if you have bangs or front layers.

step2: Apply Products

Take a small section of hair and apply some curl defining mousse (Beautiful Textures) from root to tip. Then, apply a fat serum to the ends of your hair.

step3: Curl Your Hair

Curl the section of hair under, making sure the tip is fully curled underneath. Roll it tightly onto a curling rod and secure it close to your scalp.

step4: Repeat the Process

Repeat the process for all sections of your hair. It might take some practice to get the hang of it, but it gets easier with time.

step5: Set the Curls

Once all the curls are done, allow your hair to air dry or use a dryer to set the curls.

step6: Undo the Curls

When your hair is completely dry, carefully undo the curlers. Coat your hands in oil to prevent frizz and gently unravel each curl.

step7: Create Volume

Separate the curls and use an afro pick to create volume at the roots. Then, further break up the curls into smaller sections.

step8: Style Your Hair

Create a flat twist with some sections of hair, securing them with bobby pins. Drag the sides of your hair upwards towards the crown of your head and secure them in place.

step9: Final Touches

Adjust the curls to your liking and shape them on top of your head. Add shine with jojoba oil and enjoy the fullness from the afro pick and curlers.

That’s it! Hope you found it helpful.

Vintage Pin Up Inspired Rockabilly Hairstyle With Victory Rolls and Bangs

And who doesn’t love the Rockabilly hairstyle with bangs? Well, we certainly do!

This tutorial is a Rockabilly hairstyle dream, and we believe that the bangs give it that final, perfect touch. These victory rolls frame the face beautifully and add that distinctly Rockabilly flair.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a vintage pin-up inspired hairstyle with victory rolls and bangs. Check out itand learn how to make this hairstyle your own!

How to do Vintage Pin Up Inspired Rockabilly Hairstyle With Victory Rolls and Bangs

step1: Curl Your Hair

Start by spraying your hair with a heat protector spray to prevent damage. Then, use a medium-sized curling iron to curl your hair away from your face. After each curl, pin it to your head to cool down and set the curl. Continue curling all of your hair in the same direction.

step2: Curl Your Bangs

Using the same curling iron, curl your bangs to create a vintage pin-up style. Wrap the bangs around the curling iron to achieve the desired curl.

step3: Release the Curls

Once your hair has cooled down, remove all the pins and release the curls. Use a dense brush to brush through the curls and create big waves.

step4: Section for Victory Rolls

Separate a section of hair from your center parting down towards your ear on each side. Clip away the rest of your hair to keep it out of the way.

step5: Tease and Smooth

Tease the bottom of the side sections to add volume, then lightly smooth the top to create a sleek look.

step6: Create the Victory Rolls

Swoop the hair forward to create the base of the victory roll. Curl the remaining hair to form the roll and secure it with bobby pins. Make sure to create symmetrical rolls on both sides.

step7: Secure and Set

Once the victory rolls are in place, spray them with hairspray to ensure they stay in shape. Release the remaining hair and style as desired.

step8: Finishing Touches

Brush through the hair to blend everything together and give a polished finish. Add more hairspray if needed to hold the style in place.

step9: Final Steps

Admire your vintage-inspired victory roll hairstyle! If you enjoyed the tutorial, give it a thumbs up and subscribe for more hair tutorials.

That’s it! You’ve now mastered the vintage pin-up hairstyle with victory rolls and bangs. Enjoy experimenting with different variations of this classic look!

Pin Up Rockabilly Hairstyle For Short Hair Tutorial

This one’s for our short-haired ladies! We absolutely adore this fabulous video tutorial from Kandy K, showing us how to achieve the perfect Pinup Pin Curl with short, voluminous locks.

This look is an excellent go-to for quick Rockabilly glamour, and what’s even better, it can be completed in just a matter of minutes. It doesn’t get much better than that! In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a pin-up, rockabilly hairstyle perfect for short hair.

How to do Pin Up Rockabilly Hairstyle For Short Hair Tutorial

step1: Side Part and Prep

Begin by creating a side part in your hair. Choose the side where you want your front curl to go. Section off a small portion of hair in the front, about an inch wide.

step2: Curl the Front

Using either straighteners or curling tongs, curl the front section of hair away from your face. Twist the hair at an angle while curling, then roll it up and pin it with clips. Repeat this process for three or four curls to create the front roll.

step3: Curl the Side Sections

On the opposite side of your front curl, part the hair and curl it in the opposite direction to create side curls. Use the same curling technique as before, ensuring the curls are set before cooling.

step4: Create Volume on Top

Tease the crown of your head to create volume. Brush the hair upwards and tease it at the roots to add height and fullness.

step5: Curl the Top

Curl the remaining hair on top of your head, focusing on creating loose curls for added volume and texture.

step6: Set with Hairspray

Once all the curls are in place, spray your hair with a flexible hairspray to set the curls. Allow the hair to cool completely before removing the clips.

step7: Release and Tease

Carefully remove the clips from the curls and use your fingers to gently separate and loosen the curls. Tease the hair at the roots to add volume and texture, especially at the crown.

step8: Style and Finish

Use your fingers to style the curls and create your desired look. If needed, use hairspray to hold the style in place and add shine.

step9: Final Touches

Adjust the curls and style as desired, making sure both sides are even and balanced. Add any additional hairspray or teasing to perfect the look.

step10: Optional Extensions

If you have longer hair extensions, you can incorporate them into this style for added length and volume. Simply clip them in and style as usual.

step11: Admire and Enjoy

Now that your pin-up rockabilly hairstyle is complete, take a moment to admire your vintage-inspired look! Whether it’s for a special occasion or everyday wear, rock this style with confidence.

There you have it! A fabulous pin-up rockabilly hairstyle for short hair that’s full of volume and retro flair. Enjoy experimenting with different variations and making this style your own!

Quick And Easy Long Lasting Casual Updo Rockabilly-inspired Hairstyle

What Materials You Need

A can of Bed Head by TIGI’s Hard Head Hairspray
Several bobby pins
A hair elastic
A teasing comb or brush
Your favorite bandana or head scarf

How To Do A Quick And Easy Long Lasting Casual Updo

step 1: Prep Your Hair

Divide your hair into two sections: the front (bangs area) and the back.Use bobby pins to clip the front section aside for later.

step 2: Create the Messy Bun

Pull the back section of your hair up into a messy bun (sloppy top knot).Secure the bun with a hair elastic at the top of your head.

step 3: Style the Front Pouf

Tease one layer at a time from the front section of your hair for volume.For extra hold, spray each teased layer with Bed Head by TIGI’s Hard Head Hairspray.Gather the teased hair, twist the ends, and push it forward to create a retro bump.Smooth any flyaways with a brush.

step 4: Secure the Front Pouf

Use bobby pins to secure the front pouf in place.Set the pouf with Bed Head by TIGI’s Hard Head Hairspray.

step 5: Refine the Bun

Redo the bun, excluding any front hair strands.Secure the bun tightly with a hair elastic.Optionally, loosen the bun slightly for added volume before securing it with bobby pins.

step 6: Tie the Headscarf

Fold the bandana in half and roll it into a flat band about 1 inch thick.Wrap the bandana around your head from back to front, tying the ends just behind the front pouf.

Complete the Hairstyle

Congratulations! You’ve achieved the stylish and easy Rockabilly-inspired hairstyle. It’s a polished alternative to a basic top knot.


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