Hot Hair Trend: Rockabilly and Victory Rolls

WRITTEN BY: Elizabeth On 12/09/2011 • Hair

Hot Hair Trend: Rockabilly and Victory Rolls

It's the holiday season, which means a lot of people are looking for hairstyling ideas for Christmas parties, Hanukkah parties, New Year's Eve parties...you get the idea. If you're looking for a new way to do your hair for the holidays, it may be the perfect time to embrace the resurgence of rockabilly.

Submitted by Elizabeth on 12/09/2011 - 11:05
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Rockabilly stems from the birth of rock n' roll as it began to emerge from bluegrass and country music. Nowadays the term covers a whole subculture that takes its cues from the fashion and style and trends of the rebellious, edgy rockabilly era of the 40s and 50s. (That's right: the 50s weren't all June-Cleaver-pearls.) What does this mean for you? It means amazing vintage, pin-up style hair trends that you can make your own.

If you want to go all out rockabilly, overhaul your look with elements like short cropped bangs ala Bettie Page and either going root-to-tip black or adding bright colors to your hair like cherry red, either all over or in strategic places.

If, however, you just want to go rockabilly or vintage for an evening, try rocking victory rolls. rockabillie on YouTube has a great tutorial on how to achieve this look:

We have to say that this is we love about beauty and fashion and this whole industry. Fantastic trends come back into fashion, evolve with modern twists, and instead of forgetting all about our past, we build it on to develop future creativity.