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get the look: 1930's

I love this 1930's look I did for my #100HairDays challenge! I love how the 1920's look became softer in the 1930's. Women rebelled in the 1920s by cutting their hair really short but in the 1930's they started to bring feminine hair back. Many of the 1930's hairstyles that became popular were introduced by movie stars such as Joan Crawford and Greta Garbo. While finger waves were still incorporated into the popular 1930's hairstyle, the waves more lush and not slicked onto the head. 

What You Need:

Step 1: Start with clean hair. It's best to blow it out before styling.

Step 2: Create a side part and then divide hair into 4 sections using Darby Clips.

Step 3: Curl your hair into tighter curls with the Beachwaver Pro. Make sure all curls are uniform in size. See tutorial on how to get a tighter curl with the Beachwaver Pro here.

Step 5: Let all the curls completely cool.

Step 4: Using the On Set Styling Brush, you want to gently start brushing out the curls until they mold together and create waves.

Step 5: Using the brush and your fingers, you want to mold the waves so that they have shape.

Step 6: If you have long hair, you can use the Wrap Up to create a faux bob! Tutorial here.

Step 7: Finish the style by spraying hair with a flexible hold hairspray for extra hold. 

In the 30s, the makeup look was much more refined than in the 1920s. Makeup companies like Max Factor and Elisabeth Arden were household names. The makeup style was all about eyes, especially big eyelashes, and dark lips.

Here's what Gianpaolo Ceciliato used to create my look:

  • Josie Maran Argan Infinity
  • Josie Maran Beautiful Eyeshadow quad – Dark Purple Shadow
  • Nars Lip Gloss in Rose Gitane
  • Lip Liner in Currant

Xo,

Sarah

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