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1980s Hairstyles and Attitudes

1980s Hairstyles
Colourful streaks, flamboyant makeup, and bright nail colours are typical of the 1980s (left). On the right, we show a toned down version of the style with pink lips paired soft waves.
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Colourful streaks, flamboyant makeup, and bright nail colours are typical of the 1980s

There is no better inspiration for going all out and showing your colourful and daring side than the 1980s fashion! Even if creating fashion shock waves is not quite your cup of tea, you will still adore our softer versions of the 1980s style!

  • With so many colourful fashion and hair styling tools at hand and in style it is little wonder that some styles may be on the far side of tasteful expression. 1980s hairstyles show plenty of volume, the side flip is back and the front of the hair is normally shorter than the back of the hair.

    Check out our gallery of 1980s inspired hairstyles!

  • Gallery: Hairstyles Inspired by the 1980s

    1980s Hairstyles: Short Front Hair, Long Back Hair

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    1980s Hairstyles: Short Front Hair, Long Back Hair

    This hairstyle has the lengths of hair gradually increasing toward the back giving a more punk inspired look from the 1980s. If you’re looking to go a deep shade of black that goes perfectly with this style, check out our LIVE 99 Deep Black for an intense black shade.

    1980s Hairstyles: High-Volume Curls

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    1980s Hairstyles: High-Volume Curls

    Extreme-volume and curls are straight from the 1980s! Whether you have natural curls or need a little help from a curling wand, this look suits anyone! For extra volume, sprinkle a little got2b Volumising Powder at the roots.

    1980s Hairstyles: Using Scrunchies

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    1980s Hairstyles: Using Scrunchies

    Eye-catching fashion scrunchies used to be the most popular hair accessories in the 1980s and these can be whatever size or design suits you the best. They can be used to accessories a half up-do or a high ponytail!

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