AHP Indie Stylist

Volume 1, Issue 4

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56 indie stylist Volume 1 Issue 4 the throwback The bouffant became popular in the early 1960s when First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy rocked the style, and the look was widely imitated. By the mid-1960s, women and girls around the world were wearing some form of the big do, which in one variation or another remained fashionable until the early 1970s. Hair at the crown was lifted by backcombing to create a pile of loosely knotted hair on the top and upper sides of the head. Unteased bangs were swept to the side to give a smooth, sleek look, and the ends of the outer hair would be combed, cut, curled, or flipped in many distinctive ways. The Bouffant Big hair of the early 1960s meant serious backcombing and lots of hairspray by Mary Barthelme Abel

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