These beautiful 1920’s hairstyles are back and better than ever. Everyone knows that vintage styles always come back around if you wait long enough. And here, we have found you 50 of the best styles from the 1920s. These looks are even easier to pull off today because of all our advances in hair products. Back in the day, these women had to use crazy methods to get their hair to curl or even use real irons to straighten their hair.
Now you can pull these looks off and find the hair accessories easily. Many of these looks have classic flapper headbands and beads. And this was the first time in history that women were cutting their hair short so that is why there are so many 1920’s hairstyles for short hair. Now, let’s take a look and find you your next look!
1. 1920’s Hairstyles with Hair wrap
Up first is this pretty-looking style with a headwrap. This black and white photo gives off so many retro vibes. She has kept her style messy and loose with her head wrapped right on her forehead.
2. 1920’s Hairstyles with Thin Patch Headband
We are calling all flapper ladies for this next look. Here she has styled her pretty blonde hair with loose curls and a thick side part. Then she put on a beautiful headband to hold her hair back, which looks perfect.
3. 1920’s Curly Short Hair with Pearls
Beads were all the rage back in the early 20s, and they have recently come back into style. Here she kept her waves loose and even. Then she added the perfect amount of pearls to her hair and her makeup.
4. 1920’s Flapper Head
Flapper hairstyles come in different styles, but headbands are always in the mix. Here she kept her hair short and straight in a bob cut with bangs. Then she added a big pretty headband on top.
5. 1920’s Retro Hairstyles
Here is a short and sassy hairstyle for blonde hair. In the photo above, she has parted her hair to the side and added big curls straight from the 1920s. Her outfit is setting the vibe for this retro look.
6. 1920’s on Short Bob
This next look would be so perfect for those ladies who want a low-maintenance style. She has kept it short right at the chin line with a side part. Then all you have to do is add in a big clip to keep the hair out of the face, and you are all set.
7. 1920’s Hair Updo
Here is an elegant updo with a beautiful pearl clip. Here she has curled the edges and brushed them back to lay right on top of the rest of the hair. Be sure to add plenty of hairspray to keep your style looking fresh all day.
8. 1920’s on Warm Copper Hair
The rich copper color is a perfect look for the fall. In the photo above, she has kept her hair short with a beautiful copper color that is tied back with a thick headband. Be sure to curl the hair around the face to get the most out of this pretty 1920s hairstyle.
9. 1920’s on Fingerwaves
One of the best trends to come out of the 1920s is the finger wave. This style has stayed around for so long, and women of all ages love wearing this look. Here she added a small hat on top to set it all off.
10. Pin Up 1920’s Hairstyles
Pin-ups styles are always so elegant and fashionable. In the photo above, she has her short hair styled with loose curls and a beautiful beaded and crystal headband. It looks like she even added a few streaks of silver.
11. 1920’s on Long Curly Hair
This long hairstyle is perfect for girls who like to keep their hair thick and curly. Here she has added spiral curls and kept the hair loose and added a top hat to set it all off.
12. 1920’s Vintage Hairstyles
Here is a look that combines all the best things to come out of the 20s short hair, long beads, and a pretty headband. She has pinned most of her hair back into a small bun and added a braid in the front.
13. 1920’s with Peacock Feathered Headband
Peacocks are one of the prettiest animals in the world, and women are always taking inspiration from their colors and feathers. Here she has pinned her hair back with a big headpiece and matching long gloves.
14. 1920’s Buck Hairstyles Updo
Up next is a beautiful style with spiral curls and a lovely hairpiece added in the front. This would be a perfect style to wear to a wedding or big night out on the town.
15. 1920’s on Black Hair Net Headband
Another way to wear your 1920s hair is with side bangs and a big headpiece. Here she has added a few waves into the bangs and set it all off with retro makeup, and it looks fantastic.
16. 1920’s on Short Bleach Blonde
Ladies with bleach-blonde hair, this next style would be perfect for you. In the vintage look above, her short blonde hair is pinned up perfectly and brushed back behind her ears. Set it off with a pretty dress and beads, as she has done here, and you will love your new style.
17. 1920’s on Great Gatsby
Gatsby’s hairstyles were some of the best styles to come out of the 1920s. Here she has her hair pinned up and wrapped together with a beaded headband. Do not forget to add a big feature to set it all off.
18. 1920’s Showgirl
Up next is a showgirl style that looks amazing with her short blonde hair. Here she has added in finger waves and pinned it all up with a pretty headpiece and clip.
19. 1920’s Bronze Hair
Bronze hair is such a good idea during the fall. After you decide to add this gorgeous hue to your hair, add in loose waves and a side part, and you are all set.
20. 1920’s Starlight
This next style is straight out of a cartoon. Here she has her long blonde hair styled with perfect waves and it looks amazing. This would be a fun style to wear to a Halloween party, or out to a nice show.
21. 1920’s on Side Fingerwaves
Fingerwaves can be done in so many different ways. Here she has her styled on the side and held together with big metal clips. Once you are ready to head out, you can remove the clips, and your hair should stay looking fresh and beautiful.
22. 1920’s Feathered Gatsby
Up next is another gatsby style. Here she has kept her hair about mid-length with big curls and a fancy feather added in. Pair it with a long beaded necklace and sparkly dress and you are all set.
23. 1920’s Prom Updos
If you are looking for a prom updo, you can stop your search now because this next style is so beautiful. Here she has styled her blonde hair with spiral curls pinned up that all feed into a loose bun in the back.
24. 1920’s Old Hollywood Candid
This next look is an elegant and timeless style. This is an old Hollywood style where the bangs are pressed down against the forehead, and the rest of the hair is pulled back tight.
25. One Sided Pin Up 1920’s
Pinup styles have never looked so good. Here she styled her red hair about shoulder length with pretty curls and a side part. Be sure to add a big clip on the side to get the most out of this 1920s hairstyle.
26. 1920’s Finger Waves with Ruby Red Lace Hairstyle
Red and black are two of the best colors to add to your hair. Here she has kept the base of her hair dark and added the perfect amount of red along the edges. This is such a pretty style you are guaranteed to get so many compliments.
27. 1920’s Faux Bob Hairstyles
Faux bobs are all the rage in 2022. Here she has added a light peach and dark ash gray color to her loosely curled hair and it looks amazing. You could wear this style loose and casual or out on the town because either way, you are going to look amazing.
28. 1920’s Bouncy Waves Hairstyles
If bouncy waves are your thing then this next style would be perfect for you. Here she has her dark brown hair curled perfectly up and added a lovely white headband with a big feather on the top. You will be a show-stopper with this lovely style.
29. 1920’s on Short Bangs Hairstyles
The 1920s had so many different trends. And one of the best in the short bang style, which today is known as micro bangs. Here she has a short, blunt bob style with short bangs styled in perfectly.
30. 1920’s Hair with Antique Headpiece
Adding in an antique headpiece is always a fast way to create a 1920s style. Here she has twisted and curled her hair back and set it off with a gold clip. You can find these types of pieces in thrift or antique stores.
31. 1920’s with Pearls
Adding pearls to your style is another fast way to create a throwback style. Here she has added finger waves into her bangs and added a big and beautiful pearl headband. Be sure to pull the hair back and tie it back and you are all set.
32. 1920’s Hairstyles on Redhead
This next hairstyle is a perfect style for all you natural, or unnatural, redheads out there. Here she has a bright red hue that is twisted and curled back. Add a flower piece to set your style off.
33. 1920’s Hairstyle on Feather and Net with Clip
Women loved wearing headpieces and hats back in their 20s. Here she has a feathered cap with a beaded clip on top of her pretty red hair. She has curled the bangs back and thrown the rest of her hair in a low bun, which looks amazing.
34. 1920’s Hairstyle on Purple Hair with Pearls
If you need to add a bit of color to your life, you could always go for this bright purple hue. On top of the pretty hair color, she has also styled her short hair with perfect finger waves and added beaded pins.
35. 1920’s Bleach Blonde Hairstyles
All women should go blonde at least once in their life. Here she has parted her short hair to the side and curled the hair away from her face and it looks amazing.
36. 1920’s Hollywood Waves Hairstyles
Adding in big Hollywood waves is a surefire way to make you feel like a million bucks. Here she has added volume and texture to her hair by adding big Hollywood curls. Be sure to keep the bangs big and teased to get the most out of this style.
37. 1920’s on Hairwrap Fingerwaves Side Bangs
Finger waves and head wraps are two of the best styles to come out of the 1920s. Here she kept her style pressed back and added in a red and white checkered headband. This is a lovely way and fast way to style your hair.
38. 1920’s on Brown Balayage
A balayage is always a good idea when you are thinking about adding color to your hair. Here she went with a balayage that starts dark on the top and it gradually fades to a light blonde on the bottom. Add in waves and a beaded headband and you are all set.
39. 1920’s Disco Hairstyles
Disco hair is such a vibe. Here she has her light blonde hair curled loosely with a middle part. She also added a slim and beautiful headband to set it off.
40. 1920’s Hairstyles Side Bangs
Side bangs are not new; women of the 1920s loved wearing them too. In the photo above, she has styled her side bangs with big waves that are pressed down close to her face. Be sure to part your hair on the side to get the most out of this retro hairstyle.
41. 1920’s Side Ladder Hairstyles
The best way to describe this hairstyle would be to call it a side ladder style. Here she has kept her hair short and cut around the natural hairline. But this style is so special because she has added a thick sideburn layer to create texture.
42. 1920’s on Long Glam Waves Hairstyles
Nothing beats a long glam look. In the 1920s hairstyle above she kept her hair long and stylish with loose beach waves. Be sure to part your hair on the side and style your bangs teased up high.
43. 1920’s on Spiral Back Hairstyles
Next up is a beautiful updo that you could wear on your wedding day, prom, or any special event you have coming up. Here they have added beautiful spirals, waves, and curls and pressed them all down. Be sure to add plenty of hairspray throughout the day to ensure your style stays looking fresh.
44. 1920’s on Wavy Bob Hairstyles
Bob hairstyles have always been around and are not going anywhere anytime soon. She has styled her pretty bob haircut with her bangs pressed down and added the slightest touch of finger waves, which looks amazing.
45. 1920’s Hanging Streak Hairstyles
This next look would be perfect for women who have long and thick hair. Here she has curled her hair in an updo that is all held together with a black headband worn in the 1920s way. Add in a big feather to match your style and you are all set.
46. Black Hair on Flapper Hair
Flapper’s hair is another one of those popular 1920 hairstyles. Here she has her hair pinned up in the back in a loose bun and added a lovely sparkly headband in the front.
47. Hollywood Ombre Waves
The ombre style has been around for so long, and it is still a popular way to style your hair. Here her ombre starts with a dark brown hue and fades down to end in a light reddish brown color. Add in loose waves and a big clip, and you are all set.
48. 1920’s Turban Hairstyles
Turbans are always a great way to accessorize your style. Here she went with a green velvet one with a circular pattern in the front. Curl the rest of your hair out on the sides, and you will love how you look.
49. 1920’s on Medium Brown Hairstyles
Medium brown hair can be worn in so many different ways. She has her curled and pinned up under a feathered and crystal headband. You could wear this 1920s hairstyle just about anywhere and look amazing.
50. 1920’s on All-in-Side Spiral Bangs Hairstyles
Here is a very fashionable way to wear your short blonde hair. In the photo above, she parted her hair on the side and pulled it all over. Then she added the perfect amount of curls, which looked so pretty. You will need to add plenty of products to keep your hair fresh.
Are you ready to try one of these 1920 hairstyles? Which one was your favorite? Please leave a comment and let us know if you like adding a headband or big feather to your retro hairstyle!
Jenni Haward has been working as a hairstylist for almost 11 years. With that much experience, she was able to start her own business. It has been two years since she started and had made three salons in three different cities and is still growing. She is continuing to pursue the career hoping to impact more with her skills and knowledge.